If you have ever seen someone wearing headphones emblazoned with a lowercase “b” on the ear cups then you should be aware of the phenomenon that has become the Beats by Dre headphones.
Beats Electronics was established in 2008 by hip hop artist and music producer Dr. Dre and Chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M records Jimmy Lovine. Being in the music industry for so long allowed Dr. Dre and Lovine to have a keen insight as to what people would want to hear when they put on their headphones to listen to their music. Beats Electronics is comprised of the various Beat by Dr. Dre products such as headphones, earphones, and speakers. What was originally a product used primarily by music producers and those in the music industry has now become a must have for music listeners.
Beats headphones come in an assortment of styles and colors. Now considered to be the world’s most famous headphone, Beats headphones are constantly being improved. The new Beats Studio headphone is lighter and more comfortable than the original model. The redesign removed 13 percent off the original weight and included a more comfortable headband and softer ear cups with a flexible, custom fit. It guarantees precise sound and noise cancellation, and it comes with a 20 hour rechargeable battery. In order to avoid wasting energy, the headphone has an automatic on/off feature that turns the headphone off when it is unplugged. There is also a visible battery fuel gauge that allows users to monitor how much energy is available for use. The headphone can be charged via micro USBs. The Beats Studio headphones cost $300.
Similar to the Beats Studio headphone, the Beats Studio Wireless headphone offers the same features, but it also includes Bluetooth capability. The Beats Studio Wireless headphone allows the Bluetooth to stay connected up to 30 feet. These particular headphones cost $380.
Beats Solo HD headphones are similar to the other Beats models, but this particular model is less expensive. Also available in an assortment of colors, the Beats Solo HD headphone offers clear sound, but it lacks some of the features that make the Beats Studio and Beats Studio Wireless headphones appealing such as the noise cancellation, automatic on/off, and fuel gauge features. The one major attractive feature of this particular headphone is the built in microphone that allows users to easily switch between songs and incoming calls. The Beats Solo HD headphones cost $170.
Beats by Dre headphones are expensive, but they are also known for their quality sound. These headphones have been seen on celebrities ranging from Lebron James and Dwayne Wade to Lil’ Wayne and Eminem. The brand has received many celebrity endorsements and testimonials. Beats headphones are sold in a variety of electronics stores, as well as on the company’s website.