Apple Discounts BeatsX, Solo3 Wireless, and Powerbeats3 Wireless by $40 to $60

Apple has discounted its BeatsX, Solo3 Wireless, and Powerbeats3 Wireless headphones by $40 to $60 for a limited time in the United States.

Apple's discount on Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones also applies to the newer "Neighborhood Collection" colors.

Apple's BeatsX deal matches some other retailers, but Amazon and Best Buy each have better deals on the Powerbeats3 Wireless and Solo3 Wireless, with the products on sale for as low as $134.99 and $199.99 respectively.

Like AirPods, the BeatsX, Solo3 Wireless, and Powerbeats3 Wireless are equipped with Apple's W1 chip for instant pairing with an iPhone. They can then simultaneously connect to an Apple Watch, iPad, and Mac via iCloud.

All three headphones feature Fast Fuel. Five minutes of charging provides up to three hours of playback for the Solo3 Wireless, two hours of playback for the BeatsX, and an hour of playback for the Powerbeats3 Wireless.

Apple's special Beats prices are available in the United States only for a limited time.

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13 months ago
been using beatsx for a while, great headphones
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13 months ago
AFAICT, all Solo3 colors except purple? Which if course is the color my daughter wants... :(
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13 months ago
Those headphones are not very good. I lost a pair and replaced with $25 wireless ones from amazon that have better sound and bass and have lasted 1.5 years with no problems.
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13 months ago

I'm interested in the BeatsX, but only if they don't sound like beats, aka, flubby muffled garbage.

Beats changed how their headphones/earbuds sound, beginning when Apple bought them. Still bass heavy, but not at the expense of the rest of the audible spectrum like they used to be. IMO.
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13 months ago
The beatsx have been excellent for me. Especially the easy switching between devices with the w1 chip.
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13 months ago

For those trashing the Powerbeats 3, what is a good replacement for Wireless earbuds? My father wants some for Christmas, but earbuds never stay in his ears, so he prefers the hooks like the Powerbeats 3, any suggestions?

Edit: These are for working out.

I have a pair of the Powerbeats 3 and could not be more happy with them. I went through 3 pair of other bluetooth headphones for working out. The W1 experience is awesome for use with my iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. I got them last year as a Christmas gift and have used them 3-5 times a week since. Battery life is awesome and they stay in place while running because of the hook. I really don't know what problems others are having, but mine have been rock solid and would definitely recommend them. Maybe I just got lucky.
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13 months ago
Title should read: “Don’t buy from Apple. Amazon and Best Buy sell Beats cheaper.”
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13 months ago

I think if you’re an iPhone the user you’d have more of a reason to buy these regardless of the sound to which they at least sound “good.

They charge using a lightning connector and the the W1 chip which allows easy connection swapping between Apple devices.
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Is there a visual toggle in the control center specifically for audio source switching?

Only place I see a way to do it is in the music module.


The music module it is. If you are on iOS 11 simply tap on the radio wave like icon on the top right of the music module and then select your beats. If it's blue and pulsing then its connected already. Alternatively, you an also 3D Touch on the music module and tap the airplay icon. On iOS 10 I believe you can tap on the "now playing on" on the bottom of the music pane.

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13 months ago

I went with the beats x mostly because of the W1 chip and quick charge through a lightning cable but you've also brought up another feature that directed me towards the beats X which is physical controls.

I was going to also mention that for my personal taste I just really don't like how the airpods look when in use but if I'm being honest the beats x don't look much better lol.


Yeah my wife told me this morning I look like an idiot with the AirPods. :D. I’m still considering it a trial period, I have until Jan to return because of the holidays. I wouldn’t discourage the BeatsX either, the W1 seems great for multiple devices.
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13 months ago

They should discount some of their phones as well..


Why. Those are selling really well. But if you want a discount the carriers have lots of promotions this Black Friday and before.
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