Beats Solo Buds Launching in June With 18-Hour Battery Life and a Tiny Case for $79.99

Alongside the new Beats Solo 4 headphones, Apple's Beats brand is announcing an all-new entry-level model of earbuds, Beats Solo Buds. Priced at $79.99 and shipping in June, Beats Solo Buds deliver 18 hours of battery life and come in the smallest case ever designed for Beats earbuds.

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Beats Solo Buds feature a custom-built acoustic architecture and an ergonomic design with four ear tip size options for a precise fit. There is no active noise cancelation on the Beats Solo Buds, but they do offer passive noise isolation to improve audio quality. A custom microphone design paired with an advanced noise-learning algorithm help deliver improved call quality.


When it comes to battery life, Beats Solo Buds offer up to 18 hours of playback right in the buds themselves without needing to recharge, which is easily the longest battery life for any Beats earbud product.

But when their batteries do run out, you'll need to find a power source, as the charging case does not include any additional battery storage onboard for recharging directly from the case. That not only helps keep costs down, but also allows for the tiny case that slips easily into a pocket and is 40% smaller than the case for Beats Studio Buds +.

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With up to 18 hours of battery life in the buds, most users will be able to go multiple days without needing to recharge Beats Solo Buds at all. When that time comes, however, all they have to do is to connect a power source to the USB-C port on the case, and that power source can even be an iPhone 15. A Fast Fuel feature provides an hour of playback time with just five minutes of charging.

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As with most other recent Beats headphones and earphones, Solo Buds include a custom Beats chip platform that allows for tight integration across both iOS and Android with one-touch pairing, automatic setup across devices, and support for Apple's Find My and Android's ‌Find My‌ Device services. The Beats 'b" buttons on the buds can be configured for a variety of functions, including music and phone call controls, voice assistant activation, and volume control.

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Beats Solo Buds will begin shipping in June and will be available in four colors: Matte Black, Storm Gray, Arctic Purple, and Transparent Red. With the introduction of Solo Buds, Beats will be discontinuing the standard Beats Studio Buds but will be retaining the more advanced Beats Studio Buds +. The Beats earbud lineup will also continue to include the Beats Fit Pro and Powerbeats Pro, so there will be a full range of truly wireless earphone options to suit all types of users.

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Top Rated Comments

Porco Avatar
4 weeks ago
“Beats Solo Buds feature a custom-built acoustic architecture and an ergonomic design”

Lol, doesn’t this just mean ‘they make sounds and they fit in your earhole’?
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
blairh Avatar
4 weeks ago
Powerbeats Pros need to be updated. And no the Beats Fit Pros are not the answer.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
brofkand Avatar
4 weeks ago
I actually like the fact that the case doesn't have a battery. I don't like that the AirPods are constantly charging up to 100%. Wears the batteries unnecessarily.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
iBreatheApple Avatar
4 weeks ago

Does the ‘b’ prevent you from wanting to buy them whereas you would otherwise?

(I’m honesty asking, not trying to be rude.)
the best thing about turning 30 is that you stop caring about how other people perceive what you have and I love it.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Rob__Mac Avatar
4 weeks ago
That is a really decent price.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tweaknmod Avatar
4 weeks ago

Too bad they’re Beats-branded.
Does the ‘b’ prevent you from wanting to buy them whereas you would otherwise?

(I’m honesty asking, not trying to be rude.)
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)