Latest in Mobile

Image credit:

Apple rolls out new Beats headphones with AirPod tech built-in

Say hello to the Beats Solo3 Wireless, Powerbeats3 and a lower-priced BeatsX line.
982 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

Apple just confirmed it's ditching the old headphone jack, and also rolling out upgraded wireless headphones called AirPods. Naturally, its Beats brand is getting in the game, announcing headphones with the same W1 chip inside and slick wireless capabilities when used with an iPhone 7. All three models announced today include Class 1 Bluetooth to work across all kinds of media sources and some form of Fast Fuel charging. On the new BeatsX earphones, that means a promised 2 hours playback based on just five minutes of charging via Lightning cable, or eight hours on a full charge. They'll be available this fall in black or white for $150.

Gallery: Beats Wireless headphones with Apple W1 | 3 Photos

Beats 2016 headphones

Otherwise, there are newly enhanced Solo3 Wireless cups and Powerbeats3 wireless earphones. The Powerbeats3 Wireless promise an improved fit, plus an hour of playback after 5 minutes of charging via microUSB, or 12 hours from a full charge, at a price of $200 when they arrive this fall.

The Beats Solo3 Wireless can apparently run for up to 40 hours on a full charge thanks to the W1 chip, and play for three hours after five minutes of charging via microUSB. Preorders for those start today, at a price of $300. For more info check out the website here, or video previews of the new audio devices below.

Click here to catch all the latest news from Apple's "See You" event.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
982 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

Engadget's 2019 Back-to-School Guide

Engadget's 2019 Back-to-School Guide

View
Walmart sues Tesla after solar panels catch fire at stores

Walmart sues Tesla after solar panels catch fire at stores

View
A fourth 'Matrix' movie is happening

A fourth 'Matrix' movie is happening

View
Sega’s remastered ‘Yakuza’ bundle for PS4 comes to the US

Sega’s remastered ‘Yakuza’ bundle for PS4 comes to the US

View
NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa

NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr