Apple adds iPhone, iPad color options to its Beats Solo2 wireless headphones

Apple adds iPhone, iPad color options to its Beats Solo2 wireless headphones
Last November, Apple launched the Beats Solo2 wireless headphones. Originally offered in red, blue, black and white (with a scarlet option exclusively for Verizon), the colors of the headsets apparently clashed with users' iPhones and iPads. As a result, Apple announced today that it is offering the Beats Solo2 wireless headphones in familiar silver, gold, and space gray colors.

While the colors have changed, the price remains the same $299, a $100 premium over the wired version of the Beats Solo2. And the original shades are still available if that is the way you want to go.

With a Bluetooth connection, you can play music wirelessly from your iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch as long as you are within 30-feet of the device. You can also use the built-in mic to take phone calls while wearing the Solo2 wireless headphones. The rechargeable battery that comes with the "cans" offers 12-hours of use before requiring a charge.

If being color-coordinated is important to you, the Beats Solo2 wireless headphones can be ordered from Apple starting today. Simply click on the sourcelink.


source: BeatsbyDre via 9to5Mac

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18 Comments

1. Scorpion67 unregistered

300$ smh

11. dimas

Posts: 3383; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Other headphones > Beats. Dre must be laughing so hard that he ripped Apple.

2. megaSUNNY

Posts: 88; Member since: Jun 26, 2012

Jusss... Became UGLY with those colours. Yuck!

3. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

They go together greatly. Both products are made for those who want to show off (not all iPhone owners, but all beats owners). Now, they are two peas in a pod.

17. T.Law

Posts: 423; Member since: May 10, 2014

Both overhyped and overpriced.

4. TheWeasel

Posts: 403; Member since: Dec 26, 2014

Gaudy colors for a pair gaudy, overpriced, sub-par pair of headphones/fashion accessories/status symbols. Any self-respecting headphone fan realizes these are trash for the price they are sold at.

5. TheWeasel

Posts: 403; Member since: Dec 26, 2014

*"for a pair of gaudy, overpriced, sub-par headphones..." I hadn't realized the edit button had been removed.

6. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Apple just now realized they were making/selling a product that matched aesthetically better with (fill in the blank of rival). Not that I mind the new color options. I like the look. The headphones still are not that great beyond a fashion item & oversaturated bass.

7. tedkord

Posts: 17417; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Has Apple changed anything in the Beats headphones, or are they still crap?

12. seven7dust unregistered

not yet !!! still the same products.... but I'm expecting a new product at wwdc or at the september fall event and hopefully a price cut.

13. obsidyen

Posts: 37; Member since: Feb 18, 2015

Solo 2 is significantly better than Solo, the sound is tuned more neutral than the original Solo and more musical, though it's still thick compared to something like Oppo PM-3. I would buy the Oppo PM-3.

8. darkkjedii

Posts: 31331; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Sweet product, but I'm good. Love the good ones, not bad.

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 31331; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Gold ones.

9. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Extremely nice but expensive. At the end, it is Apple + Beats!!!!

10. BLSEOTB

Posts: 334; Member since: Mar 24, 2015

HTC+Sennheiser or Audio Technica >>> Apple+Beats

18. BOSABOSS

Posts: 30; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

CED-EOTE

14. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Was giving these a listen yesterday as I'm on the new market for good audiophile headphones. This particular model is ok, the ear cups are way too small. I like the studio better. I like the dre beats pro as they do sound better than anything else I listened to (spent 4 hours). Too bad sennhiser hd700 series wasn't available to demo.

15. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

These match htc 1 m9 as well...

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