Deal: get the Beats Solo3, the only W1-equipped on-ear headphones, for $80 off


Several months after the debut of the Apple-made W1 wireless chip designed to fix wireless headphones' problems, the market hasn't exactly been overtaken by products that use it – in fact, there's only four models available right now. Today, Amazon has discounted all color variations of the first W1 headphones ever released, the Beats Solo3, with savings of up to $80.

The Solo3 also happen to be the only on-ear option available for those who need to have Apple's wireless chip, which promises lower power drain, among other benefits. So if you're in the market for new wireless headphones, now could be the perfect time to make the switch.

Even though all of the six colors are discounted, the Silver one costs $249, which is $30 higher than the rest's $219 price tag. Also, the price won't be visible until you add the product to your cart, so make sure to double-check before you pay. Unfortunately, we also can't tell you when the deal ends, so better act fast!

source: Amazon

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8 Comments

1. strbckboy

Posts: 20; Member since: Jul 13, 2016

I get that this site specializes in mobile phone coverage. But if you are going to report on things like headphones, You should probably know the difference between over-the-ear headphones and on- ear headphones. Beats Solo 3 headphones are considered on-ear headphones, because that is where they sit. You have to jump up to Bears Studio series headphones if you want over-the-ear. They have that designation because that is how they fit, over your ears.

3. xq10xa

Posts: 808; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

Or they should just know the difference between headphones and real headphones period. If you buy Beats by Dre........you already don't know wtf you are talking about. PA probably just pushing advertising for this garbage. You can buy headphones for half the price and are far superior in quality.

7. pendragon0202

Posts: 164; Member since: Feb 23, 2015

Exactly!

8. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

You may be correct, but what you don't get is that the average consumer doesn't know the difference in highend earphones/headphones and what they get out of the box with their phone. To them, they are more about fashion and showing off. These people want to have the flashy product to show off. They can do this with Beats and similiar product. Why? Because people know how much they paid for them. It's not about the sound at all. This happens with other products as well. Even people that care about sound will have proper headphones at home, but have a pair of Beats to show off on the go. im not one of these people, im just telling you like it is. You are way to caught in the tech part of it. It's not about that with these people. Where do you think the term "what are those" came from?

4. Kaloyan.C

Posts: 22; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

My bad, thanks for noticing!

2. jack123

Posts: 278; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

it'll go down to 180$ in the fall.

5. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

No thanks. These headphones are still way overpriced. Can get something with much better sound quality for half the money

6. SmiLeoGeo

Posts: 22; Member since: Jul 28, 2011

Walmart has them even cheaper at $199 at the moenmt online

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