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Beats by Dr. Dre Solo3 Wireless

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1947 reviews of Beats by Dr. Dre Solo3 Wireless. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the size and comfort. The design and usability also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the reliability, while many are critical about the treble quality and price.

sound, usability, design, comfort, size

price, treble quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Beats by Dr. Dre Solo3 Wireless is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Beats by Dr. Dre Solo3 Wireless


alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Beats by Dr. Dre Solo3 Wireless from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Reviewers are impressed by the sound. The size is also mentioned favorably.

size, sound

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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May, 2018

Expert review by : Andrew Wiliams (

Beats Solo 3 Wireless review


Fashion-focussed cans gets smart

Excellent wireless stability ; Good Bluetooth-phone interaction ; Energetic, punchy sound

Firm headband pressure ; Lack of fidelity for price

Smart wireless headphones that make some real techy improvements, but the sound unfortunately lags behind. The Beats Solo 3 Wireless make huge improvements in some areas, and change little in others. Top on its list of achievements are class-leading...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Stuart Miles (

Beats Solo 3 wireless headphones review: Bass solo


Beats has been pretty quiet of late, but with the launch of the new iPhone 7 and iOS 10 the company has released four new headphones - including an update to its popular Solo range. The Beats Solo 3 headphones offer a great music experience for a...

W1 connectivity for Apple users, big bass, long battery life, quick charge

Snug fit is a little too snug, bass can drown out detail, expensive

The Beats Solo 3 headphones offer a great music experience for a certain listener. The W1 connectivity options and huge battery life are certainly the stars of the show for the Solo 3.

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (

Beats Solo 3 Wireless


It's time for another crack at the Beats Solo formula, which has already produced some of the most popular headphones in the world.

Clever new tech for iPhone users, but otherwise sub-par performance from these new Beats headphones.

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : David Carnoy (

Beats Solo3 Wireless review


Beats' Solo3 Wireless on-ear Bluetooth headphone ($300/£250/AU$400) looks nearly identical to the Beats Solo 2 Wireless because -- on the outside at least -- Beats hasn't updated its design. The big change is on the inside: The Solo3 uses Apple 's new...

The Beats Solo3 Wireless is a well-built wireless headphone that sounds good in both wireless and wired modes and is relatively comfortable to wear for an on-ear headphone. Its battery life is best-in-class (40 hours) and has a remote control built-in...

It's expensive, and doesn't sound quite as good as other wireless headphones that cost $300.

Beats has taken the same headphone that so many people know and love and improved its battery life dramatically, but the price is still too high.

Nov, 2016

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Beats Solo 3 Wireless review


These headphones push the boundaries of wireless headphone technology, but not sound quality...

Full-bodied, bold sound ; Clear, clean midrange ; Excellent battery life and range ; Good connectivity with the iPhone 7

Lacks subtlety and detail ; Dynamically flat ; Fit is too tight ; No Lightning connector for iPhone 7

The Solo 3 Wireless boast impressive wireless technology, but lack the detail and subtlety we expect from headphones at this price

Nov, 2016

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Beats Solo3 Wireless review


A clever new wireless chipset means these long-lasting wireless cans can go the distance, too

Incredible wireless range ; 40 hour battery life ; Great design

No noise cancellation ; Better-sounding headphones available at this price ; Limited range of colours at launch

The Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones offer phenomenal wireless range and battery life, but at this price, we’d have liked noise cancellation as well

Oct, 2016

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Expert review by : Thomas McMullan (

Beats Solo 3 review: The best wireless headphones for your iPhone 7?


Apple's W1 chip gives the Beats Solo 3 speedy pairing and a stellar battery life

40-hour battery life ; Light and comfortable ; Ridiculously simple pairing

Sound not to everyone's taste ; Quite expensive

It may look a lot like its Solo 2 predecessor, and it remains pricey, but the W1 chip adds a great deal to the Beats Solo 3 package. If you’re an audiophile or need noise cancellation then you’ll want to look elsewhere – maybe towards the more...

Oct, 2016

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Product Specifications


Battery level indicator:Y
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:AAA / Built-in
Continuous audio playback time:3 / 40
Standby time:40


Colour of product:Black / Blue / Gold / Green / Grey / Pink gold / Red / Silver / Violet / Violet, White / White
Control type:In-line control
Headset type:Binaural
Volume Control:Digital
Wearing style:Head-band


Ear coupling:Supraaural
Headphone connectivity:3.5mm / Bluetooth


LED indicators:Y

Packaging Data

Cables included:Audio (3.5mm) / Audio (3.5mm), Micro-USB
Carrying case:Y
Number of products included:1
Quick start guide:Y
USB charger included:Y
Warranty card:Y


Brand compatibility:Apple / Universal
Connectivity Technology:Bluetooth / Wired/Bluetooth
Noise Reduction:Y
Operating keys:Play/pause, Track <, Track >, Volume +, Volume - / Track <, Track >, Volume +, Volume -
Plug and Play:Y

Ports & interfaces

2.5 mm connector:N / Y
3.5 mm connector:Y
Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wired/Wireless
Detachable cable:Y
Headset connectors supported:MICRO-USB
Interface Type:3.5 mm (1/8") / 3.5mm / USB / Bluetooth / 3.5 mm / USB / Bluetooth / 3.5mm
USB Connectivity:Y
USB connector:MICRO-USB / USB Type-A


Charging source:USB

Weight & Dimensions

Height :189 / 198