The Beats by Dre Solo HD portable headphones have a closed, on-ear design. These iPod/cellphone-centric headphones have a 50-inch detachable audio cord with a modified stereo 4 contact mini-plug that works with iPods, iPads, iPhones, and some other cellphones, but may not be compatible with other audio devices. The headphones have an inline microphone and inline remote with integrated volume, player function, and call connect/disconnect controls. Additional features Include earphones that fold for ease of storage. The Solo HD comes with a carrying case and is covered by a 12-month warranty.
About This Brand
Beats by dre, which spun off into its own company, Beats Electronics, after breaking ties with Monster Cable in 2011-2012, was purchased by Apple. Several models are currently available at a variety of prices to satisfy different target markets.
Features & Specs - beats by dre Beats Solo HD
Integrated microphone Has an integrated microphone for use with some cell phones or audio players with a recorder function.
Call connect/disconnect control This allows you to answer or disconnect from a phone call with some cell phones.
Call connect/disconnect control
Integrated volume control This allows you to adjust the volume without having to dig into your pocket or purse for a player.
Integrated volume control
Integrated function control This allows you to control some player functions (for example: play, pause, track skip) via a control without having to dig into a pocket or purse for a player.
Integrated function control
Cord length (in.) Cord lengths indicates the approximate length of the cord from the headset or earpiece to the plug, measured in inches.
Cord length (in.)
Plug type The type of connection at the end of the audio cord, which will be plugged into the source component. Most have 1/8-inch standard (3-contact) "mini" jacks that fit portable devices. Models intended for use with newer iPod, iPhone, and some Blackberry smartphones, that have integrated microphones, audio player controls, and call connect/disconnect controls use a 1/8-inch 4-conductor mini jack. The audio function of models with 4-conductor mini jacks may not work properly or consistently with non-iPod/iPhone devices.
4 contact Mini (1/8")
Warranty: parts, labor (mos.) Warranty (parts/labor, mo.) indicates the length of the manufacturer's warranty for parts and labor, in months.
Warranty: parts, labor (mos.)
Weight (oz.) Reflects the weight, in ounces, of the headphones including the audio cable and batteries, if any.
Great all around performance. I've carried many headphones on business trips and the Solo Beats the best I've found with suitable size. Carry case is perfect, no problem to squeeze an iPod in there as well.