46points
28points

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)

62points
45points

Beats Solo 3 Wireless

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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25 facts in comparison

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) vs Beats Solo 3 Wireless

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
46
points
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
62
points
Beats Solo 3 Wireless

Why is Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) better than Beats Solo 3 Wireless?

  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?
  • 3 more microphone(s)
    ?

    4vs1
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • 207g lighter
    ?

    8gvs215g
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • Has wireless charging
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  • Has an accelerometer
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  • Has an in-ear form
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Why is Beats Solo 3 Wireless better than Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 35h longer battery life
    ?

    40hvs5h
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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  • Has an on-ear form
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  • Can be folded
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  • Has a detachable cable
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Price comparison

Beats Solo 3 Wireless

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$151.41

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$129.95
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$139.99
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$159.99
Beats Solo 3 Wireless AmazonBeats Solo 3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones ...Beats Solo 3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Matte Gold (Renewed)
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$199.99
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$159.99
Beats Solo 3 Wireless AmazonBeats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones -...Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Apple W1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth, 40 Hours of Listening Time - Club Yellow (Latest Model)
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$199.95
Beats Solo 3 Wireless AmazonBeats by Dr. Dre - Beats Solo3 Wireless ...Beats by Dr. Dre - Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones - Gold(Renewed)
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$148.47
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$239.95
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.travel bag is included
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
3.weight

8g

215g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.has an in-ear form
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
5.has an L-shaped plug
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
6.has an on-ear form
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.has passive noise reduction
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
2.has active noise-canceling (noise control)
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

Power

1.Battery life

5h

40h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.number of microphones

4

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.can be used as a headset
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
4.has voice commands
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.Has voice prompts
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.control panel placed on a device
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

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