76points

Apple AirPods Max

47points

Beats Solo 3 Wireless

Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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54 facts in comparison

Apple AirPods Max vs Beats Solo 3 Wireless

Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless

Why is Apple AirPods Max better than Beats Solo 3 Wireless?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?
  • 8 more microphone(s)
    ?

    9vs1
  • Has ambient sound mode
    ?
  • Has Dolby Atmos
    ?
  • Has a gyroscope
    ?

Why is Beats Solo 3 Wireless better than Apple AirPods Max?

  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 20h longer battery life
    ?

    40hvs20h
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 169.8g lighter
    ?

    215gvs384.8g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • 71.98% cheaper
    ?

    160.07 €vs571.25 €

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User reviews

Overall Rating

Apple AirPods Max
8.7
28 User reviews
Apple AirPods Max
8.7/10
28 User reviews
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
8.0
2 User reviews
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
8.0/10
2 User reviews

Features

Build quality

9.0/10
28 votes
7.5/10
2 votes

Sound quality

9.2/10
28 votes
9.0/10
2 votes

Value for money

7.1/10
28 votes
8.0/10
1 votes

Comfort

8.2/10
28 votes
4.0/10
1 votes

Noise isolation

8.8/10
28 votes
8.0/10
1 votes

Comments

Hugo

Hugo

10 months ago

9 / 10

Meilleure isolation sonore du marché

Hugo

Hugo

10 months ago

9 / 10

Ce casque posède la meilleure isolation sonore du marché et le mode transparence est inégalé. En comparaison avec tous les autres casques qu j’ai testés, la qualité sonore est incroyable sans distortions, tout est bien ajusté, ni les mediums ni les graves et les aigues ne se prennent le dessus. La qualité de fabrication est folle aussi on entend aucun craquage du chassis.

Pros

  • Qualité sonore
  • Qualité de fabrication
  • Fonctionalités
  • Comfort

Cons

  • Prix
  • Adaptateur Jack 3.5mm non fournis
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William

William

6 months ago

5 / 10

Really nice sound and noise canceling

William

William

6 months ago

5 / 10

With the sound and noise cancelling being one of the best(better: Bose noice cancelling headphone, Sony wh1000-xm3/4), the rest is meh

Pros

  • Sound
  • Apple quality
  • Tech galore
  • ANC

Cons

  • Apple price
  • Basically for apple devices only
  • Uncomfortable and heavy
  • ANC sounds muffled
  • Useless and ugly case
  • Pretty fragile
1 users found this helpful
Amet

Amet

10 months ago

10 / 10

The best ANC headphones I have ever owned.

Amet

Amet

10 months ago

10 / 10

0 users found this helpful

Design

1.weight

384.8g

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.
2.has a detachable cable
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.Ingress Protection (IP) rating

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The first number of the IP rating refers to protection against dust, while the second number refers to protection against liquid. E.g. a first number of 6 denotes that it is completely dustproof, and a second number of 7 denotes that the device can withstand full immersion in water.
4.can be folded
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
5.has a tangle free cable
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
6.travel bag is included
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
7.has an open-back design
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
8.is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
9.sweat resistance
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Sound quality

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Apple AirPods Max
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.
2.lowest frequency

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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.highest frequency

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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
4.driver unit size

40mm

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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.impedance

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Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
6.sound pressure level

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Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
7.has a neodymium magnet
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
8.has passive noise reduction
Apple AirPods Max
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.

Power

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.charge time

2h

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
3.Has USB Type-C
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.has a battery level indicator
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has wireless charging
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
6.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
7.has a rechargeable battery
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
8.has a removable battery
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

5

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has aptX Adaptive
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
aptx Adaptive is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps), which means it can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as listening to HD audio or reducing interference from other devices.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
5.has LDAC
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
LDAC is a codec developed by Sony for Bluetooth audio. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high resolution audio. It can also automatically adjust to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
6.has aptX Low Latency
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
aptX Low Latency is a codec developed by Qualcomm. It uses Bluetooth 5.0 technology to provide low latency audio (around 40ms), which is useful when you want to avoid audio lag (e.g. when playing games).
7.has aptX HD
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
aptX HD is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
8.has AAC
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
AAC is a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
9.has a 3.5mm male connector
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
This audio plug allows you to connect to a range of devices which use a standard 3.5mm jack.

Features

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.has ambient sound mode
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Ambient sound mode uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard. It’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re jogging but still want to be able to hear traffic.
3.has in/on-ear detection
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Sensors can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused, saving battery life.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
5.has a mute function
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.multipoint count

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Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
7.control panel placed on a device
Apple AirPods Max
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.
8.can be used as a headset
Apple AirPods Max
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.
9.Has an in-line control panel
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Miscellaneous

1.has Dolby Atmos
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. By doing so, Dolby Atmos allows for immersive, 360-degree sound.
2.has a gyroscope
Apple AirPods Max
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

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