22points

Apple Earpods

53points

Beats by Dre Solo HD

Apple Earpods
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52 facts in comparison

Apple Earpods vs Beats by Dre Solo HD

Apple Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD

Why is Apple Earpods better than Beats by Dre Solo HD?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has an earbud form
    ?

Why is Beats by Dre Solo HD better than Apple Earpods?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be folded
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has an on-ear form
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  • 0.16m longer cable
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    1.36mvs1.2m

Price comparison

Apple Earpods

ProductStorePrice
Apple Earpods amazonApple EarPods with Lightning Connector -...Apple EarPods with Lightning Connector - White
amazon logo
$18
Apple Earpods walmartApple EarPods with Remote and Mic
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$14
Apple Earpods walmartApple AirPods Max - Pink
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$535
Apple Earpods bhphotovideoApple AirPods Max (Silver)
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$489
Apple Earpods bhphotovideoApple AirPods Max (Pink)
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$439
Apple Earpods bhphotovideoApple In-Ear Headphones with Remote and ...Apple In-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic
bhphotovideo logo
$69
Apple Earpods aliexpressOriginal Air J18 TWS Pro Wireless Headph...Original Air J18 TWS Pro Wireless Headphones Bluetooth Earphone Earpod Earbuds Gaming Headset For Xiaomi iPhone Apple Earphones
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$16
Apple Earpods aliexpressNEW Original Air Pro 4 TWS Wireless Head...NEW Original Air Pro 4 TWS Wireless Headphones Fone Bluetooth Earphones Mic Pods In Ear Earbuds EarPods sport Headset For Xiaomi
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$7.34
Apple Earpods aliexpressOriginal Air Pro 4 TWS Bluetooth 5.0 Ear...Original Air Pro 4 TWS Bluetooth 5.0 Earphone Wireless Headphones Sports Earbuds Gaming Headset For Xiaomi Apple iPhone Earphone
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$14

Beats by Dre Solo HD

ProductStorePrice
Beats by Dre Solo HD amazonBeats EP Wired On-Ear Headphones - Batte...Beats EP Wired On-Ear Headphones - Battery Free for Unlimited Listening, Built in Mic and Controls - Red
amazon logo
$80
Beats by Dre Solo HD amazonBeats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones -...Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Apple W1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth, 40 Hours of Listening Time, Built-in Microphone - Black (Latest Model)
amazon logo
$150
Beats by Dre Solo HD amazonBeats by Dr. Dre - Beats Solo3 Wireless ...Beats by Dr. Dre - Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Black (Renewed)
amazon logo
$120
Beats by Dre Solo HD amazonPowerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds - Apple ...Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds - Apple H1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth Headphones, 9 Hours of Listening Time, Sweat Resistant, Built-in Microphone - Black
amazon logo
$200
Beats by Dre Solo HD walmartNew Beats By Dre Solo 3 On Ear Wireless ...New Beats By Dre Solo 3 On Ear Wireless Headphones
walmart logo
$161
Beats by Dre Solo HD walmartBeats Studio3 Wireless Over-Ear Headphon...Beats Studio3 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones - The Beats Decade Collection - Defiant Black-Red
walmart logo
$269
Beats by Dre Solo HD bhphotovideoBeats by Dr. Dre Beats Solo3 Wireless On...Beats by Dr. Dre Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones (Black / Icon)
bhphotovideo logo
$189
Beats by Dre Solo HD bhphotovideoBeats by Dr. Dre Neighborhood Collection...Beats by Dr. Dre Neighborhood Collection Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones (Turf Green)
bhphotovideo logo
$220
Beats by Dre Solo HD bhphotovideoBeats by Dr. Dre Neighborhood Collection...Beats by Dr. Dre Neighborhood Collection Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones (Break Blue)
bhphotovideo logo
$294
Beats by Dre Solo HD aliexpressReplancement Earpads Cushion for Beats B...Replancement Earpads Cushion for Beats By Dr Dre Solo 1.0 Solo1.0 Solo HD Headset (Ear pads/cushion)Ear Pad Repair Parts
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$4.79
Beats by Dre Solo HD aliexpressCompatible With Beats by Dr. Dre Solo 1....Compatible With Beats by Dr. Dre Solo 1.0 Solo HD Headphones Top Headband Leather Rubber Pad Cushion
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$11
Beats by Dre Solo HD aliexpressReplacement Ear Pads Cushion for Beats B...Replacement Ear Pads Cushion for Beats By Dr.Dre Solo 1.0 / Solo HD Headphones Headsets Ear Pad
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$4.19

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User reviews

Overall Rating

Apple Earpods
8.0
2 User reviews
Apple Earpods
8.0/10
2 User reviews
Beats by Dre Solo HD
0.0
0 User reviews
Beats by Dre Solo HD
0.0/10
0 User reviews

Features

Build quality

8.5/10
2 votes
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Sound quality

8.5/10
2 votes
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Value for money

8.5/10
2 votes
No reviews yet
 

Comfort

6.5/10
2 votes
No reviews yet
 

Noise isolation

6.5/10
2 votes
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Comments

Owen

Owen

7 months ago

10 / 10

it is the bare minimum for good headphones

Owen

Owen

7 months ago

10 / 10

0 users found this helpful
Naresh

Naresh

9 days ago

6 / 10

best product

Naresh

Naresh

9 days ago

6 / 10

easy to use and good

0 users found this helpful

Design

1.weight

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160g

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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.can be folded
Apple Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
4.has a tangle free cable
Apple Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
5.travel bag is included
Apple Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an open-back design
Apple Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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.
7.is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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.
8.sweat resistance
Apple Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Sound quality

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Apple Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.highest frequency

21000Hz

20000Hz

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

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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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45 Ohms

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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104dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
7.has a neodymium magnet
Apple Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Power

1.Battery life

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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

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
3.Has USB Type-C
Apple Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.has a battery level indicator
Apple Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has wireless charging
Apple Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
8.has a removable battery
Apple Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Apple Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

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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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.has ambient sound mode
Apple Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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 Earpods
Beats by Dre Solo HD
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

18.90 €

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Price comparison

Apple Earpods

ProductStorePrice
Apple Earpods amazonApple EarPods with Lightning Connector -...Apple EarPods with Lightning Connector - White
amazon logo
$18
Apple Earpods walmartApple EarPods with Remote and Mic
walmart logo
$14
Apple Earpods walmartApple AirPods Max - Pink
walmart logo
$535
Apple Earpods bhphotovideoApple AirPods Max (Silver)
bhphotovideo logo
$489
Apple Earpods bhphotovideoApple AirPods Max (Pink)
bhphotovideo logo
$439
Apple Earpods bhphotovideoApple In-Ear Headphones with Remote and ...Apple In-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic
bhphotovideo logo
$69
Apple Earpods aliexpressOriginal Air J18 TWS Pro Wireless Headph...Original Air J18 TWS Pro Wireless Headphones Bluetooth Earphone Earpod Earbuds Gaming Headset For Xiaomi iPhone Apple Earphones
aliexpress logo
$16
Apple Earpods aliexpressNEW Original Air Pro 4 TWS Wireless Head...NEW Original Air Pro 4 TWS Wireless Headphones Fone Bluetooth Earphones Mic Pods In Ear Earbuds EarPods sport Headset For Xiaomi
aliexpress logo
$7.34
Apple Earpods aliexpressOriginal Air Pro 4 TWS Bluetooth 5.0 Ear...Original Air Pro 4 TWS Bluetooth 5.0 Earphone Wireless Headphones Sports Earbuds Gaming Headset For Xiaomi Apple iPhone Earphone
aliexpress logo
$14

Beats by Dre Solo HD

ProductStorePrice
Beats by Dre Solo HD amazonBeats EP Wired On-Ear Headphones - Batte...Beats EP Wired On-Ear Headphones - Battery Free for Unlimited Listening, Built in Mic and Controls - Red
amazon logo
$80
Beats by Dre Solo HD amazonBeats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones -...Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Apple W1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth, 40 Hours of Listening Time, Built-in Microphone - Black (Latest Model)
amazon logo
$150
Beats by Dre Solo HD amazonBeats by Dr. Dre - Beats Solo3 Wireless ...Beats by Dr. Dre - Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Black (Renewed)
amazon logo
$120
Beats by Dre Solo HD amazonPowerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds - Apple ...Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds - Apple H1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth Headphones, 9 Hours of Listening Time, Sweat Resistant, Built-in Microphone - Black
amazon logo
$200
Beats by Dre Solo HD walmartNew Beats By Dre Solo 3 On Ear Wireless ...New Beats By Dre Solo 3 On Ear Wireless Headphones
walmart logo
$161
Beats by Dre Solo HD walmartBeats Studio3 Wireless Over-Ear Headphon...Beats Studio3 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones - The Beats Decade Collection - Defiant Black-Red
walmart logo
$269
Beats by Dre Solo HD bhphotovideoBeats by Dr. Dre Beats Solo3 Wireless On...Beats by Dr. Dre Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones (Black / Icon)
bhphotovideo logo
$189
Beats by Dre Solo HD bhphotovideoBeats by Dr. Dre Neighborhood Collection...Beats by Dr. Dre Neighborhood Collection Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones (Turf Green)
bhphotovideo logo
$220
Beats by Dre Solo HD bhphotovideoBeats by Dr. Dre Neighborhood Collection...Beats by Dr. Dre Neighborhood Collection Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones (Break Blue)
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$294
Beats by Dre Solo HD aliexpressReplancement Earpads Cushion for Beats B...Replancement Earpads Cushion for Beats By Dr Dre Solo 1.0 Solo1.0 Solo HD Headset (Ear pads/cushion)Ear Pad Repair Parts
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$4.79
Beats by Dre Solo HD aliexpressCompatible With Beats by Dr. Dre Solo 1....Compatible With Beats by Dr. Dre Solo 1.0 Solo HD Headphones Top Headband Leather Rubber Pad Cushion
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Beats by Dre Solo HD aliexpressReplacement Ear Pads Cushion for Beats B...Replacement Ear Pads Cushion for Beats By Dr.Dre Solo 1.0 / Solo HD Headphones Headsets Ear Pad
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