Beats PowerBeats2 Wireless In-Ear Headphones

Beats PowerBeats2 Wireless In-Ear Headphones

$199.95

3.0 out of 5 stars

Based on 176 reviews

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Product Information

  • Overview

    Performance and power

    Inspired by LeBron James, the Beats by Dr. Dre Powerbeats2 Wireless headphones are exceptionally light and deliver the power of dual-driver acoustics to propel you through rigorous workouts.

    Designed to endure

    The IPX-4 sweat- and water-resistance rating means Powerbeats2 Wireless are tough from ear bud to the tangle-free cable wrap around. There's also over-molding on the RemoteTalk for a no-slip grip when you’re changing volume, switching tracks, and making hands-free calls.

    More freedom

    From the street to the court, Powerbeats2 Wireless gives you the freedom to take your workout anywhere. Wireless Bluetooth lets you connect up to 30 feet from your Bluetooth-enabled iPhone, iPad, or iPod—so you can move freely and stay focused on your workout. A rechargeable battery with 6-hour playback gives you the power to endure to the end. If you’re on empty, a 15-minute quick charge delivers an extra hour of non-stop playback.

    Made to perform

    Designed with your active life in mind, Powerbeats2 Wireless is lightweight and compact with a flexible ear hook to ensure a comfortable and secure fit.

  • Highlights

    • Easily pairs within 30 feet of your Bluetooth-enabled iPhone, iPad, or iPod
    • Premium sound performance
    • Rechargeable six-hour battery
    • Sweat and water resistant
    • No-slip grip in-line microphone and remote for calls
    • Lighter, smaller, and with a flexible ear hook
  • Did you notice?

    You can be up to 30 feet away from your iPhone, iPad or iPod and still enjoy a strong connection with your music.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Hearing every detail of your music while you work out.
  • What's in the Box?

    • Beats by Dr. Dre Beats Powerbeats2 Wireless Headphones
    • Hard-shell carrying case
    • Universal micro-USB cable
    • Cable management clip
    • Quick-start guide
  • Tech Specs

    • Other Features: Bluetooth, With Remote and Mic, Sports & Fitness, Wireless
    • Form Factor: Ear Hook, In Ear
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number: MHBE2AM/A
    • UPC or EAN No.: 848447012398

    Warranty

    • Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
    • Warranty: One-year limited

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Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (3.0 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Audio Lip Sync Issue While Watching Videos

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    Sound quality and comfort are great. Overall near perfect while listening to music however there is an issue with the audio lip sy Sound quality and comfort are great. Overall near perfect while listening to music however there is an issue with the audio lip sync when watching videos on any of my Apple products (i.e. iPhone, iPad, MacBook etc..) This appears to be an Apple specific Bluetooth issue with no current fix.

    • Written by from Baton Rouge

    376 of 446 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Audio Lip Sync Issue While Watching Videos
  • Don't use for Video playback

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    The audio on these powerbeats is great. They are comfortable to wear as well.

    Where the powerbeats2 fail is in audio playback w The audio on these powerbeats is great. They are comfortable to wear as well.

    Where the powerbeats2 fail is in audio playback when watching video. I've experienced this on my iPhone 5s, iPad 4 and Mac. One solution provided was to reset the headphones - that doesn't address the problem.

    The firmware is supposedly upgradeable. Its been months since released and the version remains at 1.0.

    I would not recommend these headphone is your primary use is for watching Videos, the audio lag will drive you nuts. Now that Beats is owned by Apple, I am hoping that this gets resolved. Its surprising that they haven't dealt with this as of yet.

    Check other references to this problem on the web. It seems uniformly held as an issue.

    • Written by from Chelmsford

    313 of 357 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Don't use for Video playback
  • good sound but video delay issue with iPhone

    3.0 out of 5 stars

    When paired with my iPhone the audio is out of sync with the video and this is terribly annoying.

    • Written by from TRENTON

    266 of 301 people found this useful

    Was this useful? good sound but video delay issue with iPhone
  • Very Annoyed

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    I've had these headphones for about a month now and received them as a gift. They work really great when they're actually working. I've had these headphones for about a month now and received them as a gift. They work really great when they're actually working. I had a few instances where the sound cut out but nothing major. So after about a month, they won't charge anymore. I don't understand how I can have a product that costs $200 and have it fail within a month. It's extremely frustrating. I don't want to have to go to an Apple store with a proof of purchase just to exchange what I have already purchased.

    • Written by from Ashland
    Was this useful? Very Annoyed
  • Bluetooth radio isn't the best on these headphones.

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    I am a runner and really enjoy being out in the morning before anyone is up and able to get some miles in before work. I also enjo I am a runner and really enjoy being out in the morning before anyone is up and able to get some miles in before work. I also enjoy running while listening to music or books on tape. I was using the Jaybird Freedom headset, but decided I wanted something that would stay in my ears a little better so I got the Beats Powerbeats2 Wireless.
    I loved the design and I loved the fact that they had an over the ear clip that helped them stay in my ear and still allowed me to use the phone controls and talk on the phone while running.
    What I have decided that I don’t like is the fact that the bluetooth radio on them is really weak. If I have my phone on my right arm or in my spandex fanny peck depending on how I turn my head my music will cut in and out. It's really distracting and kind of a pain. I have had the headphones replaced once already and while Apple support was great and immediately issued an RMA and sent me a replacement set of headphones I am still unhappy that the issue is still there. Not sure why there is such a weak radio in this headset as I didn't have this issue with my Jaybirds.
    That being said I still like how they stay in my ears better than the Jaybirds so to combat the problem I have had to move my arm holster to my left arm. This seems to have solved the issue and haven't noticed the music cutting out once since I did this.

    • Written by from Eastvale
    Was this useful? Bluetooth radio isn't the best on these headphones.
  • great, but...

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    People who claim there is a video lag are using the earbuds with a device lacking Bluetooth 4.0, when connected to my note 4 and 2 People who claim there is a video lag are using the earbuds with a device lacking Bluetooth 4.0, when connected to my note 4 and 2014 macbook air there is NO AUDIO DELAY during video playback. I have tested with Netflix, YouTube, and on device files.

    By far the biggest con of these headphones (earphones, whatever, lets not split hairs here) is the occasional momentary disconnecting of the audio which I have noticed especially when my phone is in my pocket and I turn my head away abruptly (as though it cannot transmit through/across my body and shoulders). Still great headphones, they're spoiling me by getting me used to walking out of the room and still having my music play, until I get out of range

    • Written by from Chester

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? great, but...

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