Beats PowerBeats2 Wireless In-Ear Headphones

Beats PowerBeats2 Wireless In-Ear Headphones

$179.95

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3.0 out of 5 stars

Based on 6 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: MHBG2AM/A
    • UPC or EAN No.: 848447012497

    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
  • You tube, Netflix on iPAD audio out of sync while watching video on iPAD

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    You-tube, Netflix on iPAD audio out of sync while watching video ---- for bluetooth worth 200.00 USD price not appropriate to have You-tube, Netflix on iPAD audio out of sync while watching video ---- for bluetooth worth 200.00 USD price not appropriate to have this issue - expected to get it fixed quickly

    • Written by from West Windsor

    75 of 119 people found this useful

    Was this useful? You tube, Netflix on iPAD audio out of sync while watching video on iPAD
  • Sound

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Only thing good about these headphones are that it does not fall off while working out. Headphones are definitely stylish but is Only thing good about these headphones are that it does not fall off while working out. Headphones are definitely stylish but is that good enough to sacrifice for sound quality. You will not be able to play these at full volume with some songs and some you will be able to get away with it. Forget about watching any type of videos you will only get frustrated as the sync is way off.

    Cannot recommend this until audio sync is fixed.

    • Written by from McKinney

    29 of 37 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Sound
  • Audio lag appears to be resolved...good overall headphones albeit pricey

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    It appears that iOS 8.0.2 has resolved the video/audio lag issue. I was surprised when my test movie Cool Runnings was playing fin It appears that iOS 8.0.2 has resolved the video/audio lag issue. I was surprised when my test movie Cool Runnings was playing fine after the update on my iPhone 6 so I repaired the headphones with my old 4S which is still on 8.0.0 and the lag was present there. No firmware updates have been published for the headphones themselves so not sure if that might be required for a more permanent fix across all devices, but I think we can at least safely say that you can enjoy synched up audio for your videos if you're on iOS 8.0.2. Weird note: Suddenly, my center play button on the headphones stopped working...I tried repairing the headphones, resetting them, etc. I was so fed up between that and the lag issue that I was about to return them to the Apple store before I realized that iOS had been updated recently so I decided to try one last thing - powering off my phone and powering it back on again, then repairing the device, and voila...everything seems to be working as expected. Try this before getting too frustrated or calling customer support.

    Overall, I like these headphones. I wanted something wireless that I could use both at the gym and on the train commuting (as well as match my white iPhone 6) and these fit the bill. I don't have any previous experience with Beats products so I can't compare the sound quality in that sense, but compared to Plantronics Bluetooth devices I've had in the past and corded models such as the klipsch si4, I'd say these are right around the top (especially for Bluetooth). I find them to be pretty balanced - a little bassy but I like that since I listen to a good amount of hip hop. There are some skips and speed up/slow down here and there but I don't expect perfection from a wireless device - too much interference out there. They are definitely overpriced which prevents a 5-star rating (around $150 would be more appropriate) but I'm pretty happy with these overall and think I will keep them, which I wasn't so sure about after my initial tests and reading of reviews. If you've got the cash to burn, buy with confidence.

    • Written by from Brighton

    21 of 26 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Audio lag appears to be resolved...good overall headphones albeit pricey
  • Audio Sync Issue/Bluetooth Distance Issue

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    I bought these headphones because I wanted something that went around my ear, rather than just earbuds. The sound quality was gre I bought these headphones because I wanted something that went around my ear, rather than just earbuds. The sound quality was great, but there were too huge issues that made me choose to return them. The audio sync issue between videos, netflix, and any other app that used video was highly irritating. But also, there were times when my iPhone would be in my pocket and the sound would completely cut out at times. It's a good product, but Dr. Dre can do way better. I mean, for 200 dollars, I shouldn't have experienced that issue.

    • Written by from Exeter

    3 of 3 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Audio Sync Issue/Bluetooth Distance Issue
  • Audio lag appears to be resolved...good overall headphones albeit pricey

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    It appears that iOS 8.0.2 has resolved the video/audio lag issue. I was surprised when my test movie Cool Runnings was playing fin It appears that iOS 8.0.2 has resolved the video/audio lag issue. I was surprised when my test movie Cool Runnings was playing fine after the update on my iPhone 6 so I repaired the headphones with my old 4S which is still on 8.0.0 and the lag was present there. No firmware updates have been published for the headphones themselves so not sure if that might be required for a more permanent fix across all devices, but I think we can at least safely say that you can enjoy synched up audio for your videos if you're on iOS 8.0.2. Weird note: Suddenly, my center play button on the headphones stopped working...I tried repairing the headphones, resetting them, etc. I was so fed up between that and the lag issue that I was about to return them to the Apple store before I realized that iOS had been updated recently so I decided to try one last thing - powering off my phone and powering it back on again, then repairing the device, and voila...everything seems to be working as expected. Try this before getting too frustrated or calling customer support.

    Overall, I like these headphones. I wanted something wireless that I could use both at the gym and on the train commuting (as well as match my white iPhone 6) and these fit the bill. I don't have any previous experience with Beats products so I can't compare the sound quality in that sense, but compared to Plantronics Bluetooth devices I've had in the past and corded models such as the klipsch si4, I'd say these are right around the top (especially for Bluetooth). I find them to be pretty balanced - a little bassy but I like that since I listen to a good amount of hip hop. There are some skips and speed up/slow down here and there but I don't expect perfection from a wireless device - too much interference out there. They are definitely overpriced which prevents a 5-star rating (around $150 would be more appropriate) but I'm pretty happy with these overall and think I will keep them, which I wasn't so sure about after my initial tests and reading of reviews. If you've got the cash to burn, buy with confidence.

    • Written by from Brighton

    21 of 26 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Audio lag appears to be resolved...good overall headphones albeit pricey
  • Sound

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Only thing good about these headphones are that it does not fall off while working out. Headphones are definitely stylish but is Only thing good about these headphones are that it does not fall off while working out. Headphones are definitely stylish but is that good enough to sacrifice for sound quality. You will not be able to play these at full volume with some songs and some you will be able to get away with it. Forget about watching any type of videos you will only get frustrated as the sync is way off.

    Cannot recommend this until audio sync is fixed.

    • Written by from McKinney

    29 of 37 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Sound

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