APPLE BEATS X RELEASE DATE AND PRICE: WHEN CAN YOU GET THEM?
The Beats X headphones went on sale on February 10, 2017, within the UK and US. And so they’ll set you back a hefty £129.95 right here, or $149 within the States. They’re at the moment reside in each Apple’s the UK and US websites now, so get them whereas shares final – we might count on these earbuds to be critically in-demand, so the earlier you may snap yours up, the higher.
Total, the pricing appears extra truthful than the Apple AirPods, which price £159 within the UK and $159 within the USA.
At launch, there’ll be white and black variations out there, with new gray and blue color choices coming later.
WAIT, WHAT ARE BEATS X AGAIN?
The Beats X are a brand new pair of headphones developed by Apple’s subsidiary, Beats Electronics (of Dr. Dre fame). They have been truly introduced again in September, however, the launch was delayed till 2017 for unknown causes.
The Beats X wi-fi within the sense that they hook up with your cellphone through Bluetooth. However, not like Apple’s controversial AirPods, there’s a wire that connects the 2 buds. This “Flex-Kind” cable lets the headphones relaxation round your neck when not in use. Even higher, the earbuds connect to one another magnetically, maximizing each consolation and swag – or one thing.
They arrive with a carrying case, in addition to detachable wingtips for optimum consolation. Charging works through Lightning connector, which is mildly stunning contemplating most Beats headphones cost utilizing the extra widespread Micro USB.
BEATS X SPECS: ARE THEY ANY GOOD?
It’s too early to say whether or not the Beats X will sound good – we’ll want a full assessment for that.
However, we’re hopeful that they’ll be respectable sufficient, contemplating the truth that they run on the identical custom-built W1 chip that powers Apple’s AIrPods (three.5/5 in our assessment). In addition to powering the audio firmware, this chip permits the headphones to pair routinely with an iPhone. There’s Android help too, we must always add.
The Beats X are apparently able to take part in music for eight hours between costs, though we’ll be placing that to the check after we get a pair. Higher nonetheless, Apple says that simply 5 minutes of charging will web you two hours of playback when the battery is low.
Oh, and there’s a devoted Siri button too – identical to the AirPods.
The one phrase of warning we’d supply is that these headphones aren’t rated as sweat-proof, so it’s possible you’ll wish to assume twice earlier than donning these on your subsequent interval coaching session.