Although Beats headphones are technically Apple headphones, since Apple owns the Beats, they have retained their distinct identity and one might argue that Beats has become a more valuable brand of headphones for Apple since Beats models are often sold at discounts healthy. Note that the Beats Solo Pro and Beats Ep have been discontinued but are still for sale at many retailers. Unlike other Apple products, Beats headphones are priced atThey tend to reflect the selling prices of Beats products on the websites of other retailers such as Best Buy.
Here’s a look at the current best deals on Beats headphones. Prices fluctuate frequently and sometimes certain colors are less expensive than others, so click on any model to see specific prices for certain colors.
The Solo Pro is among the best wireless noise-canceling headphones on the ear and features the Apple H1 chip, which enables many stylish features for Apple devices. However, these headphones don’t have the dynamic head tracking required by Apple’s spatial audio feature while watching TV and movies — only AirPods Pro, AirPods 3rd generation, AirPods Max and the new Beats Fit Pro have head tracking. These support spatial sound for listening to music, and while they’re more expensive on the $300 list, they’re much more attractive at half that price — or less. Most of the colors sell for $200 but Walmart has a deal on the ivory color variant.
all-time low price: $100 dollars
Read our Beats Solo Pro review.
List Beats’ Powerbeats Pro, released a few years ago, for $250. They dropped as low as $150, but are now hovering around $200. With the arrival of the new Beats Fit Pro headphones (read our review on the Fit Pro), we should see the Powerbeats Pro on sale regularly.
all-time low price: $150
Beats’s neckband-style Flex headphones are Apple’s most affordable wireless earbuds. They started at $50, then discounted to $40. Blame it on component shortages or problems in the supply chain, but its list price has gone up to $70, although you can find it in certain colors (black) for nearly $40.
all-time low price: $39
Read our Beats Flex review.
The Beats Studio Buds are aimed at both iOS and Android users, and miss a few key features on the Apple side of things (no H1 or W1 chip), but they are small, lightweight buds that are comfortable to wear and offer very good looks. Although the noise cancellation is not as good as the AirPods Pro, they have a transparency mode and are decent for making calls. In the end, its sound quality and fit are its strongest selling points. Currently, there are no deals on Studio Buds (except for refurbished models), but look out for a change soon.
Lowest price so far: $100 + $10 Gift from Amazon
Read our Beats Studio Buds review.
The Powerbeats 4 are basically Powerbeats Pro with a wire in between. Some people like to have the wire so they can let the buds hang from their necks when they are not in their ears. You can usually find them at a great discount these days.
all-time low price: $80
Read our review of the Powerbeats 4.
Technically, the new Beats Fit Pro ($200) aren’t AirPods, but they’re built on the same technology platform as the AirPods Pro. Unlike earlier and less expensive Studio Buds from Beats, the Beats Fit Pro includes Apple’s H1 chip and contains most of the AirPods Pro’s features, including active noise cancellation, spatial audio, and adaptive equalizer. I would dare call them the sporty AirPods I’ve always wanted. And for some people, they may be even better than AirPods Pro.
Read our Beats Fit Pro review.
The Beats’ Studio3 Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones were released in 2018. They are good headphones, but they are more than three years old. It sold for as low as $170 but is currently discounted to around $230 in some color options. It’s not a bargain at this price.
all-time low price: $170
Read our review of the Beats Studio3 Wireless.
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The entry-level wired Beats headphones are a surprisingly good listening experience — and value. The list price is $130, but you can find it online for nearly $90 and sometimes less. These on-ear headphones aren’t as luxurious as the forgotten Beats on-ear Mixr or their Executive and Pro models. But thanks to its reinforced metal frame, it reminds me of low-frills versions of these headphones — they’re not flashy and don’t fold or fold flat for travel (the frame has no hinges).
EP sound is clean and open, especially for the ear headphonesAnd there’s just enough triangular detailing to give it some sparkle. In other words, it’s not incredibly dynamic. The bass is a little accentuated—that’s Beats after all—but it’s not bulging or boomy. There’s enough bass here to satisfy lovers of low-key audio, but not too much to stop someone looking for more balanced and neutral sound quality in headphones.
Lowest price ever: $70
Read our review of the Beats EP.
First released in 2016, Beats Solo3 predates the Solo Pro release and has a W1 chip instead of an H1 chip. Despite being wireless, unlike the Solo Pro, it lacks noise cancellation. However, it is one of the most popular Beats models ever made and is often discounted to $100. It’s not a bargain at its current low price of $150.
all-time low price: $100 dollars
Read our review on Beats Solo3.