Do Beats Headphones Still SUCK?

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  • Published: 11 February 2019
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    We try on 4 of the most popular noise canceling over-ear headphones in the $350 range and decide which ones we think are the best.

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Comments • 13 810

  • deminybs
    deminybs  8 hours back

    Been using my oppo PM-3's for about 2 years now. Love em (:
    edit: we need a headband test for all headphones

    • Carl Fombuena
      Carl Fombuena  14 hours back

      Thanks for this review almost get baited on beats black friday price :(

      • MasterKing48
        MasterKing48  23 hours back

        Legit wearing beats studio 3 while watching this lol

        • AndreasH900
          AndreasH900  1 days back

          I have those Sony WH-1000XM

          • xt3100
            xt3100  2 days back

            uhhh did you even try the adjustable noise canceling of the surface headphones?

            • Eassa Ahmed
              Eassa Ahmed  2 days back

              Why are my subtitles i indian?

              • William Wang
                William Wang  2 days back

                The Sony headphone can double as earmuffs

                • Angel Dobrev
                  Angel Dobrev  2 days back

                  super pathetic review

                  • Hurricane
                    Hurricane  3 days back

                    they bought the ugliest pair of beats

                    • Count Grishnackh
                      Count Grishnackh  3 days back

                      Sennheiser Master Race

                      • Fatima Hamade
                        Fatima Hamade  4 days back

                        Damn it I own beats studio 3

                        • EsteBandido4444
                          EsteBandido4444  4 days back

                          As much as I enjoy re-watching this video, there are several points / features that forgot to be reviewed.


                          phone call quality, resting the Beats with an iPhone??!??

                          • BioBazard
                            BioBazard  4 days back

                            lol you have a add of you on your video

                            • mrbunnylamakins
                              mrbunnylamakins  5 days back

                              I told myself I would Never buy a pair of Beats headphones due to knowing some of the poorest people I know who are struggling to live on low income yet own a pair they themselves actually bought. As if owning a pair make themselves better than other low income people. As they are struggling to pay their bills, rent and buy food. SMH.

                              • Ayden Uhrinec
                                Ayden Uhrinec  5 days back

                                People give beats a bunch of crap, but I got my studios for $150 unused and I’m totally satisfied with them. Are they worth the $380? No, but if you shop around for sales they become worth is. Despite the lack of padding on the head band, they are comfortable. I’ve worn them for 8 hours straight before and had no discomfort. The noise canceling isn’t the best but it does very well at blocking out white noise so you can hear your music better, it also blocks out noises that aren’t loud and sudden. You can turn off the noise cancellation by pressing the power button twice, and turn back on pressing it twice again. They give me a full charge from dead in about 15 minutes despite using micro usb which is disappointing. If you have an apple device the A1 chip is amazing and I don’t think I could own another pair of headphones without them, they connect fast and easily, same with my Powerbeats pro.

                                • Luketastic
                                  Luketastic  5 days back

                                  The beats are comfy after a long period of time

                                  • Lennon Tedesco
                                    Lennon Tedesco  6 days back

                                    i would say Bose are the best out of the four don't buy Beats if you want good quality get Bose but if you want the Beats look just get a Chinese fake pair don't waste your money on the real ones

                                    • Jason Nichols
                                      Jason Nichols  6 days back

                                      10:11 Canadian headphone review

                                      • Kwipper
                                        Kwipper  7 days back

                                        TL:DW: Yes. Beats headphones still sick.

                                        • Jaskinia RETRO _ GAME
                                          Jaskinia RETRO _ GAME  1 weeks back

                                          Idiot

                                          • The 14 Year Old Traveller

                                            why can i only watch the vid in 360p

                                            • Haris Saqib
                                              Haris Saqib  1 weeks back

                                              3K ppl who disliked this video are probably the ones who listened to it using the beats

                                              • Haris Saqib
                                                Haris Saqib  1 weeks back

                                                "I love the mlp music" the words of every brony and dad with a baby girl

                                              • Haris Saqib
                                                Haris Saqib  1 weeks back

                                                Beats dead last in every category? shocker

                                                • thomas88309
                                                  thomas88309  1 weeks back

                                                  Why yall hatin on dre. You anti west coast? Jk jk jk

                                                  • Harrison
                                                    Harrison  1 weeks back

                                                    Cup your hands over the entire Sony’s right earcup and it momentarily (until u take it off) will let you hear ambient noise for say a person talking to you.

                                                    • Jack Ball
                                                      Jack Ball  1 weeks back

                                                      Beats do not suck those Microsoft sucks like if agree

                                                      • Paradise Lost
                                                        Paradise Lost  1 weeks back

                                                        Headbang testing? Y'all better do a running test

                                                        • Paradise Lost
                                                          Paradise Lost  1 weeks back

                                                          Yes they still suck.

                                                          • 22 22
                                                            22 22  1 weeks back

                                                            Apple and Beats are the worst cost performance.

                                                            • Magyari Paul-Stefan
                                                              Magyari Paul-Stefan  1 weeks back

                                                              Yes they do
                                                              The only good ones are the urbeats 2

                                                              • spieletippser
                                                                spieletippser  1 weeks back

                                                                Bought the SONY headphones. and Yes they are the best headphones EVER

                                                                • War Inc.
                                                                  War Inc.  2 weeks back

                                                                  So for gaming... Headphones with mic attached or a mic on desk and regular headphones?

                                                                  • Ambardo A. Balgobin
                                                                    Ambardo A. Balgobin  2 weeks back

                                                                    2:16 What was that Linus? Caveman??? 😕

                                                                    A headphone jack is for those who want an incredibly reliable audio medium and want to feel absolutely confident in there listening experience, with no audio lag, no poor sound quality or no confusion of what USB type-C to use for your specific device....or for those who are straight up old timers who prefer the legendary, traditional 3.5 mm headphone jack!

                                                                    My phone still happens to have a headphone jack and they are still quite a lot of new recent phones still keeping the headphone jack.

                                                                    • LilRask _
                                                                      LilRask _  2 weeks back

                                                                      One thing that many of these tests forget is to test for " Audio Leakage " , as in can the music be heard by other people? Also battery life, how long it takes to charge and do they have equivalent apps?

                                                                      • levelheadsteve
                                                                        levelheadsteve  2 weeks back

                                                                        Are there any noise cancelling wireless headphones that are loud? I've returned the Beats Studio 3 Wireless. Not impressed as they were not loud at all. I've heard the same complaints about the Bose QC35 and the Sony WH as well.

                                                                        • HSC Delta
                                                                          HSC Delta  2 weeks back

                                                                          Sennheiser: premium
                                                                          Beats: claim to be premium but are actually trash but still cost as much.

                                                                          • Jami Salama
                                                                            Jami Salama  2 weeks back

                                                                            @HSC Delta Okay, I was just less familiar with those models then. You might be right.

                                                                          • HSC Delta
                                                                            HSC Delta  2 weeks back

                                                                            @Jami Salama Well I would not necessarily say that they aim for different goals. Sennheiser makes noise cancelling outdoor headphones too.

                                                                          • Jami Salama
                                                                            Jami Salama  2 weeks back

                                                                            Sennheiser and Beats aim for totally different goals though, I'd say Sennheiser is more for the home listening/studio listening markets, and Beats are a lot more for the on the go listening stuff. I don't like Beats either and think they're totally overpriced and outclassed by other even cheaper alternatives, but I don't think most of Sennheiser ones I've tried at least are a particularly good comparison.

                                                                        • Battle Eagle
                                                                          Battle Eagle  2 weeks back

                                                                          Who is listening from like some babys from Razer?

                                                                          • Jacob Johnson
                                                                            Jacob Johnson  2 weeks back

                                                                            4:32
                                                                            “squeeze mine”
                                                                            *squeezes*
                                                                            “yeah, actually not impressed”

                                                                            • Bubby the Bear
                                                                              Bubby the Bear  2 weeks back

                                                                              Maxell anybody?

                                                                              • Lizzybetty
                                                                                Lizzybetty  2 weeks back

                                                                                Was going to buy beats then I saw this... At least I get to save my money now. 😅

                                                                                • Boinbo
                                                                                  Boinbo  2 weeks back

                                                                                  AirPods users: I can’t hear you over my richness
                                                                                  Beats users: What you say?
                                                                                  Sennheiser Orpheus users: Gtfo peasants

                                                                                  • Leo Rautenberg
                                                                                    Leo Rautenberg  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Why didn't you use the NC 700s?

                                                                                    • Abdullah Studio’s
                                                                                      Abdullah Studio’s  2 weeks back

                                                                                      How the fuck do they such

                                                                                      • David W
                                                                                        David W  2 weeks back

                                                                                        DO NOT buy the Bose as close as they are to the Sony. It's only by virtue of consumers withholding purchase decisions that ALL manufacturers will move to USB-C. For that reason alone, choose the Sony over the Bose. When my Bose were left on a plane by my wife I replaced with the Sony.

                                                                                        • aquillaoov
                                                                                          aquillaoov  2 weeks back

                                                                                          How come noone ever tests microphone quality? Especially in noisy environments

                                                                                          • Lon Denard
                                                                                            Lon Denard  2 weeks back

                                                                                            There's a brand new company out there you may have not heard of... Sennheiser... Not to mention AKG. B&O...

                                                                                            • Nu Focus
                                                                                              Nu Focus  3 weeks back

                                                                                              I swear by Sony headphones. Always use them, sound quality on them is always amazing

                                                                                              • Boinbo
                                                                                                Boinbo  2 weeks back

                                                                                                I suggest not writing comments like this, because butt hurt people will be like “uh no they suck begone germ”.