Powerbeats by Dr. Dre earphones

Dr. Dre Powerbeats review: 'Sports' headphones that are sturdy but sometimes uncomfortable

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  • Expert Rating

    3.50 / 5
  • User Rating

    2.50 / 5 (of 2 Reviews)
  • Price

    $ 229.00 (AUD)

User Reviews:

Rob B



excellent stability and ability to hold position in ear. Very good sound all around, does lack in bass range, but to untrained ears they sound amazing.
For trained ears these phones will lack in overal sound quality, especialy for the price. fragile cord. evidently a rough warranty system, although I have confirmed many people having no problems except timeliness on returning warrantied items
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I bought them from the beats store in NYC on 10/10/12 and they have performed excellently ever since...i did break them in. hopefully I never have to return to that store with any issues, but alas at least i have a store to hold responsible...i believe the only strictly beats store in the world. I also paid 150 dollars for em.




Buyer Beware - Garbage in a Box.
Dre Beats does not warrant it's products from defects and substandard quality.
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These headphones were used lightly less than 10 times before one ear piece stopped playing sound. I contacted Dre Beats and, although the product was defective, they refused to warrant the product. I would highly encourage potential buyers to purchase a different and more reliable and reputable brand of headphones over the Dre Beats line. Dre Beats is garbage dressed in nice packaging. Your money is better spent on Bowers and Wilkinson or some other reputable brand.

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