Apple Beats EP Review

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Quick Points

  • Fit: On Ear
  • Enclosure: Closed Back
  • Connectivity: Wired
  • Best For: iOS
  • Noise Canceling: No
  • Microphone: Yes

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What Comes Inside The Box

  • Apple Beats EP Headphones
  • Carrying Pouch
  • Beats EP Guide
  • Warranty Card

Our Score

  • 7.6

Reasons Why You Should Buy Them

  • Beats EP headphones are reasonable priced Beats headphones that are well built and sound is as good as other Beats models like Solo and Studio
  • Most people love the sound as it is well balanced and relatively clean which is best suited for heavy bass music such as Pop, Rock, Jazz and Metal
  • Their wonderful heavily cushioned ear pads are very comfortable and the earcups rotate to help the comfortable and right fit
  • Thanks to the flexible headband that offers a tight and stable fit in most situations even during jogging and exercise
  • You’ll find tight fit also result in impressive passive noise isolation for a noisy environment
  • Apple Beats EP headphones are available in a variety of colors from black, white to vibrant red to suit your tastes and style
  • The best thing is simple and easy-to-use built-in controls to skip tracks, answer calls, control music and volume
  • Battery-free design of Beats by dre Beats EP headphone provides unlimited playback, just plug in and listen
  • They offer high-level call quality, audio heard through an inline microphone sounds great even in moderately noisy environments

Reasons Why You Should Avoid Them

  • Apple Beats EP don't fold up for easy transport and take up a lot of space when not in use
  • Lots of plastic around the headband and earcups lack the high-end finish
  • One of the main disadvantages is the non-removable cable, which is not interchangeable and can wear out over time
  • The compact headband puts pressure on the ears and the head hurts after a while for some users especially with large heads
  • Some control functions besides the microphone are not compatible with all models of Android phones
  • Due to lack of noise cancelation Beats by dre Beats EP headphone are not suitable for loud environments i.e. commuting
  • Not suitable for subtle or relaxed music, these headphones are tuned for only bass heavy (pop and dance) music
  • Beats by Dr. Dre Beats EP leak sound quite a bit at high volume, which can bother the people around you
  • The volume could be a little louder. Even if the volume goes up to the highest level, you still want more
  • A lightning connector is required to connect with newer iphones, which is not an idle solution
  • Excessive cable length that extends across the body while you carry the phone in your pocket

Highlights

  • Finely tuned acoustics for clarity and depth you expect from Beats 
  • Durable, lightweight design enhanced with stainless steel 
  • The lack of a battery means you can play unlimitedly on Apple Beats EP
  • Adjustable vertical Sliders for a custom fit 
  • Answer calls and control music on your iOS devices with the RemoteTalk cable 

The Specs That Matter

Dimensions

  • Headphone Fit : On Ear
  • Enclosure : Closed Back
  • Size In/Cm : 6.6 in (16.8 cm)
  • Weight Gm/Oz : 226 g (8 oz)
  • Foldable Design : No

Connectivity

  • Connectivity : Wired
  • Connect Multiple Devices : No
  • On Device Controls : No
  • In Line Mic & Controls : Call, Volume, Play/Pause, Skip Tracks
  • Voice Assistant : Siri
  • Companion App : No

Audio

  • Noise Cancelation Type : No
  • Sound Isolation : Yes
  • Echo Reduction : No
  • Sound Mode : Stereo

Features

  • Water/Sweat Resistant : No
  • Waterproof : No
  • Heart Rate Monitor : No
  • Step Tracking : No

Battery

  • Battery Life : No
  • Auto Pause & Play : No
  • Auto Shut-Off : No
  • Quick Charge : No

Technical Data

  • Driver Size : 40 mm
  • Driver Unit : Dynamic
  • Magnet : Neodymium
  • Impedance (OHM) : 31.65 Ohm
  • Frequency Response : 20 Hz - 20000 Hz
  • Sensitivity (dB/mW) : 100 dB/mW
  • Total Harmonic Distortion @ 90 dB : Less than 0.2%
  • Total Harmonic Distortion @ 100 dB : Less than 0.1%
  • Supported Codecs : AAC
  • Custom Audio Profiles : ALAC, AIFF

Wireless

  • Bluetooth Version : No
  • NFC : No

Noise Canceling

  • Noise Canceling Adjustment : No
  • Noise Canceling ON/Off Switch : No
  • Atmospheric Pressure Optimizing : No
  • Ambient Sound Mode : No

Audio Cable

  • Audio Cable Length : 1.3 m
  • Detachable Audio Cable : No

Microphone

  • Microphone Feature : In-line Microphone

Power

  • Battery : No
  • Charging Cable : No
  • Battery Indicator : No
  • Operating & Storage Temperature : 32°F - 113°F

iOS

  • Connection : Wired
  • Audio : Yes
  • Microphone : Yes
  • Controls : Yes

Android

  • Connection : Wired
  • Audio : Yes
  • Microphone : Yes
  • Controls : Limited

Windows

  • Connection : Wired
  • Audio : Yes
  • Microphone : Yes
  • Controls : Limited

Xbox

  • Connection : Wired
  • Audio : Yes
  • Microphone : No
  • Controls : No

Playstation

  • Connection : Wired
  • Audio : Yes
  • Microphone : Yes
  • Controls : No

TV & Home Theater

  • Connection : Wired
  • Audio : Yes
  • Microphone : No
  • Controls : Limited

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Service & Support Info

  • Manufacturer's Warranty on Parts : 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • Manufacturer's Warranty on Labour : 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • Helpline : 1 (800) 442-4000
  • Contact : Click Here


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