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Beats Solo 3 Wireless review

Key features
  • On-ear
  • Wireless
Reviewed

The Beats Solo 3 Wireless on-ear headphones are designed to give you high-quality audio with no cables. With a claimed battery life of 40 hours, they shouldn't leave you tuneless in the middle of a long day either. But does the reality live up to the marketing hype and, more importantly, how do they sound? We sent them to our lab to find out.

Included in our expert review
  • Pros and cons
  • What are they?
  • How do they sound?
  • What are they like to live with?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Should I buy them?
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Test results

The overall Which? test score is made up of the following star ratings, all determined by our rigorous lab tests.

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£229.99£3.49
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£239.98£6.00
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Apple Store UK
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£249.95Free
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We have tested 244 headphones and found that there are 48 Don't Buys and 56 Best Buys.
Range of Headphone scores
  1. 19%
    Lowest score
  2. 57%
    Average score
  3. 96%
    Highest score
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