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Beats Powerbeats review

Key features
  • In-ear
  • Wireless
Reviewed

The Beats Powerbeats Bluetooth in-ear headphones are successors to the previous Powerbeats 3, now remarketed as the cheaper version of its Powerbeats Pro model. While that pair of headphones is truly wireless, here there is a cord between the two earpieces. So does budget price equate to budget performance and poor sound quality or are they a smart bargain buy? We sent them to the test lab to find out, so read the full review for our expert verdict.

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  • 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?
  • Is there anything I should know?
  • Should I buy them?
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£122.53
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We have tested 198 headphones and found that there are 42 Don't Buys and 31 Best Buys.
Range of Headphone scores
  1. 18%
    Lowest score
  2. 55%
    Average score
  3. 91%
    Highest score
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