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Beats Solo 3 Wireless review

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Key features
  • On-ear
  • Wireless
Expert review

The Beats Solo 3 are wireless on-ear headphones promising to free you from wires with an exceptional 40-hour battery life. But do they live up to this claim in reality, and does the sound quality justify the price? Our audio experts put them through the tough Which? test programme to find answers to all the key questions. Read our full review to get the verdict.

What's included:
  • Pros and cons
  • What are they?
  • How do they sound?
  • What are they like to live with?
  • Is Beats a good brand?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Which? first look verdict
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Last checked by Which?

March 2021

First reviewed by Which?

November 2019

Released

September 2016

Test results

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 265 headphones and found that there are 46 Don't Buys and 34 Best Buys.
Range of Headphone scores
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  2. 55%
    Average score
  3. 91%
    Highest score
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