Big thumping bass, Handsfree feature, Nice foldable design, Easy to drive
Deep bass. They fold up into a compact case for travel. Inline mic and remote for use with late-model iPods and iPhones. Available in black or white.
Deep bass with good highrange response, Solid build quality, including cables, Comfortable, adjustable fit, Inline remote and mic for iPhones and iPods.
Big, clean sound, Extremely sensitive, Comfortable for long-term wear, Effective sound isolation, Convenient built-in microphone for use with iPhone and limited Blackberry models.
Stylish; compact; durable design; good cables; strong bass; includes a handy carrying case.
Bass overpowering mids and highs, Subtle mids and rather blunt highs, Works only with iPod and selected phones, Expensive
Bass might be too thumpy for some users. Midrange could be pumped up a bit.
Still expensive for some, Mic quality strictly average.
Bass overwhelms some midrange response, iPod control feature not functional on older iPhones, Limited range of accessories.
May not be comfortable for everyone; muddy sound quality; fair amount of noise leakage.
By TechRadar on May 05, 2011
They look great. They're sturdy. And they've got Dr. Dre's name written all over them. For many people, that's enough. But if you truly care about sound quality, you should probably look...60
By Trusted Reviews on April 20, 2011
After listening to the Skullcandy Aviator's, we weren't expecting that any fashion headphone could have a greater low-end bias, but the Monster Beats Solos manage it. Monster's headphones redeem themselves somewhat with their design and...50
By DigitalVersus on April 14, 2011
Like most pairs of headphones in the Beats By Dr. Dre series, the Solo goes way overboard on the bass. The sound output loses precision and clarity as a...60
By AVguide on September 01, 2010
The Playback editorial staff has been increasingly impressed with the efforts that Monster is applying to its burgeoning line of headphones and earphones. The Monster Turbine Pro Copper Edition and Miles Davis Tribute in-ear models in particular...90
By PCWorld India on June 04, 2010
The Beat Solo costs Rs. 16,500 and it has a beautiful design and good build quality. However, the overwhelming bass with subtle mids and highs for its price do not justify its price...68
By Geek.com on June 02, 2010
Beats by Dr. Dre’s more affordable headphone offering is the $199 Solo. These are smaller than the Studio headphones and, like the more expensive model, they are foldable, making for easier portability. Considering the size and price of the...-
By Gear Diary on June 01, 2010
Review: Beats By Dr. Dre Solo HD Red Posted on 08 April 2010 by Larry Greenberg We all love buying new gear. That’s why we’re here right? But when is the last time you bought an amazing gadget and made a donation to a worthy charity at...-
By Mac|Life on May 10, 2010
Like Dr. Dre's music, his Beats aren't for everyone, but we dug the Solo's heavy bass and handy controls for our iPhone or iPod.Beats Solo...80
By AskMen on April 13, 2010
What do you think of celebrity-marketed products? What doesn’t Dr. Dre do? The man’s a rapper, a producer, an actor, a director, and an entrepreneur. He’s planning to release his own brand of booze to coincide with his next CD release,...77
By Electronista on March 14, 2010
On the Beats by Dre Solo box, Monster is keen to drum in a quote by Dr. Dre saying that "people arent hearing all the music" -- that typical headphones are giving up details, and Dre feels it his mission to get those details back. That he largely...100