Monster Cable Beats by Dr. Dre Solo

  • Monster Cable Beats by Dr. Dre Solo
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Based on 15 scores, 19 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    5
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    5

Pros:

  • 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.

Cons:

  • 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.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechRadar on 60

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...

By Trusted Reviews on 50

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...

By DigitalVersus on 60

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...

By AVguide on 90

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...

By PCWorld India on 68

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...

By Geek.com on

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

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 80

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...

By AskMen on 77

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,...

By Electronista on 100

On the Beats by Dre Solo box, Monster is keen to drum in a quote by Dr. Dre saying that "people aren’t 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...

By CNET UK on 70

The Monster Beats by Dr Dre Solo headphones offer a killer, travel-friendly design that's sure to turn heads, but the audio quality fails to live up to the price tag...

By Just Another Mobile Monday on

Although I have been reviewing headphones for several years here at JAMM (as well as other sites), pretty much every pair of headphones I have had the opportunity to review has been the in-the-ear style with flexible buds, creating a noise isolating...

By Digital Trends on 80

We think this set of headphones is first...

By CNET Asia on 70

The Beats by Dr. Dre Solo Headphones from Monster offer a killer, travel-friendly design that's sure to turn heads, but the audio quality fails to live up to the price tag....

International Review By Les Numériques on 60

Comme beaucoup de casques de la série Beats By Dr Dre, le Solo ne sait pas maîtriser ses basses. Le son perd ainsi beaucoup de précision et de...

International Review By DinSide Data on 83

With that out of the way, the Iomega eGo USB 3.0 portable drive is a viable and convenient USB 3.0 mobile storage solution. As of this writing, the eGo 1TB drive is available for $130 with a three-year warranty. In terms of value, it's $20-30 more...

International Review By Hardwareluxx on

Lässt man mal den Preis von rund 150 Euro außen vor, dann hinterlassen die Beats by Dr. Dre Solo einen guten Eindruck und können mit einer guten Klangqualität, einem kräftigen Bass, einem hohen Tragekomfort und einer guten...

International Review By Clubic on 78

Si vous aimez sentir la pression des basses faire bouger vos tympans, dans un bourdonnement rond mais qui claque, les Beats Solo sont fait pour vous. Par contre si vous aimez aussi profiter des nuances des autres fréquences du...

International Review By 01Net on 60

Après le modèle Beats Studio, Monster propose un casque audio portable conçu en collaboration avec le rappeur et producteur américain Dr. Dre. Le Beats Solo conserve toute la qualité d’écoute du Beats Studio et...