Editors Liked

  • The strong bass is very impressive
  • The overall sound clarity is loud and clear
  • Attractive yet professional design
  • Active Noise cancellation feature works well with little pressure on your ears, very comfortable to wear – even for hours
  • Good sound quality, will certainly take a beating and keep on ticking

Editors Didn't Like

  • Beats by Dre doesn't release their technical specifications, which makes it hard to compare their specs with other headphones
  • Highs can be too high at times
  • Distortion on deep bass tracks at top volumes
  • Noise cancellation produces audible hiss
  • Doesn't produce audio in passive mode
  • Runs on AAA batteries, not a rechargeable battery