It’s Black Friday, and I just bought the perfect iPhone 15 headphones

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A brace of Beats Studio Pro headphones in Dark Brown.Bryan M. Wolfe / Digital Trends

I was afresh attractive for a new brace of headphones to buy. At first, I advised the Sony WH-1000XM5 and Bose QuietComfort Ultra headphones, which are amid the best on the market this year. Unfortunately, they were both out of my amount range. I again came above the 2023 Beats Studio Pro headphones, usually priced at $350, which additionally seemed a bit expensive. However, I got a brace for decidedly less, acknowledgment to Black Friday deals.

Just how acceptable of a deal, though? Instead of advantageous the accepted $350 allurement price, you can now buy the Beats Studio Pro for aloof $170 — a accumulation of $180! That accord is accessible for every blush of the Beats Studio Pro, including Black, Deep Brown, Navy, and Sandstone.

I purchased the Deep Brown Beats Studio Pro headphones for their wireless capabilities but was abundantly afraid to acquisition out that they can additionally be acclimated wired. You ability be thinking, who buys active headphones anymore?

A being active in the USB C charger to the Apple iPhone 15 Plus.Andy Boxall / Digital Trends

Using these headphones active has a few perks, abnormally if you own an iPhone 15 or iPhone 15 Pro.

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I can accept to music and allegation my buzz accompanying back application the Beats Studio Pro headphones with my iPhone 15 Pro Max wired. Meanwhile, if I use USB-C audio, I can acceptance three different complete profiles bare with Bluetooth. These three profiles accommodate the Beats Signature Profile for music listening, the Entertainment Profile for movies and TV shows, and the Conversation Profile for buzz calls and podcasts.

Beats Studio Pro on side.Simon Cohen / Digital Trends

One of the best affidavit to use the Beats Studio Pro headphones active is the adeptness to accept to songs at a college resolution of up to 24-bit/48kHz. This agency you can apprehend lossless hi-res audio from casework like Apple Music, Tidal, Qobuz, Amazon Music, and abounding others. As we mentioned in our analysis of the Beats Studio Pro headphones, alike Apple’s added big-ticket AirPods Max headphones don’t action this feature.

In that aforementioned review, we hardly criticized the Beats headphones for their onboard digital-digital-to-analog advocate (DAC) maxing out at 24-bit/48kHz, alike admitting some titles, alike on Apple Music, action sample ante as aerial as 192kHz.

Though at the amount you can now buy these headphones, this detail agency abundant less.

Besides, there are added affidavit to accede these heavily discounted headphones. They accommodate a comfortable fit, action apple-pie and counterbalanced sound, and alike accommodate head-tracked Spatial Audio. They additionally accept ANC and accuracy mode. Battery activity is additionally appealing good; the Beats Studio Pro aftermost 24 hours with ANC and 40 hours without.

Beats Studio Pro, folded, in advanced of case.Simon Cohen / Digital Trends

When I was in the bazaar for a new brace of headphones, I had my architect set on a brace that was college rated. However, back I saw that the Beats Studio Pro headphones were on sale, I absitively to accord them a chance. Surprisingly, these headphones exceeded my expectations apropos complete quality, comfort, and durability.

While they may not accept the accomplished appraisement compared to added headphones on the market, they are account because — abnormally if you’re attractive for a abundant deal. The complete affection is outstanding: crisp, clear, and counterbalanced amid bass and treble. The noise-canceling affection works well, authoritative it accessible to block out ambient babble and focus on the music.

The earcups are bendable and plush, applicable snugly on the aerial after activity too tight. The headphones are additionally failing so you can abrasion them for continued periods after discomfort.

Lastly, the headphones are complete to last, with a athletic architecture that can bear abrasion and tear. I awful acclaim the Beat Studio Pro headphones, abnormally back you can buy them for aloof $170. They would accomplish an accomplished anniversary division allowance for anyone who loves music or wants to adore a abundant alert experience.

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Bryan M. Wolfe

Bryan M. Wolfe has over a decade of acquaintance as a technology writer. He writes about mobile.

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