Beats Launching New Studio3 Wireless Headphones With Pure Adaptive Noise Cancelation

Beats today introduced new Studio3 Wireless over-ear headphones with Apple’s custom W1 chip and Pure Adaptive Noise Canceling technology.



Beats Studio3 Wireless deliver up to 22 hours of battery life with Pure ANC on, and up to 40 hours with Pure ANC off. Fast Fuel quick charging technology provides three hours of music playback with a 10-minute charge.

Here’s how Beats describes Pure ANC:

This groundbreaking new technology uses advanced algorithms to continuously monitor your listening environment, so that it can best block out ambient noise—not only on an airplane, but also in a noisy café or a busy office. Pure ANC also evaluates fit and adjusts for leakage caused by hair, glasses, different ear shapes and movement of your head as you go about the day. Additionally, Pure ANC simultaneously checks what you’re hearing while noise canceling is applied against the original music content to adjust and ensure optimal audio fidelity. What’s remarkable is that Pure ANC’s real-time audio calibration operates up to 50,000 times a second.

Like AirPods, Apple’s W1 chip enables the Studio3 Wireless to instantly pair with an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or other Apple device, with seamless switching between iCloud-connected devices.

Beats Studio3 Wireless can be ordered on Apple’s website starting today for $349.95 in the United States, $399.95 in Canada, and £299.95 in the UK. Prices vary elsewhere. Shipments are estimated to begin in mid October.

The headphones look virtually the same as the original Beats Studio Wireless, with six colors to choose from: Red, Matte Black, White, Porcelain Rose, and Shadow Gray.

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Apple Now Selling Beats Solo3, Powerbeats3, and Pill+ Speaker in New ‘Neighborhood Collection’ Colors

Apple is now selling a trio of Beats products in new “Neighborhood Collection” colors on its online store and retail stores around the world.



Solo3 Wireless Headphones and Powerbeats3 Wireless Headphones are now available in Asphalt Gray, Brick Red, Break Blue, and Turf Green. The Beats Pill+ Speaker comes in only Asphalt Gray and Turf Green.

Solo3 Wireless Headphones ($299.95)

Powerbeats3 Wireless Headphones ($199.95)

Beats Pill+ Wireless Speaker ($179.95)

The new Neighborhood Collection products are also available at Target in the United States, and at retailer John Lewis in the UK.

Apple, Target, and John Lewis stores may still be in the process of receiving stock, so it’s best to call ahead. Prices vary in other countries.

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Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones Debuting New Colors Exclusively at Target and John Lewis [Update]

According to a tip that we received early this morning, as well as information gathered from European product listing sites, a few new colors are being introduced to the Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphone line exclusively at Target in the United States and John Lewis in the United Kingdom: Break Blue, Asphalt Gray, Brick Red, and Turf Green.

At retailers like Apple, Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones are currently sold in eight colors online and in stores, including Black, Gloss Black, Gloss White, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, Ultra Violet, and PRODUCT(RED).

Two of the new colors for Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones


The new colors come in the form of a “Neighborhood Collection,” and in the United States will be placed in the menswear department of Target retail stores among various new and upcoming clothing brands, not in the electronics department. Our tipster didn’t specifically reference colors other than a red option, but the accompanying picture (above) appears to confirm new colors related to blue and green versions of the headphones.

According to matching part numbers, Beats is launching the same line of new colors for Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones as a John Lewis-exclusive “Neighbourhood Collection” in Europe. More images of those colors can be found on the company’s website here, providing clearer glimpses at what customers can likely expect from the new colors in the United States as well.

New Beats Solo3 Wireless colors via John Lewis


Earlier in 2017, Target revealed a major overhaul coming this October to one of its stores located near Houston, which will then spread to 40 additional stores the same month and 500 stores by 2019. The next-generation retail elements include “cross-merchandise product presentations” and displays that “engage guests with compelling products in unexpected places.”

Because of this, a Target-exclusive line of Beats headphones located in the menswear section could fall in line with the company’s new store layout and cross-promotion initiatives. Otherwise, it’s unclear whether or not customers will be able to purchase the Neighborhood Collection of Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones on Target.com, but they’re believed to still cost $299.

(Thanks, J!)

Update: A separate tipster has mentioned that the new colors for the Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones will also be available in Apple retail stores, with stock already arriving as of yesterday, August 24.

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Apple Discounts Beats EP, urBeats, and Beats Pill+ Products

Apple this week launched a new limited time discount on its Beats EP headphones, Beats Pill+ speaker, and urBeats earphones, which are all on sale for approximately $20 to $30 off.

The Beats EP On-Ear Headphones are available for $99, down from the original price of $129.95. All colors are available at the discounted price, including red, white, black, and blue. The Beats EP are Apples most affordable on-ear headphones, coming in at a lower cost than the Solo3 models.



The Beats Pill+ Portable Speaker is available for $199, down from $229.95. All colors are discounted, including white, black, and red.



Both the Beats Pill+ and the Beats EP On-Ear Headphones were discounted by a similar amount in late 2016 and early 2017, but Apple has not recently offered a sale on the urBeats. With the promotion, the earphones are priced at $79 instead of $99.95. All colors available from the Apple Store are included in the sale: silver, gold, space gray, rose gold, black, and ultra violet.



Apple’s prices are a decent deal, but similar and occasionally bigger discounts can often be found from retailers like Amazon and Best Buy during routine sales.

According to the promotion details, Apple’s sale will last from today until August 26, 2017 at 11:59:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

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Apple Teams Up With Balmain for Special Edition Beats

Apple has partnered with French fashion label Balmain to create special edition versions of its Powerbeats 3 Wireless Earphones and Beats Studio Wireless Headphones. The two accessories feature a Safari color with metallic gold accents and prominent Balmain labeling.


The Beats/Balmain collection delivers premium sound and exquisite design reflective of Balmain’s iconic style. The Beats Studio Wireless headphones are finished in Safari color with metallic gold accents to represent Olivier Rousteing’s dreamlike vision of an urban safari. Each comes with a matching suede case adorned with a Balmain plaque and the symbolic Balmain coin zipper pull.

In an interview with fashion magazine Vogue, Balmain designer and creative director Olivier Rousteing said his connection with the Beats by Dre brand began four years ago when members of the team came to a Balmain show in Paris. “What they love about Balmain is that I embrace music. We’ve always had an idea of making something happen together,” he said.

He went on to say that his aim with the design was to bring French luxury to technology. “When it’s about technology, there are challenges, so you need a lot of respect. You cannot treat headphones like a garment,” he said.

Apple and Balmain are working with model Kylie Jenner to promote the partnership and the new headphone line. Kylie Jenner has shared a photo of herself wearing the headphones on Instagram, and she’s featured in product videos on Apple’s website.



The Balmain Beats Studio Wireless Headphones can be purchased from the Apple website for $600, while the Powerbeats3 are available for $250.

(Thanks, Kevin!)

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