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Apple BeatsX

alaTest has collected and analyzed 742 reviews of Apple BeatsX. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the design and price. The comfort and usability are also mentioned favorably, but the mids quality and treble quality get critical reviews.

sound, usability, comfort, price, design

treble quality, mids quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Apple BeatsX is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Andrew Williams (

Beats X


Beats X review: Bluetooth earphones, with Apple's iPhone-loving W1 chip for a smoother wireless ride.

Great general wireless performance ; Extra easy for iPhone owners ; Fun sound

Unrefined upper mids ; Not that detailed

iPhone owners will find the Beats X a dream to use, but you can get better sound at the price.

Oct, 2017

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Beats X: the best neckband earphones money can buy?


Apple's W1 chip comes to these fashionable neckband headphones - they're not for running, though

Super sound quality ; W1 pairing is ace ; They don't tangle

The neckband bounces around everywhere

Dec, 2017

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Beats X review


Energetic and full - as you'd expect from Beats - but you can get better at this price

Great wireless performance ; iPhone-tailored hardware ; Smart, simple look ; Energetic sound

Limited detail ; Shouty midrange

A fine Bluetooth performance, but the Xs' energetic delivery lacks insight

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Stuart Miles (

Beats X headphones review: Bass marks the spot


Big bass as you'd expect ; Comfortable fit with multiple tips ; Quick charge feature is great ; W1 chip connectivity is super easy ; Bluetooth range is great

Awkward fit with shirt collar ; Lightning charger means Apple focus ; Bass might drown things ; Magnetised fit out of ear doesn't stop the music

The Beats X headphones offer all the cool connectivity functionality of the Apple AirPods in a more conventional form factor.

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Nick Pino (

Beats X Wireless Earphones review


Eight-hour battery life and a balanced sound signature on a pair of Beats? You better believe it.

Snug, comfy fit Quick Charge feature Balanced sound signature

Relatively expensive Lacking in clarity

The BeatsX are a solid pair of in-ear headphones. They might not have the highest clarity out of all the headphones we've tested, but that’s something they make up for with supreme comfort, smart iOS integration and a surprisingly effective Quick...

Dec, 2019

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beats by dr. dre BeatsX review

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The BeatsX in-ear headphones are a wireless Bluetooth pair released in early 2017. With a claimed eight hours of battery life and fast-charging technology, could we finally be seeing a good pair of wireless earphones that will last a full day? Read on...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Lewis Painter (

BeatsX review: Near-perfect design & great audio quality


Despite the size, the BeatsX earphones pack a punch and boast impressive battery life. Find out more in our review.

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Ian Betteridge (

BeatsX review: The best Beats, or the worst?


Beats headphones have always divided opinion, and in this sense BeatsX are the most “Beats-like” yet

After my first listen, I was prepared to bury the BeatsX under a hailstorm of criticism. Yet after using them for a couple of weeks, they’ve become my headphones of choice. Yes, I would prefer it if the sound was a better, although for the majority of...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Damon Beres (

Beats X review: The perfect earbuds for young cyborgs with cash to burn


The best wireless earbuds yet?

Good sound quality ; Effortless pairing with Apple products thanks to W1 chip ; Comfortable in all situations, including workouts

Fairly pricey ; Audio isn't 100% perfect ; Gross carrying pouch

Thanks to their more universal design and smooth sound, the Beats X earphones are arguably better than Apple's AirPods, but they don't come cheap.

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : David Carnoy (

BeatsX review: Hey, AirPods, it's OK to have wires


The BeatsX is an appealing neckband-style headphone that offers a lot of the "magic" of Apple's AirPods in a more conventional wireless headphone design that's also sports friendly.

The BeatsX is a comfortable, lightweight, water-resistant, neckband-style Bluetooth headphone with a secure in-ear fit and good sound quality. It pairs instantly with Apple devices, rolls up to fit in an included carrying case, and charges quickly via...

Slight treble push; cords may seem a bit long for some users.

The slickly designed BeatsX is an appealing neckband-style wireless headphone that offers a lot of the "magic" of Apple's AirPods in a more conventional, sports-friendly design.

Jun, 2018

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