Not Everyone Thinks Highly Of Beats By Dre Headphones

11.21.11 6 years ago 53 Comments


“Whether Beats are worth the money is open to debate. Reviews are mixed, but many people love them. The headphones are sleekly Apple-esque, which is no surprise, since they were created by a former designer at Apple. Beats also offer a celebrity vibe and a lot of boom-a-chick-a-boom bass.

“So much bass, in fact, that some audio experts say that Beats distort the sound of the music.

“’In terms of sound performance, they are among the worst you can buy,’ says Tyll Hertsens, editor in chief of, a site for audiophiles. ‘They are absolutely, extraordinarily bad.’”

Read the full article at the NY Times.

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