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Hands-on with the $249.95 Beats Powerbeats Pro. These truly wireless headphones featuring earhooks and eartips that provide a much more custom fit than the AirPods. The Powerbeats Pro also feature tactile buttons for controlling volume and music playback. In this Powerbeats Pro unboxing and review, video we discuss the Powerbeats Pro top features. How are the Powerbeats Pro vs AirPods 2? Should you buy these instead of Apple's AirPods? Read full hands-on for the details: https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/14/beats-...

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  • MayhemMatthewsFamily
    MayhemMatthewsFamily 2 months ago Bigger product has a bigger case? No way. Not possible.
  • kennethshapiro
    kennethshapiro 3 weeks ago @Killercam1020 _ That's great, glad you like them! For me, I like the convenience of having them always with me and in my pocket, of which this case makes it challenging. That is why we get to choose.
  • Killercam1020 _
    Killercam1020 _ 3 weeks ago kennethshapiro I own them it’s not bad at all.. perfect size hard to lose easy to travel with
  • MayhemMatthewsFamily
    MayhemMatthewsFamily 3 weeks ago @kennethshapiro I'm guessing you've done the volume calculations to arrive at the 300% size increase?
  • kennethshapiro
    kennethshapiro 3 weeks ago 30% larger headphones the airpods but 300% larger case does not equate. No one expected the case to be the same size, but this is excessive....we all didn't think Apple could mess up this design so bad...No Way. Not possible.
  • Killercam1020 _
    Killercam1020 _ 1 month ago MayhemMatthewsFamily underrated comment
  • RaiderDeepBall
    RaiderDeepBall 2 months ago (edited) I think I might get these. The Air Pods make me nervous, just my luck one will fly out of my ear and a bird will like take it back to its nest or something.
  • Dieter Paleo
    Dieter Paleo 1 week ago I’m waiting for one of my AirPods to fall in the toilet.
  • Killercam1020 _
    Killercam1020 _ 1 month ago Can confirm this happened
  • Sebastian B.
    Sebastian B. 1 month ago RaiderDeepBall 🤣 mmd
  • Tasunke
    Tasunke 1 month ago Happened to me 3 times allready. There's a nest of airpods now on the tree near my office building...
  • nasserjamaliel
    nasserjamaliel 1 month ago S C not true. Have mine fall out of my ears all the time at work. I’ve actually had one mine fall out at work and into a sewer drain lol
  • Knowyoulnow Reviews
    Knowyoulnow Reviews 2 months ago Wessel that’s true these little kids try flexing so hard to much crinnnge but they are good
  • Wessel
    Wessel 2 months ago Knowyoulnow Reviews The AirPods itself aren’t, but the hype around it and the little kids ‘flexing’ with them are. The Airpods themselves are super useful and handy.
  • Knowyoulnow Reviews
    Knowyoulnow Reviews 2 months ago The air pods are cringe
  • Wessel
    Wessel 2 months ago @S C depends on what type of ear you have, for most people they don't, but for some people they do fall out
  • S C
    S C 2 months ago They literally never fly out your ear
  • anupkumarrao
    anupkumarrao 2 months ago RaiderDeepBall took my three days to get used to AirPods...but after putting on silicone tip, it’s very sturdy, minimal design adds to AirPods advantage...easy to carry anywhere ...always
  • Carlo Mason
    Carlo Mason 2 months ago The size of the case is a non-issue for me. The inability to wirelessly charge is also not an issue for me. I like the design, I believe this will fit me well.
  • kennethshapiro
    kennethshapiro 4 days ago @iRDude That is not how these work. If they are not in the charge case, they drain power all day. Within 4 hours they are below 50%, even when disconnected. Apple needs to fix this.
  • iRDude
    iRDude 4 days ago @kennethshapiro It doesn't matter since it has a 30 hour stand-by time meaning that if theres no audio being played through it, it would last 30 hours, so your pretty much set.
  • Oh Elijaah
    Oh Elijaah 1 week ago kennethshapiro I have some and this guys lying 😂 they definitely don’t die without case if you pause music & have a very long standby time
  • Artelia Rogers
    Artelia Rogers 3 weeks ago @kennethshapiro Yea, I kind of figured as much. Thanks for replying. :)
  • kennethshapiro
    kennethshapiro 3 weeks ago @Artelia Rogers That would defeat the purpose of using them when you need them as you would need to re-pair them each time. You can select to "disconnect" but this does not turn them off and they continually/rapidly drain when not in the case. There is no on/off switch, which is what these need to solve this issue.
  • Artelia Rogers
    Artelia Rogers 3 weeks ago @kennethshapiro Would disconnecting them from the Bluetooth while in your pocket work? If you're not using them for long periods of time it might not be too much of an inconvenience to turn them on and off. I am a woman and would keep the case in a purse, etc. so it won't be a problem for me, but I can see it would be an issue for someone without a backpack, etc. I've been waiting to see if Amazon might have them on sale during Prime Day. Any thoughts about that?
  • Kiera
    Kiera 1 month ago @kennethshapiro Smaller the case the easier it is to slip out of your pocket. I actually prefer the bigger case, because I carry them in my purse and it's easier to look in my purse and grab.
  • j h
    j h 1 month ago the size of the case actually helps me not lose them. The airpods case would fall into cracks of places constantly. I had the airpods with wireless charging and honestly it will only be worth it once the buds themselves are wireless charging. Also i laugh at the travelers thing is funny to me... the airpods will die on any long commute/flight where as the powerbeats dont. Also who is traveling without a bag anywhere? The fit and everything about it is better and more subtle than the airpods.
  • MAMBATHEOG
    MAMBATHEOG 1 month ago kennethshapiro you ever tried disconnecting your headphones from your phone or putting pause on whatever is playing?🤨
  • kennethshapiro
    kennethshapiro 1 month ago I just walked with one in my ear and one in my pocket (in a small hard case). Both have the same battery level, even though only one was used to listen to a podcast.
  • kennethshapiro
    kennethshapiro 1 month ago ​@Connor G the issue is that the headphones stay active when not in that massive case. If you move, they activate. So if they are in you pocket, they are on. The only true way to shut them off, is to be in that case. I have tried this for several days. Often, I will hear sound coming from them, even when not in my ears. Apple needs a way to turn them off. Using disconnect also does not shut them off.
  • Connor G
    Connor G 1 month ago @kennethshapiro It holds a 10 hour charge. You don't need the case in your pocket.
  • Anisa Haque
    Anisa Haque 1 month ago but then again the reason why the case is big is so that the actual earphones fit inside the case 🤷‍♀️
  • Yikes 37
    Yikes 37 1 month ago @kennethshapiro but u wouldn't need the case anyway since it has 9 hours of play time...
  • kennethshapiro
    kennethshapiro 2 months ago This size of this case is massive compared to the Airpods, clearly something Apple missed on. These fit in my pocket, but are so large and uncomfortable that it might need to be carried somewhere else. Also, you can't just put the PBP in your pocket without the case as it stays connected and even plays music while in your pocket.
  • J Milla
    J Milla 1 month ago You didn’t give a definitive reason why you’re keeping the airpods🤷🏽‍♀️
  • Charlie Tango
    Charlie Tango 2 weeks ago His channel name is 9to5 MACCCC OF COURSE HE SAYS AIRPODS OVER BEATS (regardless beats are better and made by Apple too)
  • Nathan Rotlisberger
    Nathan Rotlisberger 3 weeks ago I mean I believe that the isolation generates better noise and even acts as a sound barrier meaning it’s all music going into your ears without having to turn the volume up so high. Saves your hearing
  • Braulio
    Braulio 3 weeks ago Because he doesn’t even workout to actually wear the Powerbeats, so he stay with the AirPods
  • Scorpion King
    Scorpion King 3 weeks ago Dej Washington no they are not better
  • Dej Washington
    Dej Washington 1 month ago They’re better
  • CeZaR NeBuN
    CeZaR NeBuN 1 month ago J Milla he actually did, he does not like the isolated feel the beats give him
  • Russ Novak
    Russ Novak 2 days ago I’m definitely getting these over the air pods I would rather my headphones stay in my ears
  • Lewis4
    Lewis4 1 month ago Nice video, but you should drop the “I’m keeping my AirPods” from the title. That really comes across as saying the Powerbeats Pro aren’t as good, but your video says otherwise.
  • Lewis4
    Lewis4 3 weeks ago D onttrip Yeah, I know... 😏
  • D onttrip
    D onttrip 3 weeks ago Lewis4 Clickbait, he only cared about views $
  • 007
    007 2 months ago Apple vs Apple 🍎
  • Giowilldestroyyou
    Giowilldestroyyou 1 month ago (edited) goku ultra instinct androids for peasants
  • Sam Pomare
    Sam Pomare 1 month ago  vs 
  • 1Exclusiv1
    1Exclusiv1 1 month ago goku ultra instinct actually they work together but nobody knows
  • ZidaKnow
    ZidaKnow 1 month ago goku ultra instinct your phone prolly glitch 10 times a day
  • goku ultra instinct
    goku ultra instinct 2 months ago @Vlone Julio and yet apple i scopying everything from samsung so your basically calling apple trash cause they have no ideas but to steal from their competition
  • Vlone Julio
    Vlone Julio 2 months ago goku ultra instinct android is trash
  • goku ultra instinct
    goku ultra instinct 2 months ago Apple is shit
  • 9to5Mac
    9to5Mac 2 months ago 360p crew, stand up.
  • Indie Guy
    Indie Guy 2 months ago 144p here
  • TECH 2019
    TECH 2019 2 months ago 9to5Mac first
  • Ali Dôsh
    Ali Dôsh 2 months ago Nice review .. but I’ve got some points With all the cons in mind ( size, price, no wireless charging, extremist sport oriented design.. etc ) .. Yet I still prefer Power Beats Pro for traveling .. simply because they provide acoustic seal and they’re harder to lose thanks to the hooks ... they’re gonna seal you from environment, hence better for public transportations but not when you’re driving .. better for Gym and wait rooms ... but not for hanging out with a friend or in the living room with family around, so they’re better when you’re alone in a noisy place . Not ideal for office/business/suit style, not all ladies gonna love them ( design-wise .. a business lady will find them hard to fit their style ) .. One pro feature is that they let you listen to music in much lower volume ( they isolate ambient noise so you don’t have to turn volume up ) so your ears will get some rest Yet the in-ear design put them on the edge when considering hygiene and ear health Battery life is better , yet, again, in ear design makes it hard to continue listening for 9 hours ( some soreness around the ear piece and hooks )
  • The truth
    The truth 1 month ago These were made for those who have an active life style. They sound absolutely amazing, connectivity is fantastic, the battery life is insane, they look 10x’s better than the AirPods, the controls work flawlessly, they sound 10xs better than the AirPods, they are comfortable, sweat and water resistant, and are hands down worth the $250 bucks. The wireless charging is a convenience and with the battery life it’s not even an issue. Finally the perfect earbuds for those with an active lifestyle
  • j h
    j h 1 month ago @MAMBATHEOG $225 if you can find a corporate discount too.
  • MAMBATHEOG
    MAMBATHEOG 1 month ago (edited) Simonalexandervallejo yup they’re $250 USD
  • Simonalexandervallejo
    Simonalexandervallejo 1 month ago The truth are these out already?
  • Gill T-Rex
    Gill T-Rex 2 months ago Just so it's clear, it should be obvious why the case is bigger. The power beats have those ear pieces that are going to need room. Plus it has alot alot more battery than the air pod case. We can sure say that these powerbeats are way better in my opinion
  • Dave Conatty
    Dave Conatty 2 months ago Title of video- "I'm keeping my airpods" Within a minute - "these are still really hard to get your hands on. I ORDERED MINE ON DAY ONE. Shout out to my friend for sending me theirs" 🙄
  • GamingKing225,
    GamingKing225, 2 months ago Jon Zee the title is very confusing tbh
  • 9to5Mac
    9to5Mac 2 months ago @Jon Zee bingo.
  • Jon Zee
    Jon Zee 2 months ago I think he wants them both
  • Ramon Noodles
    Ramon Noodles 2 months ago He's saying that the powerbeats are hard to get. He didn't say that it was better than airpods
  • Whatster87
    Whatster87 2 months ago Did you get a surgeon to fix your ears so AirPods will be comfortable?
  • Prince Tre
    Prince Tre 1 week ago They fit perfect for me lol they never fall out
  • I mix Shit
    I mix Shit 1 month ago Whatster87 lmaoo honestly the fit is terrible on AirPods
  • Elaf Khan
    Elaf Khan 2 months ago At first I thought the powerbeats were too overpriced, but after this video, I see that the price is justified and is reasonable
  • j h
    j h 1 month ago @abelthink if you're on samsung sure, theres reason that many other buds could be better. For those who prefer iOS these are way more than reasonable at the price.
  • j h
    j h 1 month ago @Masterblaster you obviously don't have a clue or ever owned them.
  • Masterblaster
    Masterblaster 2 months ago its not. IPX 4 is not sufficient doing sports in heavy rain and than they are broken. Even heavy sweating can be an issue.
  • abelthink
    abelthink 2 months ago How is it reasonable? The Samsung galaxy earbuds are way better
  • SERIOUSJONES
    SERIOUSJONES 2 months ago I use my Earphones for music and video consumption and that isolated feeling is what I want, just me and my music. The Airpods suck when it comes to music quality I'd prefer Skull candies over the Airpods when listening to music.
  • Eddy alvarez
    Eddy alvarez 2 months ago I love my AirPod there also adopter if they fall out of Your ear
  • John Control
    John Control 2 months ago I don't see how they're better for traveling. Maybe better for keeping it in your pockets. But the sound would be awful on a plane, unless you're talking bout traveling on the bus etc. Then it's alright
  • Kevin
    Kevin 2 months ago This is by far the best review I’ve seen since launch.
  • cwinger362
    cwinger362 2 months ago Kevin have you checked out the offering from Jim’s review room? Very great quality.
  • Br0wnN!nj@
    Br0wnN!nj@ 2 months ago Got mine in the other day, I like these just a little uncomfortable to wear for long period of time. If you’re looking for a pair of headphones to workout in these are awesome.
  • Paul Williams
    Paul Williams 2 months ago Yes they're clearly better then Airpods . I can't wait to get a pair
  • Tajuddin Shafek
    Tajuddin Shafek 1 month ago Is it? I'm hesitating whether to buy it or not...
  • MAMBATHEOG
    MAMBATHEOG 1 month ago Aaron Hernandez it really depends tho. You can use it them for anything tbh 🤷‍♂️
  • Aaron Hernandez
    Aaron Hernandez 1 month ago Ricky I’m just saying these are for the gym and not for everyday use 🤣
  • Ricky
    Ricky 1 month ago Aaron Hernandez some of us go to the gym everyday as you should to stay physically healthy
  • Apple Watch
    Apple Watch 2 months ago if you do not have a pair, how clear is it?
  • Aaron Hernandez
    Aaron Hernandez 2 months ago They’re too big though. Mostly got gym use and not everyday use
  • Richard Poncia
    Richard Poncia 2 months ago (edited) Ordered mine the day they released right at 7 Pacific and got them today. So far pretty pleased 😎
  • DANNY K 916
    DANNY K 916 2 months ago Paul Williams I ordered mine when they release and apple said the order is coming early June Can’t wait
  • John Control
    John Control 2 months ago It's sold out everywhere reeeeee, I'll probably wait for sale anyway tho
  • Ricky
    Ricky 2 months ago Try stockx
  • Its Cardenas-_-11
    Its Cardenas-_-11 2 months ago RS bro how lol like I’ve been trying to get some since launch but Best Buy and Apple store are backed up on orders
  • RS
    RS 2 months ago Paul Williams You won’t regret the purchase. I am extremely pleased with mine.