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post #11 of 22
Beats by dre are nothing but overpriced crappy headphones. He put his name on it for money. The headphones are nothing but a marketing gimmick. A million white rich suburban kids like Dr. Dre. It's an easy sell. The headphones are more fashion than anything else. Can we stop talking about the quality of beats by dre finally. I see discussions on it all the time. They suck, we know they suck. The end.
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http://www.headfonia.com/closed-cans-shootout-m-50-esw-9-t50p-hd25-1-beats-studio-srh-840-srh-750dj-k181dj-and-dj1pro/9/


Of course, you are comparing them to open backed headphones.

Still, i wouldn't call them horrible, just TOTALLY not worth the price.
    
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post #14 of 22
They aren't as bad as people make out, it's just blatant exaggeration.

The bass is the selling factor of these headphones from an audio perspective.

The high's aren't actually too shabby, they aren't worth $300 no way but they aren't a terrible pair of cans at all.

Plus the packaging and included accessories is pretty incredible just watch an unboxing you get loads of stuff!
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post #15 of 22
I'll sum it up:

The Beats are $300 headphones with $100 sound quality with sub $50 build quality

Change the Beats Pro to say $130-$150 sound quality but that's it.
post #16 of 22
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Originally Posted by ComradeNF;15302056 
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So why exactly are these headphones so popular? I see so many kids walking around with them. For $70-100 maybe they would be worth it for bass freaks, but the treble and mids are very weak for what you are paying.

They are popular because they are fashionable and trendy. Plus, the majority of people can't tell the difference in audio quality anyways. All they want is MOAR BASS! Who cares about hearing your music when you can feel it.
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post #17 of 22
All they want is more mid bass, not sub bass. They want 'boom' instead of 'thump'.
post #18 of 22
They really aren't that bad

At least they inspire an appreciation for higher sound quality amongst common folk.

You can deny it all you want, but if beats weren't such a fashion symbol, most would-be beats owners would still be using the stock ipod earbuds. if that makes any sense
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post #19 of 22
People buy them because it is a status Symbol, just like the iPhone. It's dumb really.
post #20 of 22
They are pretty decent for bass, but $300? Nope. Maybe $80.

IMO Dr Dre is a pathetic rapper, he only had a few decent songs in the 90's and that was about it.

Just another overpriced gimmick. Something is high supply.
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