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Beats by Dr. Dre® Solo2

On-Ear Headphone with in-line remote and microphone (Silver)

9 Reviews

Item #: 835SOLO2S

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Original Price: $199.99

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Overview

Our take on the Beats by Dr. Dre® Solo2

The original Beats Solo® HD headphones by Dr. Dre are a familiar sight just about anywhere people listen to music. Now, Beats has improved on this design and developed the Solo2. These headphones offer improved sound and build quality while maintaining a compact, on-ear design. The new acoustic design of the Solo2 headphones offers more clarity and dynamic range than the originals. A sleeker, more streamlined design not only looks cool, it also offers improved comfort thanks to a more flexible headband and cushy earpads. Naturally, the Solo2 delivers the deep, rumbling bass that made Beats and Dr. Dre major players in the headphone business from Day 1.

Beats Solo 2

The Beats Solo2 headphones (shown in Blue) offer improved sound quality and comfort over the original Solo HD.

Better sound, more comfort, still Dre

The original Beats Solo® HD headphones by Dr. Dre are a familiar sight just about anywhere people listen to music. Now, Beats has improved on this design and developed the Solo2. These headphones offer improved sound and build quality while maintaining a compact, on-ear design. The new acoustic design of the Solo2 headphones offers more clarity and dynamic range than the originals. A sleeker, more streamlined design not only looks cool, it also offers improved comfort thanks to a more flexible headband and cushy earpads. Naturally, the Solo2 delivers the deep, rumbling bass that made Beats and Dr. Dre major players in the headphone business from Day 1.


RemoteTalk™ cable keeps you in control of calls and music

Plug the Solo2's RemoteTalk cable into your smartphone, and use the built-in remote and microphone to control your music and take calls. Made for the iPhone® and other iOS® devices, the remote lets you play and pause music, skip tracks, and adjust the volume. The remote and mic also work with Android™ and most types of smartphones, offering call answer, hang up, and basic music controls.


folding design

Fold the Solo2 headphones (shown in Black) up for storage in the included carrying case.

Street tough

The lightweight, durable Solo2 headphones are meant for taking on the go. The new earcup design ensures they rest snugly against your ears to help keep out external noise when you're on a crowded street or subway train. When you're not listening, the folding design allows you to slide them into the included carrying case for safekeeping.

From our Beats Solo2 headphones review:

If you think Beats headphones are just about brain-rattling bass, you should give the Solo2 headphones a listen. Yes, they offer bold low-frequency impact. But they also have good midrange presence and nice high-frequency detail. They offer more clarity across the entire frequency spectrum than the previous Solo HD headphones.

— David Brown, Crutchfield A/V Writer

Wonderful product from an awesome company!

JSmith, Ohio

What's in the Box:

  • Beats Solo2 headphones (gloss gray)
  • 53" Straight gray cable with in-line mic/remote and right-angle 3.5mm plug
  • Carabiner
  • Black semi-hard carrying case
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Important Safety Information
  • Limited Warranty sheet
  • Beats logo decal

Product Highlights:

  • improved design offers enhanced clarity and comfort
  • closed-back, on-ear design helps keep out external noise
  • RemoteTalk miniplug cable with three-button remote and microphone for iOS devices (limited functionality with other smartphones)
  • folding headband for easy storage and portability
  • soft earpads and flexible headband ensure long-lasting comfort
  • includes carrying case with carabiner clip
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Reviews

Beats by Dr. Dre® Solo2 Reviews

Average Customer Review:

9 Reviews

Beats Solo 2

Written by: JulieS from California on January 12, 2016

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

  • "Coolness Factor"
  • Build Quality
  • Comfort
  • Noise Reduction
  • Sound Quality

Bought these for my daughter for Christmas. They were exactly what she wanted (had problems with getting the correct color from another chain store, so very happy with Crutchfield!) The item was well priced, shipped quickly and product performance is exactly what my daughter wanted. They sound so nice I might need a pair for myself! ;)

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Beats by Dr. Dre® Solo2

Written by: JSmith from Ohio on December 30, 2015

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

  • "Coolness Factor"
  • Build Quality
  • Comfort
  • Noise Reduction
  • Sound Quality

Wonderful product from an awesome company!

Pros: Stylish, light weight, great sound and shipping in 2 days. Had them in time for Christmas!

Cons: No cons for this product.

Zac

Written by: Anonymous from Missouri on December 28, 2015

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  • "Coolness Factor"
  • Build Quality
  • Comfort
  • Noise Reduction
  • Sound Quality

I bought these for my grandson and he really like them

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Cailee

Written by: Anonymous from Missouri on December 28, 2015

  • "Coolness Factor"
  • Build Quality
  • Comfort
  • Noise Reduction
  • Sound Quality

I bought these for my granddaughter and she really likes them

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Beats by Dr. Dre® Solo2

Written by: Tim from Buffalo NY on December 26, 2015

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  • "Coolness Factor"
  • Build Quality
  • Comfort
  • Noise Reduction
  • Sound Quality

Great sound and crutch had the style and colors we wanted

Pros: Fit great

Cons: Rumor is iPhone 7 won't have a jack port . So enjoy this style while you can

Solo2 Beats

Written by: Shelton from Gonzales, La on January 13, 2015

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  • "Coolness Factor"
  • Build Quality
  • Comfort
  • Noise Reduction
  • Sound Quality

Love em!

Pros: Sound Quality. Comfort

Cons: None

Beats Solo2

Written by: Eliseo from Puerto Rico on December 22, 2014

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Tinen mucho bajo para mi gusto pero son para mi hijo y eso es lo que le gusta a él. These are a little too bass heavy for me, but these are for my son and he likes heavy bass.

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Crutchfield response on December 24, 2014 Translation provided by Crutchfield's Spanish Sales & Support team. Visit our new Spanish-language site at www.crutchfieldenespanol.com.

Dr. Dre Solo2 Head Phones

Written by: Marty from New York, NY on July 2, 2014

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  • "Coolness Factor"
  • Build Quality
  • Comfort
  • Noise Reduction
  • Sound Quality

Really excellent head phones. The quality is fantastic as is the noise reduction feature. This is the best head set I have ever owned.

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Beats

Written by: Anonymous from Unalaska on June 19, 2014

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  • "Coolness Factor"
  • Build Quality
  • Comfort
  • Noise Reduction
  • Sound Quality

Sound great, no more batteries....

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Details

Hands-on research

What's in the box?

Download the Beats by Dr. Dre® Solo2 manual

  • Beats Solo2 headphones (gloss gray)
  • 53" Straight gray cable with in-line mic/remote and right-angle 3.5mm plug
  • Carabiner
  • Black semi-hard carrying case
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Important Safety Information
  • Limited Warranty sheet
  • Beats logo decal

Features and Specs

General
Earcup Type Closed
Bluetooth No
Frequency Response Not Given
Sensitivity Not Given
Impedance Not Given
Weight 7.8 ounces
Cord Length 53"
Airline Adapter Included No
iPod Control Yes
Volume Control Yes
Built-in Microphone Yes
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year

Product Research

Features

Overview: The redesigned Beats by Dre Solo2 headphones feature a sleek design with glossy bold colors. These on-ear headphones come with a 53" color-matched straight RemoteTalk cable, and a black semi-hard carrying case. The Solo2 is durable, but lightweight, weighing in at 7.8 ounces, so you can wear them every day for long periods of time.

Comfort Design: The Beats Solo2 headphones have a flexible curved headband with soft padding to give you a comfortable fit. The angled earcups match the shape of your head and ears to provide a more natural fit and better sound transfer. The earcup padding is covered with a breathable material that dissipates heat and minimizes sound leakage. The earcups are hinged so they can be folded for easy storage in the included semi-hard carrying case.

Remotetalk Cable: The color-matched 53" RemoteTalk straight audio cable, included with the Beats Solo2 headphones, features an in-line microphone/3-button remote control. The remote is fully compatible with iPhone, iPod, and iPad. The outer buttons control volume up and volume down, while the center button controls phone calls, music playback (play/pause/next track/previous track), and accesses voice assistance (Siri). RemoteTalk is also partially compatible with Android, Blackberry, and Windows devices (volume up/down, play/pause music and answer/hang up phone calls).

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Unsurpassed quality at a very good price [ Thomas  Dec 29, 2015 ]
Bought them for son 2years ago, they caught on the door handle as he was jumping out of his dump truck which pulled them off his head and onto the ground...they broke in half. He's really bummed, so I'm replacing them for him. [ Deborah  Dec 16, 2015 ]
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