Driver Technologies: The Powerbeats in-ear headphones
utilize exclusive Driver Technologies to deliver great sound with
clarity and power at any volume. Built-in subwoofers pump out massive bass,
while midrange/tweeters reproduce ultra smooth vocals and clear, crisp highs.
In-Line Remote/Mic Function: The Powerbeats have a built-in
in-line/remote function for use with select Smartphones and iPhones. The Powerbeats
headphone cable has an in-line call answer button and a microphone so you can
easily switch between listening to music and talking on your phone. It also
features music and video playback control for iPod, iPhone , and iPad.
- Music: Play/Pause, Skip/Previous Track,
Fast-Forward/Rewind, Volume Up/Down
- Phone: Answer/End Call, Decline Call, Call-Waiting,
Mobile Phone Compatibility: The following chart lists compatible
mobile phones (as of December 2010):
|Service Provider||Phone Model||Hands-Free Calling||Media Audio||Volume Control||Play/Pause of Media||Tracking & Scanning
|AT&T||Blackberry Curve 8900||Y||Y||N||Y||N|
|Blackberry Pearl 8110||Y||Y||N||Y||N|
|Blackberry Curve 8310||Y||Y||N||Y||N|
|iPhone 2G/3G ||Y||Y||N||Y||N|
|Sprint||Blackberry Curve 8330||Y||Y||N||Y||N|
|Blackberry Tour 9630||Y||Y||N||Y||N|
|Blackberry Pearl 8130||Y||Y||N||Y||N|
|Samsung Instinct s30||Y||Y||N||N||N|
|Blackberry Curve 8350i||Y||Y||N||Y||N|
|Palm Treo PRO||Y||Y||N||N||N|
|T-Mobile||Motorola Motozine ZN5||Y||Y||N||N||N|
|Blackberry Pearl Flip||Y||Y||N||Y||N|
|Blackberry Curve 8520||Y||Y||N||Y||N|
|Blackberry Curve 8320||Y||Y||N||Y||N|
|Blackberry Curve 8900||Y||Y||N||Y||N|
|T-Mobile Sidekick 2008||Y||Y||N||N||N|
|T-Mobile Sidekick LX||Y||Y||N||N||N|
|Blackberry Curve 8330||Y||Y||N||Y||N|
|Blackberry Tour 9630||Y||Y||N||Y||N|
|LG Chocolate 3||Y||Y||N||N||N|
|Motorola Krave ZN4||Y||Y||N||N||N|
|Motorola Rival A455||Y||Y||N||N||N|
|LG enV Touch||Y||Y||N||N||N|
|Blackberry Pearl 8230||Y||Y||N||N||N|
iPod/iPhone Compatibility: The remote and mic are supported
only by the iPod nano (4th/5th/6th gen), iPod classic (80/120/160GB), iPod touch
(2nd/3rd/4th gen), iPhone (2G/3G/3GS/4), and iPad. The remote is also supported
by the iPod shuffle (3rd/4th gen). Audio is supported by all iPod/iPhone models.
Eartip Selection: The variety of eartips that come with the Powerbeats
make the difference between good sound and great sound. With the right fit, you
get increased bass response, better tonal balance, and the earphones will be
more comfortable. Because everyone's ears are unique, supplies several
sizes (Small/Medium/Large) of eartips.
Note: Unlike many in-ear headphones, Powerbeats are not designed
to completely seal out external noise. With the Powerbeats, you will be able
to hear the outside world while running and biking in or alongside traffic.
Integrated Ear Hooks: The Powerbeats feature integrated ear
hooks to help keep the in-ear headphones in your ears more firmly during
activity. These adjustable/bendable ear hooks with flexible-arms wrap around the
outside of your ear to keep the headphones in place while you're working out or
Advanced Cable: The Powerbeats in-ear headphones
utilize an advanced cable with patented technologies for accurate and clear
audio. The Powerbeats in-ear headphones also offer rugged strain relief to
protect the headphone cable from heavy-duty use. The Powerbeats feature
an attached 40" headphone cable and come with a 39" headphone extension cable.
3.5mm Connector:: The Powerbeats feature a 24K
gold-plated 3.5mm connector for maximum signal transfer and corrosion
Cable Management: The Powerbeats in-ear headphones
include a cable management clip and cable slider.
- Cable Management Clip: Attach the cable management clip
to clothing to keep the headphone cable under control and out of your way,
as well as reduce accidental pulling of the earbuds from your ears.
- Cable Slider: Use the cable slider to control cable
swap while listening. Also slide up to reduce tangles during storage.
Storage Case: The Powerbeats in-ear headphones come
with a compact, protective, carrying case to store the headphones when not in
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