Welcome, this is Sujandar from Premium Earphones. What I have is a full review of the Powerbeats 2 – Wireless In–Ear Bluetooth Headphone.
- You can pair and play eith your bluetooth device upto 30 foot range.
- It has Dual – driver acoustic power music for each of their ear bud which delivers great listening experience with a customized lightweight and flexible earhook, for a comfortable and secured fit.
- Battery can last for six hours
- Fast charging available – 15 mins for 1 hour playback
What’s included in the box?
Powerbeats 2 comes with a hard shell carrying case, a universal micro USB cable, four pairs of ear tips and a QuickStart guide. These are the second versions of the Powerbeats. The only thing carried over from the last versions is the style.
Now to elaborate a little bit more in the accessories you have this black and red micro USB cable use for charging. They also come with the three-extra pair of silicon ear tips on top of the ear tips which is already in the earbuds. So, total you will have four pairs of ear tips and hopefully one of these pairs fits your ears comfortably.
Powerbeats 2 also comes equipped with the small but very usable hard shield carrying case in which you will be able to fit all your accessories. That is great because instead of caryying the ear tips,USB cable and everything else separately, you can just use this hard shield carrying case to have all the accessories for your Powerbeats 2 – Wirelss In-Ear Bluetoth Headphone. And also you will be saving money because now you don’t have to buy a case for your headphone and it’s accessories.
The design is completely different this time around with the Powerbeats 2. These are now wireless via Bluetooth and now requires charging. These are also IPX4 certified, which means they are sweat and water resistant, not to get confused with waterproof or any other resistant.
These are quite a bit different from the previous versions which looked quite a bit sleeker in my opinion. The front is nice and simple. There’s a big beats logo on it and there is a housing which is made up of plastic which is the hook that goes around your ear. The hooks on both the earbuds are nice, soft and rubbery. It is very bendable and flexible. So, to be that the perfect comfortable fit, you can rotate it perfectly around your ear.
On the bottom of your left earphone you will have your micro USB port used for charging. On the top of the left earphone you will have a multi-purpose button, which is used to pair your Bluetooth earphone and it’s also used for powering the device ON and OFF.
If we go a little bit farther down the cord you will have your mic controls which are quite a bit different from the last versions of Powerbeats. The control designs are pretty much the same that all the new Beats headphones use these days.
You will be able to take calls, decrease and increase the volume for Apple Products such as iPhone, iPad and iPod, Android products, Windows products and Blackberry products. You will also will be able to do voice commands for Apple devices. You can do all those things as well and you also have track controls.
This is a flat design cord which means it’s tangle free, so you don’t have to worry about cable management. If we go a little bit further down, we have our cable adjuster to make the cables as tight or as loose as you want them
Next to the power ON and OFF button you will have an LED indicator light. If the LED indicator is white, it means it’s normal with adequate charge. If the LED indicator is red that means you have less than one hour of playback. If the LED indicator is blinking red, it means you have less than 15 minutes of playback.
Pairing these earphones to a device is very simple. You should just simply hold down the power button for four seconds, make sure the Bluetooth is turned ON on your device that you’re pairing it to. Then simply search for the Powerbeats Wireless, tap it and it will connect right away.
I am really convinced with the sound in these earphones. I’m happy to report that these are great sounding earphones despite being Bluetooth which in some cases can take away the sound quality.
I found these to be a little more balanced than the last year’s versions of the Powerbeats. They sounded full and heavy but not too overpowering which shows you that they’re trying to tone that down just a little bit and get their earphones more of a balanced feel.
That shows a lot especially throughout the mid-range when listening to the vocals they sound nice, clear and crisp even when listening at high volumes.
They’re never really drowned out by the bass but overall, I find that these earphones sound at their best when being played at 80 percent volume capacity or less, but these are very loud earphones so 80 % capacity is loud.
One of the advantages of these earphones are that they are adequately blocking out outside noise. In my opinion I think that these blocks out just enough sound to be on a safe side. If you’re going to use this for outside activities such as biking and running I think these are the best because you don’t want complete sound isolation as you will always want to have some sound let in, so that you can be aware of your environment and things like cars and animals.
Now let’s look over the Battery life. I found that these have a great battery life which isn’t always the case with Bluetooth earphones. Powerbeats 2 takes 15 minutes of charge time to receive an hour of battery life and it takes an hour and a half of charge time to receive six hours of battery life.
Those battery life time is very dependent on how low or how high you set your volume at. In some cases, they lasted a little bit longer than six hours and, in some cases, they last a little bit less but no dramatic battery life difference.
To conclude, I think the Powerbeats 2 is adequate at doing an excellent job on all departments. I had 100% turned up and they do leave sound outside just a little bit to be on the safe side. I would say 70 percent or lower it’s kind of a great spot for you to not leak sound.
These are designed just for you and your active lifestyle. They are designed to fit in the ear for a much deeper and better sounding experience also these earbuds stay in your ear with the hooks wrapped around your ears pretty good. From my experience on wearing them, they are light weighted earphones and they feel like they weren’t even there weighing in at just 24 grams.
So that’s my review on the Powerbeats 2 Wireless In-Ear Bluetooth Headphone. If you have any questions or comments let me know below in the comment section. I will reply as fast as I can. Cheers!!!