At the first glance of any new pair of headphones it is not easy to get excited. It draws people in only after testing its performance. The Monster Beats by Dr. Dre Studio is a good looking headphone which is available at a price of $350. For people who are tired of the same old looks, it is a worthy investment towards improved listening experience. It is bundled with a music phone compatible cable and a carrying case.
The Monster Beats is a descent looking headset. The headband which is thick and padded black holds each ear cup by descending seamlessly into circles. The ear cups provide a comfortable fit as it is made of leatherette material that gives a cushy feel. The headphones can be expanded where it shows a metal support band within. Each earpiece has same metal accent finish which is found inside the headband.
It also features deep red accent which adds up to its style. You can find a red “b” button on the earcups which allows you to mute the music when pressed. However the overall design of the headphone is stylish with sleek body and not ostentatious. But the drawback is that the padding is a bit stiff on the band which may take some effort to make it truly comfortable.
Features and Performance
- Weight: 9.2 oz
- Color: Black
- Response Bandwidth: 20-20000 Hz
- Dynamic Range: 115 dB
- Battery: 2 x Headset battery –AAA type
- Price: $350
The Monster Beats includes variety of accessories in its red packaging like 3.5mm two ultra-thick audio cables, a red one for MP3 players, 4 feet long ControlTalk remote for iPods and iPhones, built in mic with one black. You can also use it with your home audio system with quarter inch and dual airplane pronged adapter. It has a carabiner attached to the carrying hard shell case. As this headphone is highly smudge-prone, a cleaning cloth which comes along with it will be of good use. It includes AAA batteries and has noise cancelling feature which needs power to work.
The Monster Beats headphone is the most gorgeous thing we have seen till now. Its shine diminishes if it does not perform well in terms of audio quality. But Beats has exceptional crisp response in this term. It delivers the high end details in a truly impressive manner and it does thump but there is no bass. It has genres like dance, electronic, hip hop, hard rock and pop. This headphone has good amount sound leakage and hence your listening experience will not be private any more. It has balanced and crisp audio response with warm mid and tight low ends. The headphone is expensive and cannot be used without battery. Overall it has a top-notch audio quality. It is provided with 1 year limited warranty.