Beats Solo 4 review: Apple headphones get Android-loving upgrade

Beats Solo 4 review: Apple headphones get Android-loving upgrade

Solid sound, 50 hours of battery life, spatial audio and cross-platform features elevate fourth-gen Beats

The Solo 4 headphones are a revamp of the fan favourite that helped make Beats a household name, upgraded with longer battery life, better sound and modern Apple and Android-loving features.

The original Solo HD launched in 2009 and was most recently updated as the Solo 3 in 2016 after Apple’s purchase of Beats. Now in their fourth generation, the Solo are the company’s smallest and lightest headphones, costing £200 (€230/$200/A$330), and sit below the £350 Studio Pro.

Weight: 217g

Dimensions: 177 x 158 x 68mm

Drivers: 40mm

Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.3, 3.5mm, USB-C audio and charging

Bluetooth codecs: SBC, AAC

Battery life: 50 hours

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