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The Solo Pro is a notable headphone for a few reasons. First, its earcups sit on your ears; they don’t envelop them like over-the-ear headphones. The advantage there is a more compact, travel-friendly size, but you also lose that added bit of noise isolation.
Beats’ Pure Adaptive Noise Cancellation technology is on hand (er, ear) to help block the outside world. You’ll want to read David Carnoy’sto learn more about that and how the headphones perform overall.
His big complaint was with the omission of a cable for wired listening. I agree, it’s ludicrous that that’s not included. Thankfully, if you want that option, something like thisshould do the trick.
The Solo Pro promises up to 22 hours of listening time (and that’s with ANC turned on), and for Apple it offers always-on Siri. (Android users can push a button to invoke Google Assistant.) It automatically turns off when folded up and turns back on when unfolded.
So, yeah, lots of nice little touches, plus industry-leading ANC. These headphones rival previous-generation models from Bose and Sony, but cost considerably less right now.
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