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Beats Studio Buds + Offer Improved Call and ANC Performance

Improved battery life, ANC performance, and much better call quality for $169.99. But are the new Beats Studio Buds+ that much better?

Beats Studio Buds + Colors with Charging Case

Wireless earbuds have become a commodity and there are no shortage of options at almost every possible price point. Consumers can’t seem to exist without them and there is no question that Apple and Beats control a huge slice of that multi-billion dollar segment. The successor to Beats Studio Buds have arrived in the form of the Beats Studio Buds +; the new earbuds claim major improvements to Active Noise Cancellation (ANC), call performance and battery life. The upgrades, along with a new transparent color option raise the cost to $169.99 (that’s $20 more than before).

Beats Studio Buds + Clear True Wireless ANC Earbuds
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Three new acoustic vents are designed to improve audio precision and gently relieve pressure for a more comfortable all-day fit. Each bud is equipped with a proprietary two-layer transducer that flexes to deliver cleaner bass and ultra-low distortion. And with four ear tip options (XS, S, M & L) to fit a wider range of ears, Beats Studio Buds + create a comfortable acoustic seal for the best listening experience while also securing your earbuds in place.

For Apple Music users, Studio Buds + automatically play spatial audio for available tracks mixed in Dolby Atmos so you can enjoy true multidimensional sound and clarity. However, they don’t offer the personalized spatial audio with head tracking offered in AirPods Pro 2nd Gen.

Beats Studio Buds + Clear True Wireless ANC Earbuds in White worn in-ear on Woman

At the touch of a button, you can easily switch between Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) and Transparency modes. With 3x larger microphones, new venting, and a powerful processor, the Studio Buds + deliver up to 1.6x more powerful ANC and up to 2x better Transparency mode performance than its predecessor.

Upgraded microphones, an intelligent voice-targeting algorithm and an entirely new acoustic architecture enable high-quality call performance. The powerful microphones actively filter out background noise while enhancing the clarity of your voice.

Beats Studio Buds + True Wireless ANC Earbuds Colors

Enhanced Apple and Android Compatibility

While Beats Studio Buds+ are designed to work for both Android and iOS users, their features sets are not identical.

Apple Compatibility:

  • One-touch pairing – easy, one-touch setup instantly pairs with every device in your iCloud account5
  • “Hey Siri” – simply say “Hey Siri” to activate your voice assistant6
  • Find My – locate your lost earbuds on a map based on the last known connected location
  • Over-the-air updates – receive software updates and new features automatically

Android Compatibility:

  • Google Fast Pair – connect quickly with a single tap, and automatically pair to all Android or Chromedevices registered to your Gmail account
  • Audio Switch – seamlessly transition audio between your Android, Chromebook, and other compatible devices
  • Find My Device – easily locate your lost buds with Google Find My Device
  • Beats app – unlock access to product customization, software updates, and new features to get the mostout of your headphones
Beats Studio Buds + Clear True Wireless ANC Earbuds in Black worn in-ear on Woman

Connection and Customizable Controls

Class 1 Bluetooth technology offers extended range and exceptional cross-body performance, meaning reliable connectivity and fewer dropouts.

Simple, customizable on-ear controls allow you to manage music, toggle listening modes, take calls and activate voice assistant using the ‘b’ button. Additionally, you can set the press-and-hold action to use one earbud to control volume up and the other earbud to control volume down.

Battery Life and Case

With up to 36 hours of total battery life including 27 hours from the sleek, pocket-sized charging case and up to 9 hours from the earbuds, Beats Studio Buds+ are ready to go whenever you are. Find yourself low on battery? A 5-minute Fast Fuel charge provides an hour of additional use so you get more music, podcasts, and calls between every charge.

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Designed with the Environment in Mind

Beats Studio Buds+ packaging is 95% fiber-based using recycled material and virgin wood from responsibly managed forests.12 The driver magnet is made of 100% recycled rare earth elements, while the solder of the main logic board is made of 100% recycled tin. Studio Buds+ is mercury-, berylium-, PVC-, and BFR-free.

Pricing and Availability

Beats Studio Buds+ are available now for $169.99 at Amazon (U.S.) or $229.95 at (Canada).

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