Preorders for colorful Powerbeats Pro open Wednesday


Powerbeats Pro
These are all the colors Powerbeats Pro will be available in soon.
Photo: Beats

Apple’s Powerbeats Pro wireless headphones have been available in any color you want, as long as it’s black. That’s going to change later this week when pre-orders finally start for ivory, moss, and navy options.

Powerbeats Pro get all colorful

This Beats products debuted in the US in May, but only in black. Pre-orders for the three additional color options will start just after midnight Pacific time on Aug. 22, according to The Verge. They’ll start shipping Aug. 30, and also appear in Apple stores that day.

Before getting out your credit card, consider one of the differences between these and AirPods: PowerBeats Pro sell for $249.95, which is $90.95 more than Apple’s other earpods.

More about Powerbeats Pro

Powerbeats Pro is the first set of wireless earbuds in the Beats by Dre line, and it’s designed for athletes rather than office workers. That’s why it has over-the-ear support system and a tolerance for sweat. Still, it has the same H1 wireless chip found in AirPods 2, so it supports “Hey Siri.”

Apple promises 9 hours of listening time in each earbud. The charging case brings an additional 24 hours of playback.

The Cult of Mac comparison between Powerbeats Pro and AirPods says “There’s a ton to love about the Powerbeats Pro. To my ears, they have better sound, they keep outside noises isolated better, stay in place better, and can go way longer between charges.”


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