Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT vs Beats Solo3

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
vs
Beats Solo3

What are the main differences between the Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT vs Beats Solo3 and which headphones is better for you considering specs and features? Based on our rating, ATH-M50xBT has a total rating of 7.5 out of 10 vs 6.1 out of 10 for Solo3.

Advantages Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT over Beats Solo3

  • In-line control buttons
  • Touch control
  • App control

Advantages Beats Solo3 over Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

  • Less weight: 7.5oz vs 10.9oz
  • Battery charging time: 2 hours vs 7 hours

Common features

  • Wired mode available
  • Folding headphones
  • Detachable cables
  • Built-in controls
  • Voice control
  • Equal battery life 40 hours
  • Battery free listening mode
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Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
7.5
Beats Solo3
6.1
10
10
10
6
9
10
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

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May 18, 2020

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Common

Product

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Beats Solo3

Model

ATH-M50xBT
Solo3

Brand

Audio-Technica
Beats

Reviews

18317
5110

General

Wearing style

over ear
on ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

45/1.7

Impedance, Ohm

38

Frequency response, Hz

15Hz-28KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

99

Magnet type

rare earth

Weight (headphones), g/oz

310/10.9
215/7.5

Comfort

Adjustable headband

Foldable

Noise cancelling

Active noise cancelling

Adjustable noise cancelling level

Microphone

Built-in microphone

In-line microphone

Detachable microphone

Cables

Detachable cable

Audio cable length, cm/ft

120/3.9
130/4.2

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

Google Assistant, Siri
Siri

App control

Control functions

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, fast forward/rewind, microphone on/off
volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

5.0

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

40
40

Charging time, hrs

7
2

Charging port

micro USB
micro USB

Charging cable

micro USB to USB-A
micro USB to USB-A

Speed charge

Battery free listening mode

Battery level indicator

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Beats Solo3
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Beats Solo3

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 6.1
  • 7.5Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
  • 6.1Beats Solo3

The Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT is better headphones in this comparison. Check Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT price