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HTC One X => HTC One X Discussions => : XE-IL December 31, 2011, 04:13:45 AM

: Alternatives for Beats
: XE-IL December 31, 2011, 04:13:45 AM
Hi Guys,
Got my new XE, and loving it, but I don't like the in-ear headset I got with it, I'm more of a on-ear fan.
I've got Sennheiser PX100, but with no microphone, which means I'll need to buy a new set.
I've played a few tunes on my PX100 with Beats enabled, and it's sounds very good.

Any ideas if beats works fine with non-beats set?

Any recommendations for a good headset?

There's the MM 60 ip (
And there's Beats Solo HD, which is much more expensive and I'm doubtful if its worth it: (

Anything else?

: Re: Alternatives for Beats
: keyplyr December 31, 2011, 04:55:05 AM

Hi XE-IL  and welcome to the forum.

You could take your XE to a Best Buy (or other audio stores) and test various head phones to see how they perform and feel.

: Re: Alternatives for Beats
: XE-IL December 31, 2011, 07:02:44 AM
Thank you for the greetings :)

If only we had Best Buy in Isarel..
I don't think there's an audio shop in Israel that let's you test various headphones.. Only if it were that easy :(

: Re: Alternatives for Beats
: capscom0227 December 31, 2011, 07:56:27 AM
I've tried a different headset than the one provided with the phone. The beats audio still works even if you use another set. One brand I particularly liked is SonicGear (available here in the Philippines) because of the quality of base. I liked it better than the beats headset.

: Re: Alternatives for Beats
: XE-IL December 31, 2011, 11:06:54 AM
Beats Audio really does enhances the sound even on non-beats headset, but I've read it does so "wrong": S-xe-with-beats-audio-review/ ( S-xe-with-beats-audio-review/)

: Re: Alternatives for Beats
: capscom0227 February 02, 2012, 10:41:34 PM
Yes, you're right. it seems that the beats enhancements works on some types of music but not in others. That's my personal opinion though. I also experience it that's why i bought another pair.

: Re: Alternatives for Beats
: cohenb43 February 06, 2012, 03:53:29 PM
I have the beats by dre HD Solo's and there are just terrific.... £180 but oh so worth it.

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