Apple’s Beats brand in April 2019 introduced Powerbeats Pro, the brand’s first truly wireless earphones. The fitness-focused Powerbeats Pro consist of two independent earpieces with no wire between them, connect to paired devices over Bluetooth, and offer earhooks to help secure the earphones in place during vigorous activity.
We went hands-on with the Powerbeats Pro at their initial launch, but read on below for our full review.
If you’ve used a pair of Apple’s AirPods earphones, you’ll be familiar with how to get started with the Powerbeats Pro in the Apple ecosystem. The Powerbeats Pro are equipped with Apple’s H1 chip, so all you have to do is open the case in close proximity to an unlocked iOS device, and you’ll quickly see a pop-up on your device’s screen offering to connect the earphones. After a few seconds, they’re ready to go, and with iCloud-based pairing the Powerbeats Pro will also easily connect to any of your other devices with just a few taps.