Powerbeats Pro

Discussion in 'Apple Accessories & Peripherals' started by Aargh, May 19, 2019.

  1. Aargh

    Aargh Well-Known Member

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    I am sold on the new Powerbeats Pro based on the early reviews.
    Anybody have given it a try already and can give an honest feedback? And anyone knows when will it come out here in the Philippines?
     
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    Sold out as usual, like the first AirPods. Asked my daughter to get me one anywhere in the East Coast and it’s backlogged with orders until June the earliest.
     
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    Mm...if you can't wait and willing to pay premium, a couple of units are available via eBay now. First adopter tax applies.
     
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    shootertwist PhilMUG Addict Member

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    ordered online last week, delivery first week of june, its a long wait hehe
     
  5. Aargh

    Aargh Well-Known Member

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    Still no news on local availability. I hope we get it by June.
     
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    I'd be interested to hear some feedback from users especially those that wear glasses.
     
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    Kinda difficult to get used to...it's like you have a pencil in each ear with your glasses on...my peeve about this Pros

    They said it won't bother much when wearing glasses but that would depend on what glasses you wear...mine have rather bulky arms so the Pros push it into my head and I need to remove either of them to relieve myself of some lingering tightness...

    Overall, sounds great, but not that great sounding as a Master & Dynamics or Sony or Sennheiser or even Bose...just right for the non-discriminating ear...I'd give it a 7.2 actually (that's why it went ASAP to my son)
     
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    Yeah... I'm afraid this will be a dealbreaker for me.

    Welp, looks like I would have to get the updated AirPods. I was going to switch to the Pro since I see everyone wearing AirPods almost everywhere I go. Not being elitist... just wanted something unique/different.
     
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    I'm also sold on the Pro, waiting for Citi rewards to add it to their "Apple Store" catalog. The backlog is insane.
     
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    Mine has finally arrived in the US but will need another week of waiting since a relative is bringing it here hehe
     
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    Tried using the Pros whole day with my glasses on...it held on for about two hours before it started slipping because of the extra burden on the ears, and it kind of became numb from almost a day of wearing...needs to get used to because of its ear clips...would be best without eyeglasses or any kind of lenses on.

    Sounds almost as good as the AirPods, less with lows than the highs, connects with ease to BT, and engages calls like a charm, but no noise cancelling there...

    Let me up it from 7.2 to an 8 overall.
     
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    shootertwist PhilMUG Addict Member

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    Its finally here!

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    Thank you for your very concise review. I really appreciate it. I'm looking at either the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless or/and the Bose SoundSport Wireless as a daily beater. Perfect pick ups come Boxing Day (hopefully both are on sale!).
     
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    Is ordering from the apple online store reliable? Do they deliver door to door without additional customs fees?
     
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    It’s reliable as they do delivery door to door with no additional charges as it is already included in the listed price.
     
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    I’ve been using my powerbeats pro for more than a month now and it has totally replaced my airpods. I have let go of my airpods and jabra 65t active, i only have a couple of true wireless earphones now - the sennheiser momentum true wireless when at work or at my desk, and the powerbeats pro when going outside or running, both sound great for their usage :) i chose these two since the senns sound way better than the others and cant be beat sound quality wise while the powerbeats pro is king for when doing some activity or when you are commuting or running, with its insane batt life i sometimes just leave the case.
     
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    Thats good to hear. How long does shipping usually take?
     
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    Most of the shipments take 3 - 5 days. However, some shipments take up to 2 weeks or even a month, depending on the item, (such as if it is a custom Macbook), or the rate at which the customs clear the items for delivery. It’s generally safe and fast though.
     
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