Product Comparison: Beats Powerbeats 3 vs Bose SoundSport

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General Specifications
Powerbeats 3
SoundSport (761529-0020)
About the Product
Take your workout to the next level rain, sweat, or shine with Powerbeats3 Wireless earphones. Sweat- and water-resistant, the earphones provide the necessary durability for strenuous workouts and difficult weather. The Apple W1 chip adds long-lasting endurance, with up to 12 hours of battery life for all-day listening. Add in immersive sound and an optimized design for improved comfort and you’ll be ready for any workout challenge.
When you work out, you demand performance. So we engineered a wireless sport headphone that delivers exactly that. And with redesigned StayHear+ Sport tips built for your toughest workout, you have everything you need to push to the next level.
Key Specs
Min. Frequency Range
20 Hz
20 Hz
Max. Frequency Range
20 kHz
20 kHz
Battery Life
12 hours
6 hours
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Beats Powerbeats 3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones - Black
  • Best sound and best price plus you have good gym usage
  • Gave this as a gift to someone who used the wired earphones and the sound is so much clearer on both ends!
  • I bought these to replace the Beats 2. From the moment I turned them on I noticed a difference. The Beat 3's have a great sound, and amazing bass. Very happy with them
  • I had to get use to the fit. It is different. I put the strap in the front and not behind my neck because the ear buds kept coming out. The sound is incredible. I even take phone calls with these headphones.
  • It has the best sound of any of the ear bud I have ever bought.
  • I thought the sound was going to be better. It does not block any surrounding sound, at times it cuts off.
Bose SoundSport (761529-0020) Wireless Headphones, Aqua
  • Initially there seemed to be little bass, but turning up the volume increases the overall frequency range and dynamics.
  • Great range of sound and distance.
  • A strong presence of bass which is totally lacking in many other sets, a nice, balanced frequency range with good instrument separation.
  • I have to say that I definitely like the sound quality and range that I get from the device that I'm streaming from.
  • These stay put while being active and have great sound with a good battery life.
  • Overall the battery life isn't good. The battery drains even after I turn it off.
  • The battery life on the bluetooth head phones does not last that long, but the quality of sound the headphones produce is amazing, far better than other wireless headphones I have owned.
Size & Weight
6 in.
1 in.
5.1 in.
1.1 in.
3.2 in.
1.1 in.
9.6 oz.
0.8 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Beats Powerbeats 3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones - Black
  • These headphones are light weight and love the sound
  • Very clear and light weight. I would recommend this to anyone who is on the go
  • Great sound that Beats is known for. Very light weight. Stays in place no matter what I'm doing.
  • They are light weight, stay on well, and sound great!
  • These are light weight and great for working out or exercise
Bose SoundSport (761529-0020) Wireless Headphones, Aqua
  • Needless worry, they are very light weight and have the same type of soft yet durable wing that fits comfortably in your ear that the wired ones have. Very happy with this purchase.
  • Light weight, fit great, and sound awesome.
  • Hey have solid weight which keeps them in your ear.
  • Great quality, sound, light weight and easy to use.
  • Light weight & no cords to get tangled!
  • A little bulky and weighted.
Pairing Interface
NFC, Bluetooth
Connection Range
30 feet
32 feet
Carrying Case
Water Resistant
Built-In Microphone
Power, Endurance, Wireless freedom, Ready whenever you are, Wireless the way it should be
Exclusive Stay Hear+
Fit And Convenience
Earbuds fitting with standard and ergonomic sports ear tips, Collar pin, 3 sizes of StayHear + Sports tips, Built-In Microphone, Volume and call control, Track selection
What customers say about "Features"
Beats Powerbeats 3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones - Black
  • I love the way they fit my ear, they don't slide off when I'm sweating from working out, and the sound is far better than any other ear bud I have ever used. Great product!
  • I had the previous model ones and these seem to fit better then the old ones.
  • The Powerbeats 3 are great for workouts. They fit around the ear great with little movement. They also have great Bluetooth range. Sound quality is excellent. Only wish they were a little louder. Overall, excellent product.
  • This product is made by Apple and it wouldn't connect to my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, which is less than one year old. They may be good headphones, but I wouldn't know.
  • Overall not a bad product but it continues to disconnect randomly when listening podcasts.
Bose SoundSport (761529-0020) Wireless Headphones, Aqua
  • Bose is the absolute best bluetooth that I have ever purchased. I am a professional driver and I can hear clearly while driving my truck.
  • They have a crisper sound nfc and are way more secure in ear.
  • Bluetooth and NFC pairing was easy. I use the Bose Connect app for controlling and switching between multiple devices.
  • Bluetooth connection very good and the range is huge. I often forget my phone on the treadmill and realize only much later. No disconnection.
  • Microphone is very loud and clear.
  • Headphones are great! The microphone is not great for the phone in a slightly noisy place.
  • Sound is great but microphone does not work that well if there is too much noise in surrounding.
Battery Type
Battery Charge Time
2 hours
What customers say about "Power"
Beats Powerbeats 3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones - Black
  • I charge them like once a week and use then every day
  • The battery comes for a week assuming a daily work of 90min workout. after using for 2 weeks now, I did not find any major discomfort or an issue using this product.
  • These get a good from me as the battery life is no where near 12 hours (the most I have got is 8) and they are not the most comfortable on my ears. Still a great Beats product with amazing sound quality.
  • This new beats are great and have a long lasting battery life. I use them for the gym Mon-Sat for about two hours a day. I do charge them maybe every 2-3 days. It takes as little as 5 mins to get a good charge. Definately worth the upgrade.
  • Overall the headphones are great, just the battery life doesn't last very long.
Bose SoundSport (761529-0020) Wireless Headphones, Aqua
  • Great sound, very very little time to recharge and battery life last long enough for me.
  • They let you know how much life is left before recharging.
  • I get 5-6 workouts before having to recharge battery.
  • The battery is long lasting and charged in a respectable amount of time.
  • Charge time is quick and lasts about 6-7 hours.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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