Stay connected to the world you love with all-day wireless Beats Flex earphones. In your ears or around your neck, they're as versatile as the life you lead. With up 12 hours of battery life², you'll always be ready for whatever the day (or night) may bring. Enjoy rich, powerful sound with both accurate bass and low distortion across the frequency curve. Magnetic earbuds make listening that much easier with Auto-Play/Pause¹, playing music when they're in your ears and pausing when they're connected around your neck. The Flex-Form cable provides all-day comfort with durable Nitinol construction while four eartip options offer a personalized fit. And when you're not wearing them, the magnetic earbuds keep Beats Flex tangle-free as they easily coil up into your pocket or purse.
FLEX ALL DAY
In your ears or around your neck, Beats Flex are as versatile as the life you lead. Whether you're listening to music, taking calls, or scrolling your social feed, you'll always be ready for what's next.
Magnetic earbuds make listening that much easier by automatically playing music when they're in your ears and pausing when they're attached around your neck¹.
The Flex-Form cable provides all-day comfort with durable Nitinol construction while four eartip options offer a personalized fit. And when you're not wearing them, the magnetic earbuds keep Beats Flex tangle-free as they easily coil up into your pocket or purse.
THE MUSIC STOPS WHEN YOU DO
Less charging. More flexing. Beats Flex boasts up to 12 hours of listening time for all-day use. If you need a little extra power, 10-minute Fast Fuel charging gives 1.5 hours of playback when battery is low.²
DRIVEN BY PREMIUM SOUND
Beats Flex employs a dual-chamber acoustic design and a proprietary layered driver to achieve outstanding stereo separation with rich and precise bass response.
Laser cut micro-venting provides ear pressure relief, and the optimized driver angle ensures clear, crisp sound. An advanced digital processor fine-tunes your audio for an accurate and emotive listening experience.The result - rich, powerful sound that keeps you inspired all day long.
MAKE THE CONNECTION
Stay connected no matter where your day takes you. With Class 1 Bluetooth® technology, Beats Flex offers extended wireless range and fewer dropouts.
An advanced built-in microphone helps reduce wind noise for elevated voice clarity and call performance. On-device controls allow you to adjust volume as well as manage music, take calls, or activate voice assistant.
POWERED BY THE APPLE W1 CHIP
The Apple W1 chip seamlessly integrates Beats Flex into your world of Apple products. Simply power on and hold near your iPhone or iPad.³
From there, your Beats Flex are ready to be used with any Apple device that is synced to iCloud so you can seamlessly switch between products, check battery status, or share whatever you're listening to with someone else via Audio Sharing.
LISTEN WITH A FRIEND
Audio Sharing lets you wirelessly share audio with Beats Flex and another pair of Beats headphones⁴ or AirPods. From a song, to a podcast, or even a movie - some things are better together.
Now you can easily share whatever you're listening to on an iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV and each control your own volume. Simply bring the second set of compatible Bluetooth headphones near your Apple device and connect with a tap. All that's left to do is listen - together.
COMPATIBLE WITH ANDROID
Beats Flex are compatible with Android devices and easily connects via Bluetooth. With the Beats app, available for download in the Google Play Store, you'll get features like quick-pairing, device status (i.e. battery levels), and firmware updates.
And the USB-C charge connector provides a single charging solution across both Android and Apple platforms.
¹ Compatible with iOS and iPadOS 14 or later, MacOS 11 or later, WatchOS 7 or later, and tvOS 14 or later; compatibility will vary on Android devices.
² Testing conducted by Apple in August 2020 using preproduction Beats Flex and software paired with iPhone 11 Pro Max units and prerelease software. The playlist consisted of 358 unique audio tracks purchased from the iTunes Store (256-Kbps AAC encoding). Volume was set to 50%.
Total listening time was up to 12 hours. Testing consisted of full Beats Flex battery discharge while playing audio until Beats Flex stopped playback.
10-Minute charge testing conducted with drained Beats Flex that were charged for 10 minutes, then audio playback was started until Beats Flex stopped playback. Battery life depends on device settings, environment, usage, and many other factors.
³ Requires iCloud account and macOS Sierra, iOS 10, watchOS 3 or later versions. ⁴ Audio Sharing is compatible with Beats Flex, Solo Pro, Powerbeats Pro, Powerbeats, Solo3 Wireless, Powerbeats3 Wireless, Beats Studio3 Wireless, BeatsX, AirPods (1st generation or later), and AirPods Pro.
Works with iPhone 8 or later and iPod touch (7th generation) with the latest version of iOS; and 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation or later),
11-inch iPad Pro, 10.5-inch iPad Pro, iPad (5th generation or later), iPad Air (3rd generation), and iPad mini (5th generation) with the latest version of iPadOS.
If I could give this negative stars, I would! First, you have no way of charging this item because the plug is not a standard USB. You have to buy a different adapter to be able to charge this! Dumb, dumb, dumb! Then I spent the next ten minutes trying to keep it in my ear. I was so frustrated that I almost got back in my car (within the hour of purchasing it) to return this and the wireless Beats Pro that I bought with it!! Absolute waste of my time.
Had to buy these in store when the shipping monster ate the ones I wanted. I chose these b/c they pair with my Apple products easily and the cord that connects the ear buds is more substantial than similar products from other manufacturers. The amount of different ear pieces (4 pairs) included is nice.
The auto start/stop when you put together/pull apart the ear buds is a nice feature.
I have not made any calls with these so I can't comment on call quality.
It's not explicitly stated in the instructions anywhere but to turn them off hold the button on the bottom of the right side (the one that lights up) for ~2 sec. Once you have done it a few times you will start to understand the "power off" sound.
I currently own BeatsX [Discontinued now] so I am comparing these Beats Flex to Beats X
Comfort - I would say these Yuzu Yellow Beats Flex are overall 'fair' quality. I always have these around the back of my neck hanging down at work and they're not as 'heavy' as my originals. The price difference is about $50+. I purchased my beats X for about $110 + a while back and are now discontinued.
Beats flex are replacement for Beats X So the pricing is understandable.
Quality/Feel - In comparison to Beats X these feel a bit more flimsy [not much] they have a lighter weight/plastic feel to it. The back of the ear buds arent as flat and are more rounded.
Controls -The buttons require a little bit of feeling around for. You have to run your fingers until you feel the '- +' buttons.
Sound Quality - The sound quality for music is really nice, they sound identical to Beats X. I won other brand headphones and these overall are B+
Phone Calls - Ive had some white noise while talking on the phone , maybe that's just me.
I bought the Beats Flex Wireless Earphones for hands free phone calls so that I am not tethered to my phone. They were very affordable, have a good battery life, easy to connect & disconnect. (I have an IPhone 11) FYI: The earphones fit well & stay in ear when put on correctly & they won't fit if put in the wrong ear. My contacts can hear me unless my volume is too low, which is an easy fix. The earphones did not come with charging block so I did have to purchase that. I like the wire that connects the earphones around the back on my neck this way, I am not worried about losing 1 since they are connected. The earphones are just ok for listening to music but that was not the reason I purchased them.
I got these for working out at the gym. I wanted a mid quality pair of headphones that would sound decent for workouts but wouldn’t make me cry if they eventually broke from getting covered in sweat all the time. The comfort is pretty good but they fall out more than I’d like. I wish they had an option for some kind of ear hooks even if they were a $10 accessory so they would stay in better but others may not experience this. I occasionally have some trouble connecting with my phone even though I have an 11 Pro Max but I like that I can see the battery percentage from my phone. Overall these do what I wanted them to and have decent sound quality, with a couple of quirks that can maybe be addressed in a updated version.
The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about usability, durability, reliability and comfort. Editors are less positive about treble quality and have mixed opinions about design. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 95/100 = Excellent quality.
TechRadarRating, 3 out of 53.0Nick Pino on January 20, 2021
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