The video reviews for the new Beats Studio Buds have dropped

Rene Ritchie Beats Studio Buds Review
Rene Ritchie Beats Studio Buds Review (Image credit: Rene Ritchie)

What you need to know

  • Apple announced the new Beats Studio Buds earlier today.
  • A number of YouTubers have already released their reviews of the new earbuds.

A number of YouTubers are already dropping reviews of the new beats studio buds on the same day of its official announcement.

Apple announced the new Beats Studio Buds earlier today. The wireless earbuds are quite similar to AirPods Pro but come packed in a unique design with some notable differences in terms of charging method and connection features.

With two distinct listening modes, you are in total control of your sound. Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) continuously blocks unwanted outside noise using a finely-tuned filter that dynamically adapts to your surroundings. When you need to hear the world around you, switch to Transparency mode at the press of a button. The external-facing microphones mix the sounds of your surroundings back in with your music for a natural, 'open' listening experience.

A number of YouTubers have gotten their hands on the Beats Studio Buds early and have released their reviews today as well. You can check out all of the reviews below!

Rene Ritchie

Beats Studio Buds. Black. White. Red. Active Noise Cancelation and Transparency Mode. Small, medium, and large tips. Physical buttons. Full-on, native iOS AND… and Android Support. 8 hours of battery in the buds, 16 more in the USB-C charge case. No H1. No Lightning. No head-tracking. No stems. No inductive charging. But — $149.


We got the new Beats Studio Buds in house for a quick unboxing and review. Are these new bluetooth earbuds worth picking up for the iPhone or Android?

Flossy Carter

Beats Studio Buds - "Real Review"


Targeted at both Apple and Android users, the new noise-canceling $150 Beats Studio Buds are in many ways the stemless Airpods we've always wanted. They offer sound that's slightly better than both the AirPods Pro and Powerbeats Pro, a comfortable fit and very good voice-calling capabilities. However, there's one big problem. CNET's David Carnoy explains why Android users may be pleased but Apple users may not be thrilled with what got left out.

Soldier Knows Best


Beats Studio Buds - while Lebron was leaking these before they launched I was busy testing an early pair myself and I have to say... for MUSIC these sound better than AirPods Pro (but they aren't perfect).

If the Beats Studio Buds still aren't your thing, check out our list of the Best AirPods Pro Deals 2021.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.