Beats by Dre, the popular headphones company that is getting acquired by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for $3 billion, has released a new set of wireless earphones called Powerbeats2 Wireless. You can use the headphones to hook up your iPhone or another source via Bluetooth. The headphones have six hours of solid playback, which is intended athletes.
The Powerbeats2 wireless earbuds are sweat and water resistant. They also meet the IPX4 spec requirements for those factors. There are chunkier moldings where the flat cable meets the “RemoteTalk” control block and where they meet the earbuds. The controls include volume and track skipping.
Beats by Dre’s Powerbeats2 wireless headphones will be going for sale this month with a price of $199.95. They will be available in black, red, or white.