If you’re thinking about upgrading into new earphones, you may want to consider this Beats Powerbeats 4 review.
The Powerbeats 4′ are pretty aesthetic by design, and thanks to its ear hooks, you’ll be able to secure each earbud when wearing them entirely.
So before buying the Powerbeats 4 earbuds, let’s jump into its specifications, design, performance, and its features.
- Form factor: In-ear
- Power: Rechargeable lithium-ion
- Apple H1 chip
- Class 1 Wireless Bluetooth
- Battery Life: 15 hours
- Fast Charge: 1-minute charge provides 1 hour of playback
- Weight: 0.93 oz
The Beats Powerbeats 4’s are somewhat identical to the PowerBeat Pro’s and have the same quality texture to it, but the Powerbeats 4’s are a lot smaller compared to the original variant.
In addition, the Powerbeats 4 earbuds have a beautiful matte-black finish to the overall design, which adds to the extra elegant look as well. With that overall design, the Powerbeats 4 has a beautiful sleek look to it as well.
And you’ll be able to see the sweet Beats logo on each of the front earbuds which you’ll be able to sport on in style.
Also, these earbuds are waterproof and are IP-4 rated, which is excellent for water and splash-proof resistance; however it can’t be submerged underwater and can’t take a jet stream of water.
With a nice hook to each earbud, it’ll be fully secured onto your ear when running or exercising with them. After prolonged use, comfort remained the same, and there weren’t any frictions involved, which is another pro.
When first wearing them, they’ll be able to fit nice, snug and tight. Also, the ear hooks can be bent and mold into your wearing preference. And no worries, the ear hooks are very comfortable during prolong uses.
You’ll be able to spot the microphone on the right wire of the earbuds, which also works pretty great. When using the microphone, listeners will be able to hear your voice regardless if there is noise in your immediate environment, which is another plus.
When wearing the Powerbeats 4, you won’t hear any bouncing wire noise, and there wasn’t any wind noise through the earbuds while running and walking outside, which is another pro on our books. And thanks to its high-quality seals, which will trap the sound without any sound leaking present.
Overall the Powerbeats 4 is fantastic at noise cancelation and will give you the immersive-like experience when listening to your favorite jams.
Performance and Features
The Powerbeats 4 can be activated by turning on the power button, which you’ll be able to locate on the left earbud.
You’ll be able to control the tracks, plus, and play, and also activate the Siri or the Google voice assistance, if you do happen to need directions or need to do a quick search.
In terms of controlling the tracks, you’ll be able to tap twice on the Beats logo to go forward and three taps to move back a track, which is pretty convenient.
Unfortunately, there weren’t any auto pause and won’t pause automatically when taking them off, but it would’ve been nice if the auto-pause was incorporated.
And the earbuds won’t be able to turn off automatically as well when it’s not in use or if it’s on idle and would have been awesome if the auto turn-off feature was also included.
In terms of BlueTooth capability, Bluetooth coverage works excellent and can cover up to 1000 square feet, which is pretty decent.
The battery life can climb up to 15 to 18 hours of device life, which is very convenient if you’re on the road or long trips.
And if you’re ever in a rush or need the earphones quick, you’ll be able to get one hour of playback with a one minute charge also.
In addition, the Powerbeats 4 has impressive bass, which you’ll be able to feel and hear its high-quality bump when listening to your favorite jams or watching your awesome movies.
Also, you’ll be able to pair the earphones into one iPhone, and you’ll be able to hear the same music and multimedia with a friend, thanks to its Audio Sharing feature, which works great as well.
Overall, the sound quality sounds excellent, and you’ll be able to experience high-quality stereo, which is excellent for media immersion as well.
- Awesome sound performance
- Great sounding bass
- The device has a nice genuine quality build
- 15 to 18-hour battery life
- Not fully waterproof
- Some voices may sound high in frequency but not to a significant level
- No auto-pause and no auto-off
Overall, the Beats Powerbeats 4 earphones are aesthetically nice and are pretty comfortable to wear. Thanks to its ear hook, you’ll be able to securely wear the earbuds when doing outdoor activities such as running or if you’re going for a walk.
It fits nice and tight, without any sound leakages. Besides, the sound performance is excellent, as well as the extra bass, which has an excellent high-quality bump when listening to your favorite jams.
It’s a bit expensive but if you’re looking for some nice pair of earphones to upgrade to this year, then the Beats Powerbeats 4 will be your choice.
If you’re still seeking for more awesome earphones or headphones, you can check out the latest Bose 700 and the Sony WH 1000XM3 reviews also.