By: Nick Gambino
When deciding on what kind of headphones to rock, you have to take a few things into consideration. Of course, you want superior sound and uber-comfort, but those factors just aren’t enough. Practicality just won’t cut it in an age when so much more is expected. I’m talking about style here. We want our electronics to not only deliver on a functional level, but we also want them to make a bold statement.
According to 9to5mac, Beats is introducing the Skyline Collection of Studio3 Wireless headphones, which will see color options accented by snazzy gold. The new collection includes four different color options. They are Crystal Blue, Midnight Black, Desert Sand and Shadow Gray.
Shadow Gray has been around since last year and has always included the gold accent but now it’s part of a collection of four featuring the distinct shiny gold look. It’s also, in my opinion, the flyest of the four.
The Skyline Collection doesn’t include any changes to the guts of the Apple-owned headphones. They’ll still include the W1 chip which can also be found in AirPods. The collection is simply a different design. That accounts for why we’re not seeing a price bump. The Skyline Collection will fetch for $349.95 just like any other Studio3 Wireless.
These reliable Beats headphones include Pure Adaptive Noise Cancelling (Pure ANC) with 22 hours of battery life when activated. If external noise isn’t a problem for you, you can opt not to turn on the noise-cancelling feature which will up the battery life to 40 hours. But it’s unlikely that’ll be a problem as it only takes 10 minutes of charging to provide enough juice for 3 hours of playback.
If gold isn’t your fancy you’ll still have the option of purchasing any of the other vibrant colors available. These include Matte Black, White, Red, Black & Red, Blue and Porcelain Rose. If you are on the hunt for something that pops even more than the standard colors you can check out the On-Ear Beats Pop Collection. Pop Indigo and Pop Blue are both on point. They’re also a little cheaper.
The Skyline Collection will be available for purchase on October 16th.