The delayed BeatsX earphones will be available on February 10 in Apple retail and online stores in the United States. BeatsX are a neckband-style earphone that uses a W1 chip, following the Beats Solo 3, Powerbeats 3, and the Apple AirPods.
Beats has also announced two new color options: grey and blue, in addition to the existing black and white finishes (via CNET). However, the new colors will not be available this week, but will be coming soon.
The BeatsX has an 8-hour battery life and with a FastFuel recharge, get 2 hours of playback with a 5 minute charge. The earbuds charge via the Lightning port, a first for the Beats lineup.
BeatsX will be available this Friday at Apple retail stores and on Apple’s website.
AVAILABLE FEB. 10. #BeatsX @TrvisXX pic.twitter.com/5LBNajwoK9
— Beats By Dre (@beatsbydre) February 7, 2017