Beats EP gaming headset performance benchmarks

In terms of sound quality, the Beats EP is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The Beats EP has excellent noise cancelling capability. The Beats EP suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. For gaming, the Beats EP is not up to par with other similar headsets. The Beats EP is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. In terms of recording quality and voice chat usage, the Beats EP performs reasonably well against the competition. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the Beats EP is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors.

 Beats EP gaming headset performance benchmarks
Model Beats EP
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.1 / 5.0
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.8 / 5.0
Gaming Quality 3.4 / 5.0
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.1 / 5.0
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.3 / 5.0
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.0 / 5.0
Price $ 65.0
Year 2016
Microphone Yes
Wireless No
Battery Life 0.0 Hours
Ear Breathability 3.9 / 5.0
Comfort 3.5 / 5.0
Controls 3.6 / 5.0
Noise Handling 3.0 / 5.0
Microphone Quality 3.9 / 5.0


EP Base/Dock

Dock ChargingN/A
Line InN/A
Line OutN/A
Optical InputN/A
PC CompatibleN/A
PS4 CompatibleN/A
Power SupplyN/A
RCA InputN/A
USB InputN/A
Xbox One CompatibleN/A

EP Bass

High-Bass3.49 dB
Low-Bass0.42 dB
Low-Frequency Extension10 Hz
Mid-Bass1.76 dB
Std. Err.2.16 dB

EP Battery

Audio while chargingN/A
Battery LifeN/A
Battery TypeN/A
Charge TimeN/A
Passive PlaybackN/A
Power Saving FeatureN/A

EP Bluetooth

Bluetooth VersionN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/A
NFC PairingN/A

EP Breathability

Avg.Temp.Difference2.7 C

EP Cable

Connection1/8" TRRS
Length4.3 ft

EP Case


EP Comfort

Clamping Force1.2 lbs
Weight0.5 lbs

EP Controls

Additional ButtonsNo
Call/Music ControlYes
Channel MixingN/A
Ease of useDecent
Microphone ControlNo
Noise Canceling ControlN/A
Volume ControlYes

EP Frequency Response Consistency

Avg. Std. Deviation0.75 dB

EP Latency

Default Latency0 ms
aptX LatencyN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/A

EP Leakage

Overall Leakage @ 1ft40.97 dB

EP Mid

High-Mid-0.11 dB
Low-Mid1.61 dB
Mid-Mid-0.69 dB
Std. Err.1.29 dB

EP Noise Handling

SpNR10.97 dB

EP Noise Isolation

Bass0.47 dB
Mid-8.21 dB
Overall Attenuation-12.14 dB
Self-Noise0 dB
Treble-29.34 dB

EP Portability

H2.2 "
L6.6 "
Transmitter requiredN/A
Volume65 Cu. Inches
W4.5 "

EP Recording Quality

FR Std. Dev.3.87 dB
Gain22.89 dB
HFE20186.38 Hz
LFE269.09 Hz
Weighted THD2.995

EP Soundstage

Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)3.48 dB
PRTF Distance3.3 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)0.55 dB

EP Total Harmonic Distortion

Weighted THD @ 1000.206
Weighted THD @ 900.413

EP Treble

High-Treble-4.09 dB
Low-Treble-1.26 dB
Mid-Treble-1.1 dB
Std. Err.2.82 dB

EP Wired

Analog AudioYes
OS CompatibilityiOS
PC CompatibleAudio + Microphone
PS4 CompatibleAudio + Microphone
USB AudioNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio Only

EP Wireless Range

Line of Sight RangeN/A
Obstructed RangeN/A

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