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Beats Pro vs Audio Technica ATH-M50!

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ATH-M50 vs Beats by Dre Pro, plus a mini rant. Do you know someone who worships Beats by Dre because of the name? Send them this video! ATH-M50s: http://goo.gl/YnAmg Beats Pro: http://goo.gl/tPBFy ~ http://twitter.com/MKBHD http://gplus.to/MKBHD http://facebook.com/MarquesBrownlee http://facebook.com/MKBHD
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Saviour86 (1 hour ago)
serious question, WHY do you have both a microwave and 2 cheerios on display?
Andro K (4 days ago)
Todd B (4 days ago)
I chose the beats pro over the comparable bose model because of the build. Metal lasts longer than plastic. If bose had a set made of metal I would pick those instead.
MAD MAN (5 days ago)
Audio tech shits on Beats
Gmesh (9 days ago)
Bought the m50xGM off amazon after seeing this video. After having my pros for 5 years I was super excited. To be honest, they sound pretty comparable. If you already have Pros, the m50x just isn't worth it. Yeah if I was choosing my first pair I'd go with the m50x, I mean they're 250 bucks cheaper for similar quality sound (again, similar quality, not similar sound). For someone who is already stuck with Pros this isn't really as big of an upgrade as people are saying it is. I'm probably going to return these and look towards something higher-end...
Cookie Bin 21 (11 days ago)
Beyerdynamic DT 770 is where its at lest be honest
Anand Kishore (12 days ago)
Beats is shit
Junho Son (13 days ago)
Actually now the Beats Pro is about 8 times cheeper.
Mike P (13 days ago)
@Junho Son - No it is not. Look on Amazon. A wired Beats Pro set runs $398.
Jonathan Gonzalez (24 days ago)
Headphones r good for what they r meant for, however u can’t compare these 2 cause they aren’t really the same at all.
SHAGS ! (26 days ago)
We need m9re video's like this in 2018
Ty Norman (1 month ago)
anyone here in 2018???
BM Tech (1 month ago)
Baron von Hindenei (1 month ago)
For the price of beats you can get true audiophile headphones.
Mike P (13 days ago)
@Baron von Hindenei - Yeah but the people buying these do not really care much about accurate audio reproduction. These are a fashion item that will probably be worn around their neck 99% of the time.
Baron von Hindenei (1 month ago)
I think its pretty obvious that pretty much everything beats.. beats.
Extreme Gamers (1 month ago)
I value looks and sound , help me
Ian Holaday (1 month ago)
SO er, no statistics to prove the M50s are better?
Ayy Lmao (1 month ago)
Carefully take apart both. Swap the internals. Best of both worlds.
Dillon Stone (1 month ago)
h3llh0und00 (1 month ago)
On a side note the M50x DO have removable cabling
gosolobox (1 month ago)
Old school Cheerio's vs HoneyNut. You make the call...
Grand Master (1 month ago)
I've seen people that instead if putting the headphone cup behind one of their ears, they push it forward so it's like right next to their eye and it looks really dumb.
Gerrit TjaardA Marinus (1 month ago)
video 2 that i watch, lets try a subscribe
Alex Montalvo (1 month ago)
I was open to spend the kind of money for a pair of headphones like Beats Pro but since there is a huge difference in price and not so much difference on performance. Audio Technica it is!!! Besides, your other review said it is the best pair of headphones sub $200.00 Thanks for your review Marques.
Dillon Stone (1 month ago)
I'd get the Sony 1a ,this review was done five years ago and the 1a's are so much better
SynoX (1 month ago)
hElLo tHeRE (1 month ago)
Oof ouch owie my intro
ME gaming (1 month ago)
Honestly I would rather buy those cheerios.
Thomas B (1 month ago)
Damn this channel has grow a lot since 2012, congrats Marques
Joseph Carrino (1 month ago)
Make its just me but I bought those Audio Technica and they annoyed hell out of me...they ear cups moved around too much and felt like a weight on my head...they were most uncomfortable I've ever tried...the sound I didn't think was great but just ok... honestly I haven't yet found the perfect head phones for me😁
Kevin Roth (2 months ago)
it's baby Marques haha
Yazmin Hazel (2 months ago)
Hiya. Really good and honest review. Is there a way to connect the audio tech. headphones to an iPhone?
AB SinTeta (2 months ago)
Andrew Huxley (2 months ago)
You are so skinny
ɮօʊռċɛ օʄʄ (2 months ago)
They have bose & sennheiser where i live, but they don't have the great headphones in your video. How am I suppose to be able to get 'not so expensive yet sound brilliant' headphones now?
trent merrell (2 months ago)
I wonder how many beats fanboys came to the comments section to look for people backing them up and realized they were outnumbered by the truth
nem mate (2 months ago)
i miss the memes nowdays :D
Commander_Ra (2 months ago)
Lol my first ever headphonere where m50x and i love em dont need to shop around for more already filtered through the garbage ^^
Dane (2 months ago)
to be honest the beats don't even look that cool. I love the m50's design with the silver ring and black minimalist logo.
George Arias (2 months ago)
An African American dude with Caucasian accent :-)
quinn drake (2 months ago)
Audio Technica ATH-M50 or the m40s- half the price ?
NPSH (2 months ago)
This is true
gabrele.g Green (3 months ago)
Damn it after watching this I regret that I have beats.
Melanie (3 months ago)
This video was so helpful!! Because before I only knew beats headphones which I though would be very but hearing this comparison really helped!’
Aleksandr O (3 months ago)
punch line " if you don't care about sound, like at all, but you've seen some celebrity wearing them AND you have too much money to throw - buy beats"?
vNezcro (3 months ago)
No need for this video. We all know Audio-Technica is better, it's obvious.
NEOMASS (3 months ago)
the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x now has removable cable. AT wins again!
Faitau Thompson (3 months ago)
2017 and those pro beats still cost $400 even with apple owning it now
Praneeth Nilanga Peiris (3 months ago)
Dude! You're hair :D
Eshan Sohail (3 months ago)
How do I subscribe to a video. Love you. Who is watching in 2017
ak k (3 months ago)
I actually think beats are super ugly. The only nice-looking headphones I've ever seen are Marshalls.
antiisocial (3 months ago)
Pretty much everything he said is still true today Nov 3 2017 lol
Dustin McClure (3 months ago)
More headphone reviews again, please! What about the Shure SRH840's?
Terry Foldy Holes (4 months ago)
just bought a m40x to replace my sony mdr. best decision ever made.
ButterySmoothLag (4 months ago)
The m50 isn't even wireless...
teknowafel sam (4 months ago)
If you want the m50s to be even more comfy, you should get the brainwavez pads and that also improves the soundstage.
SuperNova PG3D (4 months ago)
Hahaha the one perk he picked out about the beats, Audiotechnica fixed in the M50x
level 3 gay (4 months ago)
You know why? Because beats is owned by apple
jinwei ooi (4 months ago)
I was an uneducated pleb who did not understand headphones, so when my dad gave me a choice of free headphones, I chose the beats cause they were the only ones I heard of. They broke on me twice in a year
Sanjay Nirula (5 months ago)
Watching with beats
Samuel Rushton (5 months ago)
What it comes down to - Are you looking to buy headphones or a fancy headband?
Darren B (5 months ago)
My colleague had a pair of beats that sounded horrible - he thought it was the best. Looked like a traffic controller walking into work. It was stolen 🤔 suddenly. I introduced him to 50$ headphones. He hasn't looked back since lol
Kable (5 months ago)
actually adjustable earcups is very useful and comfortable feature for djing.
Steven Johnson (5 months ago)
I bought my M50's based on reviews and I thought Marques did very professional, unbiased reviews. I watched more than one comparison. I had watched other reviewers but it was Marques who sold me on the M50's with my budget. I managed to get an awesome deal that came with the headphones. I got two removable cables one spiral and one straight that is 6ft. the pouch, an extra jack, an iPhone portable charger, a Fiio amplifier, a SanDisk card, and a mini camera bag for $139.oo (BUYDIG online) It's not there at that price now but it could come back. Keep shopping around. It paid off for me.
RandomUser221 (5 months ago)
Douche posers buy Beats. People who value quality - Audio - Technica.
Boris Praprotnik (5 months ago)
Pioneer SE-MASTER1 supreme sound
craycrayfish 451 (5 months ago)
Beats and the iphones are exactly the same overpriced shit
ThatBoii69 (5 months ago)
The Cheerios
Ninja Plays Games (5 months ago)
I see a two for one deal on Honey Nut Cheerios.
LAD Fan (6 months ago)
Beats are for Rap and hip hop. Not that Pussy music shit. Thats why Beats dont have sound clarity like other headphones their focus is bass
Kobe Carter (6 months ago)
I'd rather look like a normal guy than a school shooter with dem ugly ass M50s
Kobe Carter (6 months ago)
ugly ass M50s look like the headphones from the computer labs at school for niggas who can't afford to bring their own $20 earphones LMFAOOOO
Oink ards (6 months ago)
I could use the swivel feature to invent a Beats Helmet. Obviously gunna price it 700 dollars.
Parthajit Barman (6 months ago)
I am from the future. This guy would buy a $50000 camera im the future.
Lil Shamoset (6 months ago)
mrMOSAIC03 (6 months ago)
your cool man and funny tks
albert chen (6 months ago)
wow i made a good investment
Dahlia Legacy (6 months ago)
I value comfort and ability to not break down on me... So not Beats? lol
Ayanna English (6 months ago)
Joseph Pekkar (6 months ago)
Love your videos, and you are also such a wonderful person... Keep going!
Eyeless Jack (6 months ago)
theres this girl in my middle school who would always flaunt her beats pros when they werent plugged in :D
Me (6 months ago)
So in other words. The beats pros SUCK
kainkain 971 (6 months ago)
Stupide motherfucke
Bandon Boys (6 months ago)
I wonder if he likes Honey Nut Cheerios
Kyle Marquardt Vlogs (7 months ago)
i got my beats pros for 40 bucks from a friend so it was completely worth it. they are the matte black edition so it really cool looking
Double G Revolutionary (7 months ago)
Audio Technica are ugly asf and sound bad, im happy with my pros better bass and sound and they look very good
frybanshee139 (7 months ago)
i high fived the screen and it switched to the review of the ATH-M70x 😀
Omar St (7 months ago)
this people is an argument totally biased, learn from it
Majd Madani (7 months ago)
But now we have bluetooth
PCollen YT (7 months ago)
With Beats, your paying 2x for the name. You want to be recognized for style...they are fashion accessories. My advice: by the AT's and steal the Beats.
Bad Boi (7 months ago)
those cheerios is edible back then
RichardTheMysteriousDude (8 months ago)
Am I the only one who thinks that the ath-M50x looks way better than any beats headphones Just my opinion Please don't kill me
Hope Hurteau (8 months ago)
JUST BECAUSE SOMEONE HAS HEADPHONES AROUND THEIR NECK OR ON THEIR HEAD DOESNT MEAN ITS FOR FASHION. its done when your not listening and you need to hear the outside world. and they dont need to be plugged in if their bluetooth.
Patrick Mwai (8 months ago)
he was very young
Longing Castle (8 months ago)
people who like beats don't hate on others who don't, but people who don't hate on people who use beats
LM (8 months ago)
Button Mashers (8 months ago)
I actually was going to get the beats solo 3. are they worth paying $215 or should I get something different. any suggestions?
Ben Braceletspurple (8 months ago)
the AT pro700 mk2 is equal to the beats pro
Rossy Rocks (8 months ago)
M50x's do have removable headphones cable
Spenfur (9 months ago)
Finally my father under stands that beats are trash thank you soooo much
BrockManTV (9 months ago)
I am looking for a headphones and I came along sitting with two pairs - Sony XB950BT and Audio Technica ath-m50x. I know that they are quite different from each other, but I can't make decision on which one to pick. I got the chance to listen to sony, and I am impressed by sound and bass, really enjoyed them, but didn't listen to m50x. I am looking primarily for picking headphones every day and listen mainly a synthwave/retrowave songs. I don't mind the cable, although I never had a Bluetooth headphones before. And to the point why am I asking, because now it is a sale on both pairs, but m50x saves me about 20 bucks, so that's why.
Kem_ziT (9 months ago)
Fucking Cheerios in the backround

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