Apple's Beats Solo 4 headphones underway

Expected colours we might see on Beats Solo 4 include black, pink, and blue
An undated image of Beats Solo 4. — x/Macrumors
An undated image of Beats Solo 4. — x/Macrumors

Tech giant Apple is reportedly developing a enhanced iteration of its famed Beats Solo 3 headphones, the Beats Solo 4 headphones.

The development we're shedding light on was seen on the code found in the company's top-of-the line iOS update iOS 17.4, which Apple released today.

Adding validation to the appearance of this uneven piece of information, Aaron Perris, who's a contributor of MacRumors, posted videos on X, formerly known as Twitter, as part of the references he unearthed, displaying how the impending headphones might look like.

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Beats Solo 4 design

In a bid to keep intact its visual appeal, the overall design of the Beats Solo 4 is apparently bearing resemblance with its predecessors. However, slight changes to its external make-up ranks it in the same category as that of Beats Studio Pro. 

The expected colours we might see on this music gadget include black, pink, and blue.

Beats Solo 4 features 

As per the code tapped from the iOS 17.4, the headphones extend exemplary support of Spatial Audio. 

As the Beats Studio Pro received improvements last year, the upcoming Solo 4 headphones are also expected to undergo further alterations, including enhanced sound quality and support for personalised Spatial Audio. 

The headphones will feature familiar gestures, such as using the "b" button to play/pause and answer calls, a double press to skip songs, and a long press to activate Siri. It is also expected that Apple will replace the old micro-USB port with a new USB-C port to align the headphones with its other products. 

The Beats Solo lineup registered no considerable changes since 2016 like this one, which makes the Solo 4 the first major overhaul of the on-ear headphones in several years.