I’m not really sure how I feel about these in-ear Beats by Dr. Dre from Monster Cable. The Turbines that were announced last month were so-so compared to other in-ears at the same price point and for $150 I’d probably recommend a pair of Shures, Etymotics or Ultimate Ears over these ones. But the over-the-ear Beats are actually pretty good headphones, so I’ll have to wait and see what the Tours are made of when they start shipping in one to two weeks.
The best part of the Beats Tour seems to be the tangle-free cable that took 10 years to develop.
Monster could really cut down on the packaging of their headphones as well. The Turbines came in the biggest box of all time and it appears the Tours do as well.