Know Your Beats Headphones. The Ultimate Guide to Beats Identification.

Which model of Beats do you have?

All headband models have marking on the side of the headphones where they fold.

Photos below show the models and where they are marked. All models made by Apple (post 2014 manufacturing) have a model # located on the inside of the right hinge. Model made before that have lot numbers which are located on the bottom of the left has side on the swivel or inside panel. Having a serial number does not necessarily mean your pair is authentic; here's an article helping ID fake Beats.

Below are photos that may help ID your Beats.


Pre-Apple (2008-2014) Purchase of Beats, sticker lot numbers. 

Beats Models Pre Apple

Apple Beats (2014-present)


The following models have a serial number located on the inside of the right hinge. This only applies if the model was manufactured after 2014. Studio 2 Wired. Studio 2 Wireless. Solo 2 Wired. Solo 2 Wireless. Solo 3 Wireless. Studio 3 Wireless.

Apple Beats ID - Serial_Model

Check the cable next to your right earbud. This is true for the Powerbeats 2 Wired, UrBeats, Tour 2, and Powerbeats 2 Wireless. 

Beats Earbuds Identification

Powerbeats 3 Wireless

The serial number located on the inside of the middle point of the wire.


Portable Speakers

Pill 2.0

Check the rubber strip on the bottom of your speaker.

ID Beats Pill


Pull back the rubber strip on the back of your speaker and look above the USB port.


Check the power module near the right earbud.

Beats EP (prior to July 2017)

Check the attached cable near the left earcup.

Beats EP (after July 2017)

Check the attached cable.

Below are model names and photos for your reference.

Solo HD

Solo 2 Model #B0518

Image result for solo 2 wired

Solo 2 Wireless Model #B0534

Beats by Dr. Dre® Solo2 Wireless (White) On-ear Headphone with Bluetooth®  at Crutchfield

Solo 3 Wireless Model #A1796

Studio 1

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Studio 2 Model #B0500

Studio 2 Wireless Model #B0501

Beats by Dr. Dre Studio 2 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones -


Pro [Detox]


Pill 1


Pill 2.0 Model #B0513

Pill XL

Pill + Model #A1680


UrBeats 3 Lighting Connector 

Beats By Dre UrBeats3 Earphones with Lightning Connector (Black) [Refurbished]

UrBeats 3 AUX Connector Model # A1750

Beats By Dre UrBeats 3 Wired 3.5MM Ear Buds (Black) [Refurbished]


Tour 2 

Powerbeats 2 Wired

Powerbeats 2 Wireless Model #B0516

Powerbeats 3 Wireless Model #A1747

Beats By Dre PowerBeats 3 Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds [Refurbished]

Beats EP Model #A1746

Wireless [Solo] 1.0 Model #810‑00012‑00

Beats X Model #A1763


Studio 3 Wireless Model #A1914

Solo Pro Wireless Model #A1881 

Powerbeats High-Performance Model #A2015

Powerbeats Pro Model #A2048

Zoom in on Alt View Zoom 13. Beats by Dr. Dre - Powerbeats Pro Totally Wireless Earphones - Lava Red.

Studio Pro Model #A2924

Beats Studio Pro Wireless Headphones — Sandstone - Apple

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