Lightweight and foldable, the Solo 2 has improved durability over its predecessor, but also comes with a hardshell carrying case — like it's sibling, the Beats Studio — as insurance. They're available in six colors, but if you get red, Beats kicks a portion to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS.
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