Beats discontinues several products including Powerbeats, Solo Pro, and Beats EP

The Beats Solo Pro on-ear headphones are being discontinued despite being newer than models that will remain available. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge

On the same day that it announced , which are receiving universal praise in early reviews, Apple’s Beats brand is thinning out the rest of its product lineup.

As noticed by , the company has quietly discontinued the , noise-canceling headphones, and entry-level Beats EP headphones. All three products are no longer available directly from Apple, and while stock may remain at third-party retailers, they’ll be gone once current inventory is sold through.

A Beats spokesperson confirmed the news, but declined to go into detail on why these specific products have gotten the axe. It’s reasonable to speculate that their sales came in well below the company’s more established hits. Clearly...