Solinco Whiteout 305 vs Babolat Pure Strike

This article will look at the racket specs of the Babolat Pure Strike (16 x 19) and Solinco Whiteout 305 to see how these two tennis rackets compare to each other.

Solinco Whiteout 305 vs Babolat Pure Strike

General Info

Below is some general information on these rackets including their brand, version, release date, and colors.

General infoWhiteout 305PS 16×19
Brand:SolincoBabolat
Version:V13rd Gen
Year Released:20222020
Color(s):WhiteCoral and White

Racket Specs

Below is a comparison of the technical specifications of the Babolat Pure Strike and Solinco Whiteout 305, which you can use to get a better idea as to which may be a better suit for your game.

Both rackets have very similar specs with the main difference being their beam widths.

Racket Specs:Whiteout 305Pure Strike% Difference
Composition:40T Carbon/GraphiteGraphite
Head Size (sq cm)6326320%
Head Size (sq in)98980%
Length (cm)68.5868.580%
Length (in)27270%
String Pattern16 x 1916 x 19
HL or HH1HLHL
Strung Balance (cm)33.0233.020%
Strung Balance (pts)440%
Strung Weight (grams)3233230%
Strung Weight (ounces)11.411.40%
Swing Weight3273270%
Unstrung balance (cm)32320%
Unstrung balance (pts) 70%
Unstrung Weight (grams)3053050%
Unstrung Weight (ounces)10.810.80%
Frame Stiffness66660%
Beam Width (mm)21.7 / 21.7 / 21.721 / 23 /213-6%

1 Head Light or Head Heavy

Pros and Cons

Below are what I think are the main pros and cons of these two tennis rackets.

Whiteout 305PS 16×19
ProsGood Feel, Touch, and Control, Quality Build and Design, not too stiff frame, and decent power for a 98in frame.Good mix of control, power, and spin, is maneuverable at the net, and has a generous sweet spot.
ConsRacket is relatively heavy so won’t be suitable for beginners.Relatively high stiffness rating, not great on slices.

Head to Head

Below are my recommendations in terms of which racket is better in terms of Power, Control, Spin, and Arm Friendliness.

H2HWhiteout 305PS 16×19
PowerWinner Grey
ControlWinner
SpinWinner Grey
Arm FriendlinessWinner

Player Recommendations

Below are our recommendations for recreational players at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.

Player LevelPS 16×19Whiteout 305
BeginnerNoNo
IntermediateNoYes
AdvancedYesYes

Pro Player Endorsements

The Pure Strike is endorsed by Cameron Norrie and Alize Cornet, while the Whiteout 305 is not currently endorsed by any pro tennis player.

Where can you buy these tennis rackets?

The rackets are for sale in most good online tennis shops and on the Solico Sports and Babolat websites.