AirPods

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  • Overview

    Wireless. Effortless. Magical.

    AirPods will forever change the way you use headphones. Whenever you pull your AirPods out of the charging case, they instantly turn on and connect to your iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, or Mac.(1) Audio automatically plays as soon as you put them in your ears and pauses when you take them out. To adjust the volume, change the song, make a call, or even get directions, just double-tap to activate Siri.

    Driven by the custom Apple W1 chip, AirPods use optical sensors and a motion accelerometer to detect when they’re in your ears. Whether you’re using both AirPods or just one, the W1 chip automatically routes the audio and engages the microphone. And when you’re on a call or talking to Siri, an additional accelerometer works with beamforming microphones to filter out background noise and focus on the sound of your voice. Because the ultralow-power W1 chip manages battery life so well, AirPods deliver an industry-leading 5 hours of listening time on one charge.(2) And they’re made to keep up with you, thanks to a charging case that holds multiple additional charges for more than 24 hours of listening time.(3) Need a quick charge? Just 15 minutes in the case gives you 3 hours of listening time.(4)

    Highlights

    Designed by Apple

    Automatically on, automatically connected

    One-tap setup for all your Apple devices(1)

    Quick access to Siri with a double-tap

    More than 24-hour battery life with Charging Case(3)

    Charges quickly in the case

    Rich, high-quality audio and voice

    Seamless switching between devices

    Tech Specs

    Bluetooth

    Wireless

    Weight

    AirPods (each): 0.14 ounces (4 g)

    Charging Case: 1.34 ounces (38 g)

    Dimensions

    AirPods (each): 0.65 by 0.71 by 1.59 inches (16.5 by 18.0 by 40.5 mm)

    Charging Case: 1.74 by 0.84 by 2.11 inches (44.3 by 21.3 by 53.5 mm)

    Connections

    AirPods: Bluetooth

    Charging Case: Lightning connector

    AirPods Sensors (each):

    Dual beam-forming microphones

    Dual optical sensors

    Motion-detecting accelerometer

    Speech-detecting accelerometer

    Power and Battery

    AirPods with Charging Case: More than 24 hours listening time,(3) up to 11 hours talk time(6)

    AirPods (single charge): Up to 5 hours listening time,(2) Up to 2 hours talk time(5)

    15 minutes in the case equals 3 hours listening time(4) or over an hour of talk time(7)

    System Requirements

    iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models with iOS 10 or later

    Apple Watch models with watchOS 3 or later

    Mac models with macOS Sierra or later

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  • 4.5 Average
    4 out of 5 stars
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    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Exceptional!

      Best pair of truly wireless earphones I have ever owned. These are simple to use, sound great, and are great for so many activities including: running, commute Best pair of truly wireless earphones I have ever owned. These are simple to use, sound great, and are great for so many activities including: running, commute to work on the train, listening to podcasts and music, and making your friends jealous. If you're on the fence (as I was) try them out and you will love them. One of the best products Apple has made, it follows the simplistic and high quality design this company is revered for. Great job, Apple!

      • Written by Manuel C from Quincy

      1822 of 2099 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Exceptional!

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Fantastic

      Fantastic product! Use them all of the time. I sometimes forget that they are even in my ears. Sound is great and convenience of using them across my apple pr Fantastic product! Use them all of the time. I sometimes forget that they are even in my ears. Sound is great and convenience of using them across my apple products is amazing! Would highly recommend and doubt you would be disappointed!

      • Written by James L from Liberty Twp

      1077 of 1257 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Fantastic

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Nice! link once and voila works flawlessly every time.

      awesome sound. you can use in one ear at a time, when you are biking , walking around doing home stuff and still be cognizant of sounds and things around you. t awesome sound. you can use in one ear at a time, when you are biking , walking around doing home stuff and still be cognizant of sounds and things around you. the best feature is of course the bluetooth connectivity thats so simple. open the case and put them in your ears. no buttons to press, no shenanigans at all. drawbacks- no colors only white for now. water resistant- maybe maybe not. and if someway they can get rid of the longer microphone stick sticking out of the ears.

      • Written by Nischal G from Houston

      921 of 1114 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Nice! link once and voila works flawlessly every time.

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Better than expected but not flawless

      Much to my surprise, these AirPods actually stay in my ears -- not for exercising but just sitting and walking -- something that the lamentable and ill-conceive Much to my surprise, these AirPods actually stay in my ears -- not for exercising but just sitting and walking -- something that the lamentable and ill-conceived EarPods have never done even while merely sitting. Did Apple subtly redesign them, without admitting a design mistake, or, does the lack of a cord with its weight and pull make a difference? They easily sync to my iPad Air 2, iPhone 7 Plus, and Apple Watch series 1. It takes some practice to get the double-tap to Siri just right, because it doesn't work as easily as Apple suggests, but eventually you find the right place and the right amount of tapping force. Siri works quite well through the AirPods, also to my surprise, since it works only adequately for the phone, and works poorly for the iPad. The sound quality of the AirPods is good for jazz. But, the AirPods do have a sync issue with the phone because sporadically, while listening to Apple Music, with the phone sitting next to me, the music will simply stop, despite running the latest version of iOS (10.3.3) and despite an adequate Wi-Fi downstream of 45-50 megs.

      • Written by John R from Springfield

      Is this review useful?Better than expected but not flawless

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Excellent

      Great headphones, Love them! Battery life isn't so great when using for long calls, but charging is easy and really fast, so I can live with that.

      • Written by Vinícius F from Sobradinho

      Is this review useful?Excellent

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Fantastic

      The air pods are the best earphones out there, truly wireless and fantastic sound. Only downside is that the case really collected dirt

      • Written by Shimon N from Brooklyn

      Is this review useful?Fantastic

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