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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  • 4.0 Average
    4 out of 5 stars
    Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
    • 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

      5404 of 6073 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

      3273 of 3715 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

      2939 of 3463 people found this useful

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

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Airpods

      I love it♥️♥️

      • Written by Mojtaba A from Miami

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Airpods

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Expensive and oversold. Does not even work reliably with my iPhone 7

      I have had BT headphones before. My main reason for buying these was added features, reliability, and performance. The performance is good. I get more than a I have had BT headphones before. My main reason for buying these was added features, reliability, and performance. The performance is good. I get more than a days use on a charge and sound quality is good. Features are good as well. The tap interface is useful and the recharging case is a plus. The worst part is the reliability. The Airpods constantly and randomly disconnect from my iPhone. Looking through the forums, it looks like the only solution is to turn off all other BT receivers, and unregister and re-register the Airpods with the iPhone. I never had to do this with my old $30 BT headphones. If you want to connect the Airpods to more than one device, only one of those devices can have their BT turned on. This is really bad if you need to connect to another BT device say on your laptop while listening to your Airpods on the phone. You cannot just turn off the BT on the laptop, so you have to remove the Airpods from the laptop or they will just keep disconnecting. I expect more for 5X the price of other BT headphones especially with a phone designed by the same company.

      • Written by James S from Gainesville

      9 of 14 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Expensive and oversold. Does not even work reliably with my iPhone 7

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      It fits in my ears, limited functionality

      I love the easy one-time pairing process from the Airpods, however, you will need to go to the Bluetooth setting and manually connect with another IOS devices b I love the easy one-time pairing process from the Airpods, however, you will need to go to the Bluetooth setting and manually connect with another IOS devices because it will not recognize the one you unpair. It is the only thing that annoy me. It fits perfectly and does not fall out like many people said. THe price is a little expensive.

      • Written by An D from Norman

      3 of 4 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?It fits in my ears, limited functionality

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