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 incredible 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(2)

    Charges quickly in the case

    Rich, high-quality audio and voice

    Seamless switching between devices

    Tech Specs

    Bluetooth

    Wireless

    Accessibility

    Live Listen audio(8)

    Assistive Switch Control

    Weight

    AirPods (each): 0.14 ounce (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 beamforming 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

  • 4.0 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

      9589 of 10819 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

      5715 of 6530 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

      5150 of 6289 people found this useful

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

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Amazing product!!!!

      I've had my AirPods for well over a year now and they are just fantastic. They are easy to pair and within seconds you'll be able to use them. They also sound g I've had my AirPods for well over a year now and they are just fantastic. They are easy to pair and within seconds you'll be able to use them. They also sound great and are all around just an amazing product that I carry around with me everyday and take everywhere I go.

      • Written by John H from Chicago

      1 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Amazing product!!!!

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      AirPods have made a believer out of me!

      I've had my AirPods for over 15 months, and they are TERRIFIC. I can NEVER go back to wired ear phones ever again. EVER. PROS: SUPER EASY TO SETUP. I was I've had my AirPods for over 15 months, and they are TERRIFIC. I can NEVER go back to wired ear phones ever again. EVER. PROS: SUPER EASY TO SETUP. I was amazed at how easy these were to set up (literally just seconds to pair and start listening out of the box). I work at an office in a cubicle and I wear these every day for at least a few hours. The sound quality is fantastic; and the microphone works great for phone calls. I also run A LOT and use these on short and long runs; even fast runs around the track (I train for marathons throughout the year). I have NEVER had an issue with these staying in my ears, as many potential buyers have asked me about. In fact, they stay in BETTER than wired ear phones because I found that the wires would tug as I ran and eventually one of the ear buds would fall out--super frustrating! These AirPods sit perfectly on the outside of your ear canal (they don't shove into your ear canal like most non Apple ear phones, which usually have awesome sound quality at the expense of hurting my ears...not worth it IMO). AND these are super easy to charge; and they charge fast!! The pod case they come in holds enough reserve charge to recharge these pods at least twice, which is really nice--I don't have to plug in the pod charger as much as I would have to otherwise. Lastly, these things are very comfortable to wear; in fact, I find it easy to forget I'm even wearing them! That was so not the case with other ear phones I've tried--but again, I am NOT a fan of ear phones that shove into my ear canal as that really gives me an ear ache after just half an hour. CONS: On some occasions, they can be glitchy. For example, (and this is pretty rare) one of the ear pods randomly cuts off and I only have one thats working. I usually have to insert them back into the charger and then put them in my ears again--and it works! Also, they're not cheap; but for me all the PROS far outweighs the cons and make the cost worth it. I suppose if you lose small things easily, it could be a con that these are so small. But I find that any time I'm not wearing them I immediately put them in the charging case, and for some reason I find it easy to always know where my case is (I guess the high cost of it makes me hyper attentive to where I put it!). Overall, I can honestly say this is one of the best purchases I have made in the last couple years. I don't regret it, and I highly recommend to anyone who's an Apple fan to give them a try.

      • Written by Steven B from Dallas

      6 of 6 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?AirPods have made a believer out of me!

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Love it

      Ok they are the best thing ever but seeing all the reviews make me wannna tell people about what they are saying like the Siri won’t work when you double tap it Ok they are the best thing ever but seeing all the reviews make me wannna tell people about what they are saying like the Siri won’t work when you double tap it it does you just have to go to setting and change it. Or like the slipping out your ear thing just buy ear hooks of your having that issue. The you cant walk away from your phone cause at a certain distance it disconnects I mean if you don’t wanna lug around your phone that’s your issue so don’t complain about it. Just because they don’t work with non apple products is fine cause it’s how they are programmed. I have a few suggestions for later AirPods though maybe add a bar on the side that can lower volume or increase it and maybe some how add water resistance like the Apple Watch so You can’t worry about dropping them in water. These are a great invention can’t wait for future AirPods :)

      • Written by Angeleea H from Craig

      2 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Love it

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