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

  • iPhone Models

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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

      5712 of 6424 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

      3477 of 3946 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

      3116 of 3690 people found this useful

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

    • 3.0 out of 5 stars

      Not Impressed

      Have been using these for about 8 months now. I am a recruiter and use them all day/every day while talking on the phone for 4+ hours a day. Heres my take on th Have been using these for about 8 months now. I am a recruiter and use them all day/every day while talking on the phone for 4+ hours a day. Heres my take on the Pro's and Cons: Pros: -Look great, very stylish -Battery life for talking is impressive -Recharge rate is great -Range is impressive for bluetooth -Durable (I've thrown them across my office out of frustration and they still work great) -A lot of in ear buds I have had in the past don't fit well, I have odd shaped ears apparently. These fit pretty well with the exception of running which can fall out if I'm not careful. Cons: -initial connection to answer calls can be pathetic- 30% of the time, when a call comes through and i open the case/put the headphones on, they don't connect. I have to put the headphones back and reopen the case up to 5 times to get it to connect. That shouldn't happen with $150+ headphones. I've tried repairing headphones and still have the same issue. -When I just have the left ear piece in (not both), initial connection is worse than 30% - I'd say 50%. I've read forms of people having similar issues. Would I buy them knowing all of this? No. If you want to look stylish for $150, yes. But I primarily use them at work- not as a fashion statement. At least 30% of the time, they are very unreliable which has lead me to toss them across my office out of frustration. I'm hoping the new edition headphones are going to be more reliable.

      • Written by Nick P from Portland

      Is this review useful?Not Impressed

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Best wireless headphones out there!

      i bought the air nano by crazybaby and after 2 weeks they stopped charging. for my birthday i asked for these and they have been awesome since i opened the pack i bought the air nano by crazybaby and after 2 weeks they stopped charging. for my birthday i asked for these and they have been awesome since i opened the packaging

      • Written by Mitchell C from San Jose

      1 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Best wireless headphones out there!

    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      Not worth it

      They were great and everything until I misplaced them and because they were in the charging case they are considered “offline” so I wasted $170. Wouldn’t recomm They were great and everything until I misplaced them and because they were in the charging case they are considered “offline” so I wasted $170. Wouldn’t recommend, they are small and easy to misplace. Just get some great value headphones and call it a day.

      • Written by melissa R from valdosta

      1 of 13 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Not worth it

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