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AirPods

Wireless. Effortless. Magical.

With plenty of talking and listening time, voice-activated Siri access and an available wireless charging case, AirPods deliver an incredible wireless headphone experience. Simply take them out and they’re ready to use with all your devices. Put them in your ears and they connect immediately, immersing you in rich, high-quality sound. Just like magic.

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Wireless to the fullest.

After a simple one-tap setup, AirPods are automatically on and always connected.1 Using them is just as easy. They sense when they’re in your ears and pause when you take them out. And the AirPods experience is just as amazing whether you’re using them with your iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, Mac or Apple TV.

Your right‑hand Siri.

Need a hand? Simply say “Hey Siri” for assistance without having to reach for your iPhone. And with Announce Notifications, Siri can automatically read important notifications from Messages, Phone, Calendar, Reminders and more as they arrive. You can choose which contacts you hear notifications from, and Siri won’t interrupt you if you’re on a call or sharing a song.2

Hey Siri,
call Dad
Hey Siri, play my chill mix
Hey Siri, turn up the volume
Hey Siri, how do I get to the zoo?

Performance you’ll want to hear.

Powered by the Apple H1 headphone chip, AirPods deliver a faster and more stable wireless connection to your devices — up to 2x faster when switching between active devices3 and a 1.5x faster connection time for phone calls.4 The H1 chip also drives voice-enabled Siri access and delivers up to 30 per cent lower gaming latency.5 So whether you’re playing games, listening to music or enjoying podcasts, you’ll experience higher-quality sound.

Knows when you’re listening.

Optical sensors and motion accelerometers work together to automatically control the audio experience, engaging the microphones for phone calls and Siri access, and enabling AirPods to play sound as soon as they’re in your ears. You also have the freedom to wear one or both AirPods, and you can play or skip forwards with a double tap when listening to music.

Knows when you’re talking.

A speech-detecting accelerometer recognises when you’re speaking and works with a pair of beamforming microphones to filter out external noise and focus on the sound of your voice.

Lay it down,
charge it up.

With the available Wireless Charging Case, charging is as simple as placing the AirPods case on a Qi-certified charging mat. That’s it. The LED indicator on the front of the case lets you know that your AirPods are charging. And when you’re away from a charging mat, you can use the Lightning port to charge.

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The power of 24‑hour battery life.

AirPods deliver an industry-leading6 5 hours of listening time7 — and now up to 3 hours of talk time8 — all on one charge. And they’re made to keep up with you, thanks to a charging case that holds multiple charges for more than 24 hours of listening time.9 Need a quick charge? Just put AirPods back in the case for 15 minutes to get up to 3 hours of listening time10 or up to 2 hours of talk time.11 To check the battery, hold the AirPods next to your iPhone or ask Siri “How’s the battery on my AirPods?” And when your AirPods need charging, a notification conveniently appears on your iPhone.

More than 24 hrs of battery life with charging case
Up to 5 hrs of listening time on one charge
Only 15 mins of charging provides up to 3 hours of listening time

Instant setup. Easy listening.

AirPods connect immediately and sound seamlessly switches between your iPhone, Apple Watch, Mac, iPad and Apple TV. Easy setup, magical results.

Two can play this song.

With Audio Sharing,12 you can easily share a song, podcast or other audio stream between two sets of AirPods — each with independent volume control. If your AirPods are in their case, just bring them close to the iPhone or iPad you want to share with and connect in a tap. And if your AirPods are in your ears, bring your iPhone close to the device instead.

Say it in a way
only you can.

Discover new engraving options for AirPods. Mix emoji, text and numbers.

Get 6 months of Apple Music free with your AirPods.*

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Which AirPods are
right for you?

AirPods 2nd generation

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Lightning charging

5 hrs

Up to 5 hours of listening time with a single charge716151117814912

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AirPods 3rd generation

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Sweat and
water resistant514132222710

MagSafe, wireless and
Lightning charging615141016713811

6 hrs

Up to 6 hours of listening time with a single charge716151117814912

Spatial audio with
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Active Noise
Cancellation and
Transparency mode

Sweat and
water resistant514132222710

MagSafe, wireless and
Lightning charging615141016713811

4.5 hrs

Up to 4.5 hours of listening time with a single charge716151117814912

Spatial audio with
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Active Noise
Cancellation and
Transparency mode

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Lightning charging

20 hrs

Up to 20 hours of listening time with a single charge716151117814912

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