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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  • 4.5 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

      3955 of 4468 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

      2364 of 2691 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

      2103 of 2465 people found this useful

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

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      One of the best Apple Products in a last decade

      Pro's: - Form Factor - Battery Life - Usage of optical sensors, accelerometers - Greatly implemented integration with Apple products - Currently the best s Pro's: - Form Factor - Battery Life - Usage of optical sensors, accelerometers - Greatly implemented integration with Apple products - Currently the best solution in it's category on a market Con's: - Using AirPods in Headset mode with macOS causes poor sound quality due to usage of SCO codec instead of AAC (tested on 2014 and 2015 MacBook Pro's). Better to use internal microphone. - One of the AirPods could occasionally turn off for 3-5 seconds and then turn on back during any kinds of playback. - Lack of any Android application for gestures configuration and firmware updates (probably least of the con's).

      • Written by Mykyta K from Poltava

      2 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?One of the best Apple Products in a last decade

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Great product

      I must admit when the AirPods first hit the market I was not very impressed, over the holidays someone gave me a gift card, I purchased a pair just to test driv I must admit when the AirPods first hit the market I was not very impressed, over the holidays someone gave me a gift card, I purchased a pair just to test drive, I was hooked from day one, the ease of use makes it a very compelling product to use with all your Apple devices, the sound while average it's great if you listen to Podcasts, make phone calls, watch video content and listen to music, don't expect audiophile quality but they are sound fine. If you are looking for the future of headsets this is it!

      • Written by Jose F from North Miami Beach

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Great product

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      One of its kind. Hard to go back to anything else.

      First of all, if you can't connect them with your Mac/Apple Watch/Phone (Android or iOS)/anything else, I feel sad for you, because my 50 year old mum can use i First of all, if you can't connect them with your Mac/Apple Watch/Phone (Android or iOS)/anything else, I feel sad for you, because my 50 year old mum can use it and oh god, believe me, it's hard to teach her technology. From switching between her iPhone to her watch, answering calls and going back to the macbook air, she does it all ALONE. So don't say the connection part is complicated because it's made as simple as it can be. Everything is hard when you don't make an effort to understand it. I've been using mine for a year now. There's nothing like it. Lightweight, aesthetically appealing (they can't make them smaller, even if it sticks out, it is still the smallest truly wireless headphones) and what I like the most: THEY JUST WORK. I can connect them to my friends phone, to my computer, to everything! I can walk away quite far and not worry about wires or losing connection. They just sounds really good considering THE TOTAL FREEDOM THEY GIVE YOU. (I know there's better for cheaper price but they don't give you the same degree of freedom, and that is a game changer.) Only down side which is a major one: it either fits you ears really well (I'm lucky) or you probably need something to help it stay (what my mum uses, transparent plastic thingies). Can't recommend them enough, it's worth the price in every aspect. It's like the future of wireless headphones but ahead of everyone else.

      • Written by Raoul P from Lisboa

      4 of 5 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?One of its kind. Hard to go back to anything else.

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