Apple has just announced the next generation AirPods, the successor to the very popular truly wireless earbuds. The all-new Apple AirPods comes with a few key improvements like the optional wireless charging case, new H1 chip, and Hands-free “Hey Siri” for assistance without having to reach for your iPhone.
The new Apple AirPods is powered a new Apple H1 headphone chip, AirPods use optical sensors and motion accelerometers to detect when they’re in your ears. Whether you’re using both AirPods or just one, the H1 chip automatically routes the audio and engages the microphone. And when you’re on a call or talking to Siri, an additional speech-detecting accelerometer works with beamforming microphones to filter out external noise and focus on the sound of your voice.
The AirPods is easy to set-up with a simple one-tap process. Once set-up is done, they’re automatically on and always connected. AirPods can sense when they’re in your ears and pause when you take them out. To adjust the volume, change the song, make a call, or even get directions, simply users can say “Hey Siri” and make a request. You can play or skip forward with a double-tap when listening to music or podcasts.
You can charge your AirPods quickly and easily with the Qi Wireless Charging Case(optional). The LED indicator on the front of the case lets you know that your AirPods are charging. The new AirPods will offer up to 5 hours of listening time and 3 hours of talk time on a single charge and the Wireless Charging Case holds multiple charges for more than 24 hours of listening time. Also, with just 15 minutes in the case gives you 3 hours of listening time or 2 hours of talk time. Other features of the AirPods include Live Listen audio, Dual beamforming microphones, Dual optical sensors, Motion-detecting accelerometer, and Speech-detecting accelerometer. Also, the new AirPods is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models with iOS 12.2 or later, Apple Watch models with watchOS 5.2 or later, and Mac models with macOS 10.14.4 or later.
Pricing and Availability
- AirPods with Standard Case – $159 (INR 10,942), India Price- INR 14,900
- AirPods with Wireless Charging Case – $199 (INR 13,695), India Price- INR 18,900
- Wireless Charging Case – $79 (INR 5,436), India Price- INR 7,500
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