Putting all the rumours to the end, Apple has finally announced the new AirPods named as AirPods Pro that comes with noice cancellation and hands free access to Siri priced at $249. The biggest change you will see that new AirPods Pro has silicon ear tips which provides a better grip over the older AirPods and will be essential to provide Noise Cancellation.
The company says that the new AirPods offers better sound quality with a new feature called Adaptive EQ, which “automatically tunes” low and mid-range frequencies to suit each person’s ears. It comes in with an amplifier “for enhanced sound quality” and “offers much more battery life”.
List of devices that will be compatible with Apple AirPods Pro:
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone X
- iPhone Xs
- iPhone Xs Max
- iPhone XR
- iPhone 11
- iPhone 11 Pro
- iPhone 11 Pro Max
- 2nd and 3rd-gen 12.9-inch iPad Pro
- 11-inch iPad Pro
- 10.5-inch iPad Pro
- iPad 5th-gen or later
- 10.5-inch iPad Air (3rd gen)
- iPad Mini 5th-gen
- 7th-gen iPod touch
Apple says that the new AirPods can produce more bass down to 20Hz, and to find the best tip fit for you Apple has designed a test that will help you choose the best seal tip for your AirPods Pro. The new AirPods Pro comes with two microphones on each earbuds and the new software that continuously adapts the level of Active Noice Cancallation (ANC) as per the users’ ears it is the similar configuration and software that is available on the Beats Pro.
The new AirPods Pro are IPX4 rated which means you can use it during workouts and it will work fine while you make sweat.
Apple has also added a new Apple H1 Chip which helps Siri always remain activated for your service and Apple has also added a new “Force Sensor” that can help you control the volume, activate or deactivate ANC, play/pause music, skip tracks, and even pick up calls.
The new Apple AirPods Pro offers the similar battery life of up to five hours with ANC turned off, the battery drops to up to 4.5 hours of music playback and 3.5 hours of talktime when the ANC is turned on and the charging case offers 24 hours of power which also supports wireless Qi-charging.
The new Apple AirPods Pro will be available from from Apple’s website and at Apple’s retail locations, the company will starting shipping them from October 30th in the US.