First they were launching in October. Then they were delayed. And then it looked like Apple might not release them at all this year. But now they’re here, sort of: Apple’s Airpods are finally available for preorder.
At the time of writing, Apple’s site said the wireless headphones will ship to customers on December 29, just in time to miss Christmas. You can buy the earbuds the entire world is terrified about losing right here.
AirPods made in the same style as the classic in-ear headphones EarPods, but without the wires. Who does not like earplugs – this is a great option.
Some users believe that the standard headphones easily fly out of the ears, touch the wire is enough. But here it is not – they are wireless.
The elongated body portion performs several tasks, one of which – fixing in the ear.
What is inside
The elongated part of the body of each earpiece is placed dual microphone, accelerometer, infrared and optical sensor. Thanks to them, recognize the beginning of the movement, and the music starts.
All of these sensors are controlled by sensors and processor W1.
What processor W1
For audio and seamless connection W1 responsible processor, specially designed Apple. He is responsible for the transmission of audio formats MP3, AAC and any other Apple device.
Furthermore, AirPods determined they are in a user’s ear or not. If you remove the headphones, the music will stop playing.
- Synchronize Apple Earphones with all appliances
- It increases the range of the wireless connection
- Increases headphones autonomy
How to connect
Wiring plan is simple: remove an earphone out of the box, and they are instantly connected to the nearest gadget.
How to manage
AirPods is controlled by Siri on the iPhone. So, you can increase / decrease the volume, ask to dial a certain number, and so on.
To call your voice assistant simply double-tap on the body of the headphone.
When you first connect, they connect to your your Apple ID and all your Apple devices they already know about.
For example, you are listening to music on your iPhone through AirPods, but this time on a MacBook call arrives. Headphones instantly mute the music and offer to answer the call.
How much it will work
AirPods work 5 hours. Included with them are “smart” case, charging the headset, as long as they are inside. A more rapid charging integrated technology, for 15 minutes in the case give further 3 h.
The initial pair of headphones is going through a cover with which they are delivered. Then you do not have to every time you connect the device through it. AirPods will do it automatically.
Devices with iCloud immediately paired with him, they are not looking headphones.
The trick is that the case sends a unique ID on the iPhone, and it picks up the smartphone.
And sounds something like
Sound in AirPods not much different from the standard EarPods. Particularly as regards the volume – in the subway is not normally listen to music. Accordingly, the noise reduction system is not as smooth as we would like.
Mid and high frequencies are on the level of EarPods, but pretty is not enough bass.
Price and the Availability
Yesterday Apple has opened pre-order on AirPods. Priced at $159 (Rs. 15,400 in India). The first batch of headphones sold out in just one hour. Next delivery time – a month.