Apple releases the all-new AirPods 2

AirPods 2
The new AirPods 2 [Image Credits: Apple Inc.]

Apple just released the all-new Airpods 2 that is more magical than ever. The new AirPods now comes with a wireless charging case that now allows users to get 24 hours of listening time. Thanks to Apple for adding fast charging technology in the wireless charging case, now you can get 3 hours of listening time or 2 hours of talk time with just a 15 minutes charge.

AirPods 2 by Apple

AirPods 2 Charging

Apple has made the AirPods setup much simpler and easier. Setting up the new AirPods just needs a single one-tap setup and is ready for use. That being said, now you no longer need to pause your favorite music manually. Apple has added a new feature that detects when the AirPods are in your ears or not. As you take them out of your ears, whatever you are listening to are auto-magically paused.

With the new AirPods, now you can communicate directly with Siri to adjust the volume, making a call, changing a song and get directions. All you have to say is “Hay Siri”, and let Siri know how it can help you.

AirPods 2 Siri

The new AirPods price starts at $159. However, that comes with a normal charging case. The AirPods that comes with a wireless charging case costs $199.

AirPods 2 wireless charging case

AirPods 2 Highlights

  • Designed by Apple
  • Automatically on, automatically connected
  • Easy setup for all your Apple devices6
  • Quick access to Siri by saying “Hey Siri” or setting up double-tap
  • Double-tap to play or skip forward
  • Charges quickly in the case
  • Case can be charged either wirelessly using a Qi-compatible charging mat or with the Lightning connector
  • Rich, high-quality audio and voice
  • Seamless switching between devices

AirPods 2 Specs

  • Bluetooth
  • Wireless

Weight

  • AirPods (each): 0.14 ounce (4 g)
  • Wireless Charging Case: 1.41 ounces (40 g)

Dimensions

  • AirPods (each): 0.65 by 0.71 by 1.59 inches (16.5 by 18.0 by 40.5 mm)
  • Wireless Charging Case: 1.74 by 0.84 by 2.11 inches (44.3 by 21.3 by 53.5 mm)

Connections

  • AirPods: Bluetooth
  • Wireless Charging Case: Charges via wireless (Qi-compatible) charging mat or Lightning connector

Accessibility

  • Live Listen audio7

AirPods Sensors (each):

  • Dual beamforming microphones
  • Dual optical sensors
  • Motion-detecting accelerometer
  • Speech-detecting accelerometer

Power

  • AirPods with Wireless Charging Case: More than 24 hours listening time, up to 18 hours talk time
  • AirPods (single charge): Up to 5 hours listening time, up to 3 hours talk time
  • 15 minutes in the case equals up to 3 hours listening time or up to 2 hours talk time

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