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6 Reviews for Apple AirPods Pro

  1. MO

    I’m about two weeks into my new Airpods Pro and it’s time to drop some comments. For context I’m coming from a $30 pair of Anker (wired) Bluetooth headphones that have served me well for 5+ years (and still work by the way), and Bose QC35 II headphones. I’ve also spent an interesting amount of time with Bose QC30 headphones which would be more physically on par with the Airpods Pro.== Noise Cancellation==Noise cancellation in true wireless format are the only reasons I was willing to chunk down $250 (an outrageous price even by Bose standards) for a pair of headphones. I wanted something I could wear at the gym or on travel. Note for those of you who don’t get the “true wireless” marketing term (I didn’t and had to look it up), it simply means Bluetooth headphones that don’t have a wire between the two ear buds.Unsurprisingly my QC 35 IIs still outperform Airpods Pro *but* my QC35s have huge physical ear pieces to block out more sound so this isn’t entirely fair. The QC30s are more of an earbud style and compared to Airpods Pro I’d say the two are on par when it comes to noise cancellation. Maybe a slight edge to the QC30s.Where my Bose headphones shine is they switch between noise cancelling and no noise cancelling flawlessly, over and over. My Airpods behave erratically switching between modes even once. When switching between noise cancellation and transparent modes I’ve had the Airpods become unresponsive to click commands, lose connection in one ear, had the ear buds get out of sync, had noise cancellation in one ear and not the other, and a host of other issues. I usually have to put the buds back in the case and let them sit for a minute or two to reset them.== Sound Quality ==We buy ear buds to listen to stuff. I listen to audio books, and am a Spotify junkie! Also serving the occasional phone call. I like a wide spread of music but mainly hang in the trance, electronica, rock, and metal categories. The sound stage (that is, separation of instruments – making it so each instrument has a distinct position in your perceived space) is excellent! Again not quite as good as my QC35s but darn close. My Anker headphones don’t even compete.I think most electronica and low end bass lovers will be disappointed with the Airpods. Being physically small makes it hard to do huge bass as it is, and I feel the EQ (not adjustable outside of Spotify) is tuned to focus more on the mid and high range. Regardless, I was pretty disappointed at first, but I’ve adjusted a bit and am happy enough with the bass end now. Mid and high range are superb! I generally used a Rock EQ profile in Spotify’s settings with my Anker buds and Bose headsets. I decided the “Flat” setting is better with my Airpods. I will say that the bass end is very distinct on Airpods (like you can actually pick out the bass guitar!) and that crisp stage separation may be what ruins the generally smeared bass end of a lot of electronica aside from less physical thump.Audio books are not a problem at all, and so far phone calls seems good too.== Form Factor ==Excellent! Very comfortable, fit snugly, and I have yet to even have an ear bud budget while running, cycling, rowing, etc. These buds are really light and it’s easy to forget they’re in you ears! So tiny they’re a little hard to deal with getting them in and out of their case.Apple provides three sizes of earpiece. They are made of soft comfortable material. I found I needed the large size. Getting the ear piece off can be a little tricky – they snap on like little Lego bricks, and you have to pull on them until they pop off. I was afraid i was going to tear them trying to get them off, but they seem to be pretty durable. Be advised that there is a “check fit” option on your iPhone to help you find the right size. Got into Bluetooth settings, and click the info button next to your Airpods to get to the Airpod settings.== Battery Life ==I don’t have these in all day but I’d say the specs Apple provides are pretty close. Maybe a little low. I’ve gone 3-4 hours at a time without running out of juice. I usually listen at mid level volumes so if you crank it you may have a different experience.== Connectivity ==CRAZY CRAZY CRAZY amazing! Being an Apple product these paired up with my iPhone just by opening the case and holding my phone near. That’s not the amazing part. The amazing part is the range! My Anker buds dropped out a lot at the gym if I was doing an exercise where my body effectively wrapped my phone and blocked the signal. I could get maybe 30-40 feet if I had a clear line of site. I forgot my phone in a stretching area and started a walk around an indoor track. I must’ve made it 100 feet through walls, people, and gym equipment before my Airpods dropped out even a little. I know a lot of this is Bluetooth 5 and not entirely unique to Airpods but I have to say I’m impressed!== Surprise Feature ==I wasn’t particularly interested in more than the noise cancellation and small form factor. Sound quality is important to me but not the main driver here. While the spec sheet calls it out (and it wasn’t really a surprise) I am extremely surprised by how much I like the in-ear detection feature. It’s really nice to be able to pop out a bud, have your music pause and have a conversation then put the bud back in and pick up again. Pretty slick! Also imperative since turning noise cancellation on and off causes problems and you have to take a bud out to talk.== Other Buggy Stuff ==Apart from the things I’ve listed in the Noise Cancellation section, I’ve had a lot of other weird behavior. Once I pulled the buds right out of the case and put them in my ears and had one bud fail to connect. Sometimes if I put the buds in the case with noise cancellation on and then put the buds back in later they will come on without noise cancellation and won’t let me switch noise cancellation back on (through any method including settings on my iPhone).This is incredibly disappointing at this price tag let alone for an Apple product. Bose charges the same money but they are rock solid when it comes to the prime use cases. In general I feel like Apple’s quality continues to degrade with every release. I get bugs are part of software (it’s what I do for a living) but you don’t release a product with major and obvious bugs in the primary use case of the product. Especially at this price point! My Anker buds were $30, have lasted me years, and have worked flawlessly. Yea they’re simpler functionality, but still.== Bottom Line ==In the hopes of a software update to fix all the weird issues, I am overall a fan and very pleased! The noise cancellation, sound quality, and battery life are not state of the art, but come together in a perfect form factor and make it happen for me. I dinged a star for sound quality (need a little more bass end), and the general buggy state of the product. My only other wish is these were in the $150 range. That $250 is really hard to swallow, especially when things don’t work flawlessly. But I expect to be gouged by Apple so I go in knowing you’re going to over pay on the expectation you’re going to get a flawless top quality product. Didn’t quite pan out this go. Software updates may change that.

  2. Guillaume Nicolas

    I just received my new AirPods Pro after exchanging them for the AirPods with Wireless Charging Case and omg, what a difference in both comfort and sound quality! I found the regular AirPods were not fitting me properly and would fall out of my ears. I also found while trying to wear a set of earmuffs over top of them was putting pressure on my left earlobe and causing some pain. I exchanged them for AirPods Pro because they were a customizable fit. That is the number 1 upgrade that I feel has made the sound quality noticeably better. I have also tested them under my earmuffs and there is no aggravating pain in my left earlobe as before with the regular AirPods. The AirPod pros were a mere $48 more and worth every penny! Amazon’s price point is $50 lower than Apple’s price so the extra $50 I spent was a no brainer. The stems of the AirPods are also much shorter which also makes them more comfortable. I won’t go into the technicals because others have reviewed them in length as as someone else has stated, I find these “earbuds” to be best in class and being Apple, just being able to say “hey Siri next track” or “hey Siri volume up please” etc makes going on a walk or bike ride seamless as Siri can do everything without having to lift a finger! I’m not quite sure why I waited this long to own a pair but as always, Apple never disappoints with the integration of all of their products.I did have a problem initially where the left AirPod was not producing sound and it’s obviously a common startup issue. There are several sites online including Apple’s where it’s explained how to fix, just go to Bluetooth settings on your iPhone and click “forget device” and add the AirPods once again. That corrected my problem and immediately relieved my anxiety in thinking they were defective when they were not. If you have an iPhone and don’t own AirPods, I highly recommend getting a set but again, you will be much happier if you spend the extra $50 and get the AirPods Pro for the better fit and dramatically better sound quality! Hope this was helpful

  3. Gale Franey

    For the many people asking in the comments, the AirPods Pro sold directly from Amazon’s own warehouse (ie: NOT from a third party seller) ARE REAL. They are NOT fake. I have done a lot of research and it is quite easy to see whether or not your AirPods Pro are legitimate. I have uploaded 8 photos that show clearly features that only the REAL AirPods Pro have:1.) The REAL AirPods Pro plastic wrapping does not have a messy seam. It is perfect with a pull tab with black arrow that can be pulled to easily remove the plastic. Some fakes have added a glued a fake tab, but it does not actually pull properly to easily open the package.2.) When you open the box, the charging case is very neatly wrapped with a plastic wrapper that has a long horizontal gray line on the top pull tab. This wrapping comes off easily, whereas fake ones also have a similar wrapping but they do NOT have the horizontal line and are often tucked or glued in a messy way.3.) Perhaps the easiest way to know if your AirPods Pro are REAL is that the insert that lifts out should be a hard, pressed “cardboard” molded insert, NOT plastic!! Every fake AirPods I’ve seen in YouTube videos has a “plastic” insert. The plastic insert is a clear indication of Fakes.4.) When you lift the cardboard molded insert from the box to retrieve the extra ear tips and lightning-to USB C cord, you’ll see that the cord is perfectly aligned with the circular indentation. That is also made of hard pressed cardboard, whereas Fake ones are plastic. On the REAL Apple AirPods box, this inner insert cannot be removed. It aligns perfectly to the edges of the box, whereas with any FAKE version the inner insert can be removed, is not perfectly aligned. The fake counterfeit companies do not have the precision manufacturing equipment to make a proper box and also Apple’s precision packaging is costly so Fakes look cheap and messy when compared to REAL AirPods Pro.5.) When you open the cardboard flap of the extra ear tips, you’ll see that the upper flap has round indentations that hold the tips securely in place. None of the fakes I’ve seen so far have these circular indentations on the inner flap that covers the ear tips.6.) The first time you open your AirPods Pro case to pair with your iPhone, iPad or any other device, you’ll notice the light on the charging case is “white”, not green, red or orange. All the fake ones that I’ve seen in YouTube videos light up either green or orange. Also pay close attention to the Text within the pairing window that says “AirPods Pro” … some of the fakes say “Not Your AirPods Pro”.7.) In order to get the new AirPod firmware features you need to ensure that all your devices have been updated to the most recent iOS or OS software version. Then once you’ve paired your AirPods Pro, they also need to be updated to the most current firmware version. As of today, December 31, 2020 the most recent firmware is 3A283. I’ll explain how to update your AirPod Pro firmware in the next step:8.) You will 100% know that your AirPods Pro are REAL if you are able to update your firmware to 3A283, which adds the new features such as Surround Sound and seamless transition between all of your Apple devices. Once you’ve paired your AirPods Pro to your device, go to your Bluetooth Settings where you’ll see your AirPods Pro listed. Click on the (i) on the right hand side, look the Firmware Version that appears in the list. Mine arrived at Version 2D27, but yours might be different. To update your firmware to the most recent version, place your AirPods in the charging case and plug in the case (or place on wireless charging pad). Open the charging case while the Airpods are inside it. Also plug in your device and keep it open. Within approximately 15 – 30 minutes, maybe longer if you have a slow internet connection, the Firmware Version should automatically update to the most current version. As of today’s date, the latest version is 3A283.If you are able to update the AirPods Pro to Apple’s latest firmware, you can be 100% certain that your AirPods Pro are REAL. The fake AirPods Pro will NOT update to Apple’s latest firmware and will not provide Surround Sound (Spatial Audio) or any of the other newest AirPods Pro features. If you are reading this review at a future date, do a Google search to find the most recent AirPods Pro firmware number. When future firmware updates are released, there will be a new Firmware Version number. Enjoy your AirPods Pro 🙂

  4. Gale Franey

    First, i want to point out that i really dislike Apple and that this is basically my first Apple product.That means, I’m using them with an android phone (v30+). That makes you lose some functionality, but you can bring most of it back by using apps such as MaterialPods and programming some functions with a friend’s iPhone.I have one issue with android: my volume doesn’t go very high, even at max level. I think that’s itThe sound quality is very good, with surprising sub bass, balanced mid-bass and good (if not a little too much) high-bass. The mids are in front of the mix, and the highs are nicely separated. Good stereo imaging, and a decent soundstage for in-ears. Surpassed my expectations, having tried airpods 1 and 2 and hating their open-back lack of sub to mid bass sound with painful treble. That alone could give them at least 4 stars.The active noise cancelling is one of the best you can get with in-ears right now. The Sony WF-1000XM3s have slightly better ANC, but not by much and are way bigger (as well as their case). I was impressed by the quality and smoothness of it for such a small form factor. That said, they don’t replace QC35s, WH-1000XM4s or NC 700s, but this shouldn’t be expected from in-ears. Their transparency mode is also very good, having a good stereo image, directional sound and a realistic volume level (compared to not wearing the airpods at all)Haven’t used them for very long periods yet, but the battery life seems fair, with a 4+ hours earbud charge as well as a spare 4 charges in your case. Wireless charging is a bonus, since you can just drop it on any pad and it charges up pretty fast.Convenient features: goes into transparency mode when you only wear one airpod, connects as soon as the case is opened, multiple commands by touch controls with satisfying feedback (a realistic fake click) available on both stems, and IPX4 water resistance (working out with them or dropping a glass of water on them shouldn’t be a worry. The integrated microphones are of very good quality and cancel outside noise well. They also come with 3 different size of neatly-packed ear tips. Be careful: they have a very specific shape and cannot be replaced by any old tips.Bottom line: Very good true wireless ANC in-ear headphones, with good sound, great noise cancelling, and a bunch of convenient features. There is one downside: the price. However, it is easily justifiable if you commute a lot and don’t like over-the-ear headphones for some reason, or just want good, long-lasting everyday buds. I was skeptical at first, but am now happy with the purchase of a pair of Airpods pro, and I’d take them over the competing WF-1000XM3 and day of the week. I’ll have to see about the Galaxy buds Pro, though.

  5. J. Xavier

    Many, like I was, are very sceptical whether they are the real deal because of the price. I can assure you THEY ARE! If unsure, check their warranty coverage by typing in the serial number on the manufacturer’s web site to confirm.That aside these are a huge jump from their original predecessors. Firstly, and near most importantly for me, I was very concerned about their fit. Usual silicone in-air buds, because of their shape, would put pressure in my ear canal opening causing discomfort, sometimes pain, after some time. I could never get a good fit, thus causing them to fall out. These are revolutionary in terms of fit! The simple oval, rather than circular shape, feel much more contoured to the shape of the ear, giving a more comfortable, secure, and snug fit. No need for foam tips, and they don’t fall out! One huge pet peeve with their predecessors. Now understand, everyone’s ear shapes are different, so maybe try them out at their manufacturer’s store to test.Next, the audio from these guys are phenomenal, a huge jump from the AirPods. Because of the better seal from the silicone buds the sound is better contained, thus allowing you hear so much more. With that said, bass is strong, mids are well balanced and clear, the highs don’t scream overly high pitched noises. I’m no audiophile, but would say have a good ear for good audio and these are up there with the best. I must also mention the spacial audio is a phenomenal tech feature. To be able to hear sounds in their fixed or moving positions, no matter where you turn your head is truly an amazing feat. I look forward to hearing more music and video with this technology included.Now one of the best and newer features for earbuds for this company is the active noise cancelling. Awesome. Just brilliant. Audio is fully contained, external sound barely noticeable, and no issues with air pressure discomfort as I would often get with noise cancelling earphones. I have to say one of my favourite features is the audio transparency. Honestly there is hardly any difference whatsoever between hearing external sounds with these earbuds in or out of your ears. The only noticeable difference is when you talk. The internal vibrations of the head and thus the sound of your voice are augmented because they are contained with the seal of the earbuds in your ears. The same experience if you were to put your fingers in your ears. But this is expected.Overall a phenomenal pair of in-ear earphones, a full package in a small and compact package. Apple is known for taking a concept and making it great, if not the best. I have no disappointments in the wonderful audio experience these earphones give.

  6. Deb T

    I have always been a fan of Apple products and this is the best purchase i have ever made.. This Apple airpods pro got the latest features and I am enjoying it.If you’re an Iphone users and been thinking about buying a wireless earbuds with noise cancellation then I suggest you buy this one. Apple airpods are great pick.This apple airpods pro completely stands out from the rest. The price could be a barrier to many people but it’s the worth the price. Here are the pros and cons I have jotted down. Have a look. This might help you decide.Pros:Great audio quality.It has impressive noise cancellation.Apple Airpods are sweat resistant so you can work out at gym with this Airpods on. You can even run outside or walk around on sunny day and enjoy the music or talk via airpods.Long battery life.Good set of in-ear. Once you’ve installed the correct ear tip size, it will fit securely in the ear canal.Comes with portable charging case with modern design.Cons:Price is the first cons.charges via lightning cable.No companion app.

  7. MO

    I’m about two weeks into my new Airpods Pro and it’s time to drop some comments. For context I’m coming from a $30 pair of Anker (wired) Bluetooth headphones that have served me well for 5+ years (and still work by the way), and Bose QC35 II headphones. I’ve also spent an interesting amount of time with Bose QC30 headphones which would be more physically on par with the Airpods Pro.== Noise Cancellation==Noise cancellation in true wireless format are the only reasons I was willing to chunk down $250 (an outrageous price even by Bose standards) for a pair of headphones. I wanted something I could wear at the gym or on travel. Note for those of you who don’t get the “true wireless” marketing term (I didn’t and had to look it up), it simply means Bluetooth headphones that don’t have a wire between the two ear buds.Unsurprisingly my QC 35 IIs still outperform Airpods Pro *but* my QC35s have huge physical ear pieces to block out more sound so this isn’t entirely fair. The QC30s are more of an earbud style and compared to Airpods Pro I’d say the two are on par when it comes to noise cancellation. Maybe a slight edge to the QC30s.Where my Bose headphones shine is they switch between noise cancelling and no noise cancelling flawlessly, over and over. My Airpods behave erratically switching between modes even once. When switching between noise cancellation and transparent modes I’ve had the Airpods become unresponsive to click commands, lose connection in one ear, had the ear buds get out of sync, had noise cancellation in one ear and not the other, and a host of other issues. I usually have to put the buds back in the case and let them sit for a minute or two to reset them.== Sound Quality ==We buy ear buds to listen to stuff. I listen to audio books, and am a Spotify junkie! Also serving the occasional phone call. I like a wide spread of music but mainly hang in the trance, electronica, rock, and metal categories. The sound stage (that is, separation of instruments – making it so each instrument has a distinct position in your perceived space) is excellent! Again not quite as good as my QC35s but darn close. My Anker headphones don’t even compete.I think most electronica and low end bass lovers will be disappointed with the Airpods. Being physically small makes it hard to do huge bass as it is, and I feel the EQ (not adjustable outside of Spotify) is tuned to focus more on the mid and high range. Regardless, I was pretty disappointed at first, but I’ve adjusted a bit and am happy enough with the bass end now. Mid and high range are superb! I generally used a Rock EQ profile in Spotify’s settings with my Anker buds and Bose headsets. I decided the “Flat” setting is better with my Airpods. I will say that the bass end is very distinct on Airpods (like you can actually pick out the bass guitar!) and that crisp stage separation may be what ruins the generally smeared bass end of a lot of electronica aside from less physical thump.Audio books are not a problem at all, and so far phone calls seems good too.== Form Factor ==Excellent! Very comfortable, fit snugly, and I have yet to even have an ear bud budget while running, cycling, rowing, etc. These buds are really light and it’s easy to forget they’re in you ears! So tiny they’re a little hard to deal with getting them in and out of their case.Apple provides three sizes of earpiece. They are made of soft comfortable material. I found I needed the large size. Getting the ear piece off can be a little tricky – they snap on like little Lego bricks, and you have to pull on them until they pop off. I was afraid i was going to tear them trying to get them off, but they seem to be pretty durable. Be advised that there is a “check fit” option on your iPhone to help you find the right size. Got into Bluetooth settings, and click the info button next to your Airpods to get to the Airpod settings.== Battery Life ==I don’t have these in all day but I’d say the specs Apple provides are pretty close. Maybe a little low. I’ve gone 3-4 hours at a time without running out of juice. I usually listen at mid level volumes so if you crank it you may have a different experience.== Connectivity ==CRAZY CRAZY CRAZY amazing! Being an Apple product these paired up with my iPhone just by opening the case and holding my phone near. That’s not the amazing part. The amazing part is the range! My Anker buds dropped out a lot at the gym if I was doing an exercise where my body effectively wrapped my phone and blocked the signal. I could get maybe 30-40 feet if I had a clear line of site. I forgot my phone in a stretching area and started a walk around an indoor track. I must’ve made it 100 feet through walls, people, and gym equipment before my Airpods dropped out even a little. I know a lot of this is Bluetooth 5 and not entirely unique to Airpods but I have to say I’m impressed!== Surprise Feature ==I wasn’t particularly interested in more than the noise cancellation and small form factor. Sound quality is important to me but not the main driver here. While the spec sheet calls it out (and it wasn’t really a surprise) I am extremely surprised by how much I like the in-ear detection feature. It’s really nice to be able to pop out a bud, have your music pause and have a conversation then put the bud back in and pick up again. Pretty slick! Also imperative since turning noise cancellation on and off causes problems and you have to take a bud out to talk.== Other Buggy Stuff ==Apart from the things I’ve listed in the Noise Cancellation section, I’ve had a lot of other weird behavior. Once I pulled the buds right out of the case and put them in my ears and had one bud fail to connect. Sometimes if I put the buds in the case with noise cancellation on and then put the buds back in later they will come on without noise cancellation and won’t let me switch noise cancellation back on (through any method including settings on my iPhone).This is incredibly disappointing at this price tag let alone for an Apple product. Bose charges the same money but they are rock solid when it comes to the prime use cases. In general I feel like Apple’s quality continues to degrade with every release. I get bugs are part of software (it’s what I do for a living) but you don’t release a product with major and obvious bugs in the primary use case of the product. Especially at this price point! My Anker buds were $30, have lasted me years, and have worked flawlessly. Yea they’re simpler functionality, but still.== Bottom Line ==In the hopes of a software update to fix all the weird issues, I am overall a fan and very pleased! The noise cancellation, sound quality, and battery life are not state of the art, but come together in a perfect form factor and make it happen for me. I dinged a star for sound quality (need a little more bass end), and the general buggy state of the product. My only other wish is these were in the $150 range. That $250 is really hard to swallow, especially when things don’t work flawlessly. But I expect to be gouged by Apple so I go in knowing you’re going to over pay on the expectation you’re going to get a flawless top quality product. Didn’t quite pan out this go. Software updates may change that.

  8. Gale Franey

    I’ve been wanting AirPod Pros for the longest time so when they went on sale I absolutely had to get them!! Shipping was fairly slow (to be expected with the current pandemic) but it delivered right to my door within two days!! (Shipping took 7 days)First thing I did was check the serial numbers to make sure they were legit. Everything matched and I was able to register them directly with Apple and get AppleCare!! Honestly was really weary buying something so expensive on Amazon but I’m really impressed!!Now onto the review:Make sure to update your AirPods once you open them!! This is the very first thing I did so I would get the full experience.Very sleek design and extremely easy to set up!! I did a lot of research on AirPod Pros while waiting for them to come in and one thing that really stood out was it was a bit more difficult to take them out of the case than the previous generations of AirPods. Simple trick is to use your index finger and thumb and gently push the AirPods forward! They come out super easy with this trick!Noise cancellation isn’t 100% but most things aren’t! To me it just makes everything sound like it’s really far away, which does the trick too!Depending on your music EQ setting you can change the way the music comes through the AirPods as well. Frankly I like the “Late Night” or “Bass Booster” settings.Music is crisp and clear. However, even using the “Bass Booster” EQ setting on my iPhone the AirPods don’t pack much punch in the bass department. This is why I only rated it 4 stars. Not a deal breaker for me, just would be nice to have a little added bass to songs.The earbuds and case came half charged, I plugged the case in and it seemed as if in no time they were fully charged!! Very impressed with this!One common thread I find AirPod Pro users talking about is the fit of the earbuds. They come with interchangeable silicone tips (small,medium, and large) but for some none of these silicone tips fit their ears just right. Luckily for me the small ones provide a good seal but do feel very slippery. I had them in and shook my head as hard as I could and they didn’t come out!Still very weary with this though as if you’re working out or your ear is wet this may cause them to be prone to slip out. There are some very good alternatives to this however. You can purchase memory foam tips which can form to the inside of your ears which would wick more moisture than the silicone and would not become slippery. You can insert the AirPods upside down in your ear, you can even use the right ear bud for your left ear and vice versa.Another tip I found was holding the back of your ear taught and inserting the bud as deep into the ear canal as you can. (The tips aren’t long so it won’t reach the delicate part of your inner ear) Hold the buds in place for a few seconds and then you get a better fit.I’ve found that some of these tricks help so I’m just relaying what I’ve learned to hopefully help someone else!!Overall very pleased with this purchase. I don’t think I would buy them full price just due to some issues I’ve mentioned above but on sale they’re a steal!!

  9. Michelle Vick

    First of all, I purchased this directly from Amazon. Look out for “Shipped & Sold by Amazon” – and you are guaranteed to receive a legitimate product. Other reviewers who are claiming that the product is counterfeit are probably purchasing from third party sellers.Let’s get to the review.I am someone who does not enjoy the “in-ear” style earbuds. The ones with rubber tips that you jam into your ear canals. They are usually uncomfortable and give me headaches. For this reason, I have stuck with the traditional EarPods and AirPods design.Taking the jump to purchase AirPods Pro wasn’t easy. It goes against all my beliefs and preferences for earphones. However, I must applaud Apple – because this is now my main listening device (previously an AirPods 2nd gen user). I learned that in-ear style buds cause me pain because of the build-up of pressure in the ear canal. The AirPods Pro have vents that regulate the pressure inside your ear, making it feel almost like the regular AirPods – invisible. If anything, I can wear these for hours until the battery dies, whereas the regular AirPods hurt after maybe an hour or so.Transparency mode and noise cancellation mode are easily switchable by holding the AirPods stem. I usually keep mine on Transparency mode, but it is nice to switch to noise cancellation mode for when my environment is too loud. FYI, the AirPods Pro come with different ear tips, so you will likely find one that will create the most optimal seal in your ear canal.As of writing this review, I purchased this on sale under $300 CAD. The fact that Apple makes their products work so well with each other is another reason that this is a good buy. If you have an iPhone/iPad, AppleTV, or MacBook, you can switch between devices so seamlessly – without re-pairing the AirPods each time. That is to say, my wife has used this with her Windows laptop and has no issues.Overall, I am glad I took the chance on these. Hoping to use this for many years to come.

  10. Taylor Flaglor

    Absolutely amazing quality. I am so impressed. The sound quality is WOW! The quiet of the noise canceling of the sound around me is really WOW too! The first time I put these on I was so shocked! I had no idea how much I was missing out. And the quality of build is also very impressive. Feels very durable and a solid build. Very comfortable in my ears (comes with 3 size options). And the buds hold a charge for many hours of play during the day. I’ve not had them die once on me yet. Nor the charge container that they sit inside. I’ve re-charged the buds twice in the case before recharging the case itself (tho they weren’t dead yet so I’m not sure how many charges u can get our of it it yet). They both (the pods and the case) charge really quickly. And the range I’ve gotten from my phone seems to be quite good. I can walk anywhere in my backyard like when I’m gardening etc (while my phone sits onthe patio table next to house). They even still work half down my driveway and into the front yard but cuts out when im at the front door of my house. Really recommended! Don’t see how they can disappoint!

  11. Zach T.

    As I sat on my computer today, perusing options to buy another set of Apple’s AirPods Pro, it dawned on me: it’s about time I write a review for these bad boys, because I’ve used mine almost daily for the past year-and-a-half. If you’re new to the world of Apple’s headphones and earbuds, you may not realize that Apple offers three options that will suit your needs much better than the standard, wired ear buds that come with some Apple products, like iPhones and iPods:1: Airpods, which are the wireless companion to the standard earbuds the you’ll find accompanying some Apple devices. These Airpods are the size of the standard earbuds, if you were to cut the cords off at the very base of the earbud stems. They come in a small, square-shaped charging case with round corners, which serves as a convenient storage location for your AirPods, and accepts the standard Lightning USB cable to charge.2: AirPods Pro, which have all of the features at the standard AirPods, plus a more comfortable fit, better sound quality, and two modes of sound augmentation, being a noise-canceling mode and a “Transparency mode”, which allows you to listen to your surroundings while you listen to your music, podcasts, or other media.3: Lastly, Apple added the Airpods Max to their fleet this year. These are over-the-ear headphones that offer similar features to the AirPods Pro, minus the charging case. You’ll find that these headphones have better noise-cancelation and sound quality than the AirPods at the cost of a larger profile and price tag.Please note: While the cases for the AirPods and AirPods Pro accept the lightning cable to charge, they can also be placed on a mag-safe charging pad to charge. With that said, I’ve only btested the AirPods Pro with the lightning cable, as I do not own a wireless charging pad.So, Let’s Focus on the AirPods Pro Keeping in mind that this post has no ties to any outside entity, so my opinions aren’t being skewed with the intent of pleasing an advertiser, I absolutely love my AirPods Pro, and I take them with me just about everywhere. I’m on my second pair, because they are easy to lose due to their compact case, but that small profile is also a big part of why I love these earbuds, so it’s a bit of a paradox. If you can see, this won’t be much of a problem for you, but if you’re visually-impaired, it’s another story. With that said, the AirPods Pro are capable of being used with Apple’s “Find My” app, but you have to be pretty close to the case for this feature to be beneficial if you have a visual impairment. Keep in mind that I’m also deaf in one ear, so your mileage may vary here, but I just don’t think the sound is strong enough to truly tout this as an outstanding feature; I’d say the “FindMy” capability is more of an afterthought that Apple added to increase the length of the “features” list for these earbuds. But I’ll save the rest of my opinions until the wrap-up at the bottom of this post. Let’s get into some facts.What’s in the box? First of all, the packaging for the AirPods Pro lives up to the standard we’ve come to know as Apple has grown into the Titan of a company that it is. It’s sleek, compact, and satisfying to open. Inside the box, you’ll find your AirPods Pro and accompanying charging case, three different sizes of the silicone tips that form the seal necessary for effective noise cancellation, one lightning to USB-C cable, and some documentation.Features With the price being around 80dollars more than the AirPods with charging case, it’s a no-brainer that the AirPods Pro are the better choice, whether you’re in need of noise cancellation or you just have an extra 80 bucks burning a hole in your pocket, and you’re about to see why.Comfort and Convenience Being someone who owns a pair of ears that don’t cooperate with standard Apple earbuds very well, the comfort and secure fit provided by the silicone tips of the AirPods Pro are almost at the top of my list when it comes to benefits of these earbuds. With only three size choices, you may feel that two different sizes provide the same level of comfort and sound quality, but the AirPods run a “fit test” during setup to determine which of the tips are the perfect fit for you. The only feature that tops the comfort of the AirPods Pro is their ability to seamlessly alternate between the noise cancellation and transparency modes. On top of these two stand-out features, Voiceover users won’t notice any latency between executing gestures on-screen and their devices’ TTS output, which is a somewhat common occurrence with other Bluetooth headphones.Noise Cancellation and Transparency ModeLiving in the heart of the city, I constantly switch between the two modes while I travel with my cane, as I come to street crossings and need to hear traffic, or when I’m on long spans of uninterrupted sidewalk, where I can block-out the sounds of the city while I make my way to my next crossing. And, while the noise cancellation of the AirPods Pro is incredible for their size, I do want to note that they don’t provide as much soundproofing as an over-the-ear headphone, like the Bose Noise Cancelling 700 Headphones. And if you’re curious, you can find my review of those headphones here.On the other hand, when in transparency mode, the AirPods utilize both their inward and outward-facing microphones to bypass the sound-masking that comes with having standard earbuds in your ears, leaving ones’ ability to hear their surroundings unimpeded. And when I say unimpeded, I mean it; when it comes to listening to my surroundings, the transparency mode provides a level of clarity I haven’t experienced with another pair of earbuds- and especially not with over-the-ear headphones.Sweatproof I also wear my AirPods Pro when I lift weights, and on my way both to and from my Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gym: Two times when there is a lot of sweat and a lot of movement, and so far, their sweat/splashproof design has withstood everything I’ve subjected them to. It’s not uncommon for me to wash them under a faucet, and again, they still work just fine. I haven’t submerged them into a vessel of water though, and Apple has outlined that this would surpass the limits of the AirPods resiliency.Battery life and Charging case While I haven’t been able to find any specific details as to the battery life of the charging case itself, one comparison article I found stated that the standard AirPods can be used for 4.5 hours before needing to be charged by their case, while the AirPos Pro will survive for 5.5 hours. Do keep in mind that these measurement are approximate, as the battery life may vary greatly, depending on distance from the connected device, volume level, mode, and many other factors.Alright, but how do they sound? My AirPods Pro deliver a surprising level of sound quality, whether I’m listening to audiobooks, podcasts, or music. They are undeniably the best pair of earbuds I’ve ever owned, and I’ve had a hard time transitioning back to standard Bluetooth earbuds at times when my Airpods Pro are charging. Spoken-word content sounds crisp and professional, with no fuzziness looming around the speaker’s voice, so I’m not often distracted by poor audio quality, unless I have an unstable wi-fi connection. And, the AirPods Pro even add an extra layer of depth to stories that have occasional music or sound effects entwined throughout their duration. Finally, when listening to music, the AirPods Pro have a surprising amount of power; I haven’t had the feeling that I’m missing any part of a song because of their bass output when in noise cancellation mode. However, When in noisier settings with other music in the background, like at a public gym, I do find myself longing for my aforementioned, over-the-ear Bose headphones, because I can hear too much of the gym’s music over my own.Wrapping Up If you know you want to buy a pair of wireless earbuds, I can’t recommend the AirPods Pro enough. While I do believe they are a tad pricey, inflated prices come with the territory when it comes to Apple products, and I feel like I’ve gotten my moneys worth from these earbuds. With that said, if you’ve decided it’s time to track-down a pair for yourself, I suggest shopping around. While prices fluctuate everywhere, several articles I’ve skimmed mentioned that Amazon occasionally offers much-better AirPods and AirPods Pro deals than Apple.

  12. J. Xavier

    Many, like I was, are very sceptical whether they are the real deal because of the price. I can assure you THEY ARE! If unsure, check their warranty coverage by typing in the serial number on the manufacturer’s web site to confirm.That aside these are a huge jump from their original predecessors. Firstly, and near most importantly for me, I was very concerned about their fit. Usual silicone in-air buds, because of their shape, would put pressure in my ear canal opening causing discomfort, sometimes pain, after some time. I could never get a good fit, thus causing them to fall out. These are revolutionary in terms of fit! The simple oval, rather than circular shape, feel much more contoured to the shape of the ear, giving a more comfortable, secure, and snug fit. No need for foam tips, and they don’t fall out! One huge pet peeve with their predecessors. Now understand, everyone’s ear shapes are different, so maybe try them out at their manufacturer’s store to test.Next, the audio from these guys are phenomenal, a huge jump from the AirPods. Because of the better seal from the silicone buds the sound is better contained, thus allowing you hear so much more. With that said, bass is strong, mids are well balanced and clear, the highs don’t scream overly high pitched noises. I’m no audiophile, but would say have a good ear for good audio and these are up there with the best. I must also mention the spacial audio is a phenomenal tech feature. To be able to hear sounds in their fixed or moving positions, no matter where you turn your head is truly an amazing feat. I look forward to hearing more music and video with this technology included.Now one of the best and newer features for earbuds for this company is the active noise cancelling. Awesome. Just brilliant. Audio is fully contained, external sound barely noticeable, and no issues with air pressure discomfort as I would often get with noise cancelling earphones. I have to say one of my favourite features is the audio transparency. Honestly there is hardly any difference whatsoever between hearing external sounds with these earbuds in or out of your ears. The only noticeable difference is when you talk. The internal vibrations of the head and thus the sound of your voice are augmented because they are contained with the seal of the earbuds in your ears. The same experience if you were to put your fingers in your ears. But this is expected.Overall a phenomenal pair of in-ear earphones, a full package in a small and compact package. Apple is known for taking a concept and making it great, if not the best. I have no disappointments in the wonderful audio experience these earphones give.

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Apple AirPods Pro

Apple AirPods Pro offer immersive sound, customizable fit, and Siri.

Highlights
AirPods Pro: Noise canceling, customizable fit, Siri access. 24+ hours of battery.
Pros

- Noise cancellation
- Comfortable fit
- Wireless charging

Cons

- Expensive
- Short battery life
- Easy to lose

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The Apple AirPods Pro is an exceptional wireless earbud that offers premium audio quality and unmatched comfort. With its advanced features and superior design, it’s no surprise that it’s considered one of the best products in the market today.

With active noise cancellation, these earbuds provide an immersive sound experience that lets you disconnect from the world around you. But when you need to stay connected, transparency mode makes it easy to do so. Plus, its customizable fit ensures maximum comfort and longevity with three sizes of silicone tips included. These earbuds are also sweat and water-resistant, making them perfect for any active lifestyle.

Other key features of the Apple AirPods Pro include adaptive EQ, which automatically tunes music to the unique shape of your ear, and seamless integration with all your Apple devices. With over 24 hours of battery life delivered by the Wireless Charging Case, you can enjoy your listening experience for longer than ever before. And with the simple voice command of “Hey Siri,” accessing your voice assistant has never been easier.

If you’re looking for the ultimate audio experience, the Apple AirPods Pro is the perfect solution.

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// FEATURES

  • Active noise cancellation for immersive sound
  • Transparency mode for hearing and connecting with the world
  • Customizable fit with three sizes of silicone tips
  • Sweat and water-resistant design
  • Adaptive EQ tunes music to the shape of your ear
  • Quick and easy setup with all Apple devices
  • Convenient Siri access with “Hey Siri”
  • 24+ hours of battery with Wireless Charging Case
  • // Q & A

    Why does it look like a hairdryer?

    The answers here are funny, but the real answer is that the dangling part is the battery. The nice thing about this Pro version is that the battery is much shorter -- the original AirPods looked like snot was hanging out of your ear. These are much more compact and subtle than that.

    How is call (mic) quality? (i currently use the plantronics 5200 which has amazing (mic) noice reduction)

    When it comes to others being able to hear you in noisy environments Nothing beats plantronics 5200 headsets. Only others comparable would be the fast food order taker style headset like the parrot ones. As far as sound quality for you as the wearer absolutely amazing. If you want people to hear you noisy environments Plantronics is better if you just want to be heard in quiet environments these will do perfectly fine and you get the greatness of audio also.

    Is the noise cancelling feature sufficient enough to drown out the sound of a lawnmower?

    Will it drown it out? No. Will it substantially lower the noise you perceive? Yes. Noise canceling on earbuds is REALLY good and blocking constant noises. A fan blowing, road noise from a car, etc. It’s less good at canceling sporadic, constantly changing noises, though it does help with those as well.

    Can this airpods pro connect to huawei or samsung?

    i have found that after the airpod shows as being connected and is active on my Google Pixel, if I close the wireless case, the airpod is disconnected. Why is this happening? I thought this was compatible with Android.

    What exactly comes in the box when purchasing air pods pro? if i purchased them as a gift for christmas, will the recipient need something else?

    Well it comes with the charge cable that you can plug into a macbook, but it does not come with an adapter that you can plug into the wall. So if the person you are buying this for does not own a lightning charging cable with adapter (comes with iPhone) or a macbook, or a wireless charging pad, then you will need to buy them one so they can charge their airpods. This is only likely a problem if you are buying these headphones for an android user. I for example have to charge my airpod pros with my iPhone charging cord & adapter (wall-plug).


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    Warranty (Year)1
    ColorWhite
    Release Date2019-10-30T00:00:01Z
    SizeOne Size
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