We’re a few months away from clear weather, falling leaves and lovely long walks, which means it’s time to finally grab those Apple AirPods Pros you’ve been eyeing. Another reason to make this move right now: They’re down to $180 — nearly $70 off — on Amazon.
Apple Apple AirPods Pro
$180 on Amazon
Active Noise Cancellation blocks out outside noise so you can immerse yourself in music, podcasts or whatever makes you happy. Get up to 24 hours of listening time on a single charge. In addition, this model is waterproof and sweat-resistant.
How do AirPods Pro compare to previous models?
Good question. For one, they are customizable. Big ears? SMALL ears; No problem. While previous AirPod iterations subscribed to a one-size-fits-all approach, these cutting-edge pros provide a special “Ear Tip Fit Test” so you can find out which size is best for you and your unique ear shape.
Apple also redesigned these silicone-tipped buds for a comfortable fit, so they feel better in your ear and won’t slip off mid-workout.
Unlike previous versions of the iconic buds, AirPods Pro feature active noise cancellation to block out almost all ambient and background chatter. “Sound quality is great, noise cancellation is also good,” wrote one five-star reviewer. “Also, they pair and turn on automatically when you open the case.”
Said another satisfied Amazon buyer, “For noise cancellation, they are more effective than I thought they would be. They are better at blocking out white noise – bus engines, office sounds, fans, etc. They are good at voices , if it’s just people talking in a group at normal volume.”
AirPods have never been better […] a punch!” wrote one happy Amazon customer. “The sound quality is insane.”
A fellow fan raved about all the possibilities you get with these headphones. “These are by far the best of anything I’ve used so far because of the size and also the feature set,” they wrote. “What blows my mind and boggles my mind is the spatial feature. I started looking around after I started listening to an audiobook with this feature on. It’s like the narrator is behind and around. Scary… This is a quantum leap over other products.”
Ease of use for Apple lovers
The new headphones offer a seamless wireless sync experience with almost any Apple device — including iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, iMacs and more.
But the usefulness of these buds extends far beyond the Appleverse: They’ll also pair with Android smartphones or tablets, not to mention Windows 10 laptops and desktops via Bluetooth.
The AirPods Pro are also a revelation in the battery life department — 5.5 hours compared to the previous model’s 3.5 hours. And you can drop them into their included wireless charging case for an extra 24 hours of power.
“Battery life is great. I haven’t charged them more than once in the last month using them once every few nights for about an hour,” added another Amazon shopper.
“Can I give this 10 stars?” wrote a very satisfied customer. “The sound and quality of the microphone is amazing. They turn on automatically when you put them in your ears. Even if they’re in the middle of a conversation, they connect and the sound changes automatically. I couldn’t be happier with them.”
Apple’s AirPods Pro are a big step up in sound quality. And with the bells and whistles that the basic AirPods just don’t have, we think they’re worth it.
If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not a member yet? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)
The reviews listed above reflect the latest versions at the time of publication.
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