AirPods Pro. Active Noise Cancellation for immersive sound. Transparency mode to hear what’s happening around you. And three sizes of silicone tips for a customizable fit. It’s magic like you’ve never heard. Order online now. Available in stores October 30.
In addition to playing audio, AirPods feature a built-in microphone that filters out background noise, which allows taking phone calls and talking to Apple’s digital assistant, Siri. Additionally, built-in accelerometers and optical sensors can detect taps (e.g. double-tap to pause audio) and in-ear placement, which enables automatic pausing when they are taken out of the ears.
On March 20, 2019, Apple released the second generation AirPods, which feature the H1 chip, longer talk time, and hands-free “Hey Siri” support. An optional wireless charging case was added in the offerings.
Apple announced AirPods Pro on October 28, 2019, which will be released on October 30. They boast a slimmer design, Active Noise Cancellation, Adaptive EQ, and a new charging case.