Apple just released rumors about the AirPods Pro's noise suppression – not with a product event in October, but via a press release. Premium earbuds are set for release on October 30 for $ 249. They are ready for pre-order today. And yes, they still only come in white.
Apple has built in microphones in AirPods Pro that detect external sound, and then the earbuds override it. The system used here sounds a lot like the noise suppression in the new Beats Solo Pro headphones, just miniaturized to a much smaller form factor. Apple says noise cancellation is adjusted up to 200 times per second.
AirPods Pro has a transparency mode that will allow you to hear your surroundings while wearing them. The headphones have a "power sensor" that you can use to control music playback and activate transparency mode.
The company promises fantastic sound quality from AirPods Pro for the price of $ 249. They have a feature called "Adaptive EQ" that "automatically tunes music to your ear shape."
Unlike current AirPods, they will come with flexible ear tips for a more secure, sealed ear fit. Three sizes of silicone nozzles are included in the box. Apple even says there is a software audio test that can tell you whether you have chosen the right tip by "measure the ear volume and compare it to what comes from the speaker driver." This should reduce any assumptions or confusion. for customers.
Like the second-generation AirPods, AirPods Pro supports wireless charging and free Hey Siri voice commands. Apple says they get about 4.5 hours of uninterrupted battery life. (You can see that active noise cancellation takes a little charge there.) But as usual with AirPods, the case has enough extra battery for about 24 hours total listening time, including those recharges.
AirPods Pro are sweat and water resistant – get ready to start seeing them in gyms everywhere – and they include an "extended microphone network port that enhances clarity in conversations in windy conditions."
they charge via the Lightning connector, but now come with a Lightning to USB-C cable in the box.
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