Apple has introduced new additions to its product lineup at the iPhone 15 launch event, including the second-generation AirPods Pro 2nd Gen with a USB-C charging case and wired EarPods featuring a USB-C connector.
The second generation AirPods Pro now have a MagSafe Case with a USB-C port, a speaker, and a lanyard loop. They use the Apple H2 headphone chip and the Apple U1 chip in the MagSafe USB-C Charging Case. You can control them with touch and voice commands.
They have Bluetooth 5.3, Adaptive EQ, and for phone calls, they have two microphones that can focus on your voice. These new AirPods Pro support Personalized Spatial Audio, which makes the sound feel like it’s coming from different directions.
They also have Active Noise Cancellation and Transparency mode to control how much outside noise you hear. With Active Noise Cancellation, you can listen for up to 6 hours, and with the case, you get up to 30 hours of listening time. They’re also resistant to dust, sweat, and water with an IP54 rating.
Quick specifications: Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) with MagSafe Case (USB‑C)
- Custom high-excursion Apple driver with high dynamic range amplifier
- Active Noise Cancellation
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.3 wireless technology
- Personalized Spatial Audio with dynamic head tracking
- In case speaker, Conversation Boost, Precision Finding
- Adaptive Transparency, Adaptive EQ
- Sensors: Dual beamforming microphones, Inward-facing microphone,
- Skin-detect sensor, Motion-detecting accelerometer, Speech-detecting accelerometer and Touch control
- Chipset: Apple H2 headphone chip; Apple U1 chip in MagSafe Charging Case
- Sweat and Water Resistant: IPX4 both the AirPods Pro and charging case
- Battery life – AirPods Pro: Up to 6hrs of playback time; Up to 4.5hrs of talk time (with Spatial Audio and Head Tracking enabled)
- Battery life – AirPods Pro with MagSafe USB-C Charging Case: Up to 30 hours of listening time; Up to 24 hours of talk time
- 5 minutes in the case provides around 1 hour of listening time or around 1 hour of talk time
Pricing and availability
You can order the second-generation AirPods Pro with a MagSafe Case (USB-C) today for Rs. 24,900. They will be in stores starting September 22, 2023. However, it seems that the case is not available for separate purchase right now.