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Apple unveils new AirPods 3

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  • New AirPods, with the branding AirPods 3, have recently been unveiled at Apple’s “Unleashed” event.
  • AirPods 3 looks quite similar to AirPods Pro, with a shorter stem, an in-ear design, and a new battery case.

Cupertino has unveiled their long-awaited AirPods upgrade, the next-generation AirPods 3. The new AirPods will be able to use Spatial Audio, something which until today was only exclusive to the AirPods Pro. Apple adds that the new AirPods have a new contour design, which is made to fit any ear-shape. Apple claims that they have up to 6 hours of playback audio. And are now capable of giving 1 hour of Playback time with a 5 minute charge. The new AirPods will be $179, with orders being processed as soon as today. Here’s what Apple had to say:

AirPods forever changed wireless headphones with their groundbreaking design, incredible sound, and magical experience,” said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “We are excited to introduce the next generation of AirPods, featuring unrivaled sound through Adaptive EQ and spatial audio with dynamic head tracking, along with seamless interaction between Apple devices — making the world’s best-selling headphones even better.

The new design of AirPods is lightweight and contoured, sitting at just the right angle for comfort and to direct audio into the ear. For a more subtle appearance, the stem is shorter than the previous generation and features the same intuitive force sensor as AirPods Pro for media control. The new AirPods are resistant to both sweat and water, with an IPX4 rating for both the earbuds and the charging case.



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