Apple on September 7 (Wednesday) unveiled the new AirPods Pro 2 at the Far Out event. The new AirPods come with a claim of a great in-ear fit that passive noise reduction. There are four ear tips, including a new XS ear tip. The starting price of the second-gen AirPods Pro is Rs 26,900 in India. It would become available for preorder starting September 9 and it would be available in physical stores starting September 23.
Apple has added what it calls a new “transparency mode” which brings it to the next level with adaptive transparency. It reduces the volume of environmental noise such as construction.
The AirPods Pro 2 also come with a longer battery life, with up to six hours of listening time from a single charge. This is a 33 per cent increase over the original AirPods Pro. The charging case of the AirPods Pro 2 offers up to 30 hours of total listening time, which is up six hours.
The AirPods Pro 2 come with touch control for media playback and volume adjustments which can be done right from the stems. Powering the new AirPods is the new H2 chip which has support for Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) with “advanced computation audio”.
With the ew AirPods Pro 2, the charging case helps you find it using “Find Me”. Speaker has been added to the bottom of the charging case, to allow for louder tones such as pairing, low battery, and when charging has begun.
There’s also personalised spatial audio which can be accessed using TrueDepth camera that creates a personal profile for spatial audio based on the size and shape of your head and ears.