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Apple AirPods are now available

By Patrick Alcantara - on 14 Dec 2016, 12:20pm

Apple AirPods are now available

Apple's anticipated earplugs – the AirPods – are now available in Apple.com, and will start hitting the shelves of Apple Stores and Authorized Resellers next week.

The AirPods introduce an effortless, wireless listening experience packed with high-quality audio and long battery life. These magical wireless headphones use advanced technology to reinvent how we listen to music, make phone calls, enjoy TV shows and movies, play games and interact with Siri, providing a wireless audio experience not possible before.

The AirPods are immediately set up with all the devices signed into your iCloud account, including your Apple Watch, iPad and Mac. Advanced sensors detect when AirPods are in your ear and can automatically play and pause your music. Double tapping on AirPods activates Siri, allowing you to access your favorite personal assistant to select and control your music, get directions, make and receive calls or perform any other Siri task.

This revolutionary experience is enabled by the new ultra-low power Apple W1 chip, which enables AirPods to deliver high-quality audio and industry-leading battery life in a completely wireless design. AirPods deliver up to five hours of listening time on one charge while the custom-designed charging case holds additional charges for an industry-leading total of more than 24 hours of listening time, ensuring AirPods are charged and ready to go whenever you are.

The AirPods, including the charging case, are said to be priced at USD 159 (approximately PhP 8,000).

Source: Apple