- New AirPods Pro have been announced.
- The AirPods Pro 2nd generation offer improved battery life, and better active noise cancellation.
- The new AirPods Pro are priced at Rs 26,900 in India.
Apple on Wednesday announced the new AirPods Pro after the Apple Watch Series 8, Watch SE, and Watch Ultra. The 2nd generation AirPods Pro come with a similar design language as their predecessor but with some upgrades to the hardware to deliver better audio quality, improved active noise cancellation, and touch controls. The new AirPods Pro also offer improved battery life and the charging case now supports the Apple Watch charger as well.
AirPods Pro 2nd generation price in India, sale date
The new AirPods Pro are priced at Rs 26,900. The wireless earphones will be up for pre-orders from September 9th and will go on sale in India from September 23rd. The AirPods 3rd generation with Lightning Charging Case are now available for Rs 19,900 while the ones with MagSafe Charging Case come for Rs 20,900.
AirPods Pro 2nd generation features, specifications
Apple AirPods Pro 2nd generation come with a new H2 chipset. The new chipset delivers advanced audio, improved active noise cancellation, and Transparency mode. Spatial Audio is of course supported on the new AirPods Pro. But the company is taking it a step further with Personalised Spatial Audio. Users can use the iPhone’s TrueDepth camera to create a personal profile for Spatial Audio that is tuned just for them. Adaptive Transparency is a new feature that can greatly reduce loud environmental noise in real-time with the power of the H2 chip.
New touch controls have been introduced to offer more ways to control music playback and calls. A swipe up or down on the stem enables quick volume adjustments while pressing the stem allows you the change the music, answer phone calls, and more, or say “Hey Siri” to make requests hands-free.
The new AirPods Pro come with longer battery life with up to 6 hours battery life on a single charge and up to 30 hours with the charging case.
Bob Borchers, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing said, “The new AirPods Pro deliver even better sound quality, a more immersive listening experience with Personalised Spatial Audio, and transformative audio features like Adaptive Transparency. With up to double the noise-cancelling power of their predecessor, the world’s bestselling wireless headphones just got even better.”