Apple AirPods go Pro with noise-cancelling feature

Apple AirPods go Pro with noise-cancelling feature
The new AirPods Pro will be available this Wednesday and has a price tag of Dh999.

Dubai - New audio device comes with transparency mode, force sensor for controls



By Alvin R. Cabral

Published: Mon 28 Oct 2019, 7:52 PM

Last updated: Sun 3 Nov 2019, 1:55 PM

After the newest high-end iPhones sounded off with the 'Pro' tag, Apple decided to let you 'hear' it further.
The company on Monday announced the release of the new AirPods Pro, which now comes with an active noise-cancellation feature that is tipped to rival other top-end audio devices.
The AirPods line-up is the first and so far only wearable audio device from Apple. They debuted in 2016; earlier this year, a version with a wireless charging case was released.
Apple has repeatedly said during its quarterly conference calls that the AirPods are among its top-rated products and are the "best-selling headphones in the world", Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice-president of worldwide marketing, said in a statement.
The AirPods Pro has with adaptive EQ, fit comfortably with flexible ear tips and have a unique take on active noise cancellation, plus transparency mode.
"We think customers are going to love this new addition to the AirPods family," Schiller added.
The AirPods Pro retains its in-ear design, but now comes with swappable silicone eartips. They are sweat- and water-resistant and even more lightweight.
Another new feature is the force sensor on its stem, which allows a user to switch between noise cancellation and transparency modes, plus cycle through music tracks and handle calls.
It also has a feature in which opening its charging case and tapping it connects it to all of a user's devices signed into an his or her iCloud account. The device promises up to 24 hours of use.
The AirPods Pro is available to order on Apple.com and the Apple Store app starting today and in stores beginning October 30. It is priced at Dh999.
- alvin@khaleejtimes.com


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