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Apple Airpods (2019)

Apple Airpods (2019)

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Apple AirPods (2019) Review: Small improvements

Apple AirPods (2019) Review: Small improvements

Posted   04.03.19
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84 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Engadget Review

Apple’s updated AirPods don’t pack many thrilling upgrades, but the improvements they did get make for more seamless, convenient use. Because of that, little about the new AirPods are worth the upgrade for existing owners — that is, of course, unless their batteries are starting to go south. Even so, Apple has smoothed down enough of the originals’ rough spots that they’re a fantastic option for iOS users who are more concerned with ease-of-use than stunning sound quality.

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Pros
  • Improved wireless performance
  • Same solid battery life
  • Supports wireless charging if you’re into that
Cons
  • In-ear fit isn’t for everyone
  • No meaningful change to sound quality
  • Wireless charging is slow

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Type
Earbud
Connections
Wireless, Other
Type
Connections
Earbud
Wireless, Other

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84 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

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