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Apple AirPods

from  $159+

    Apple AirPods

    from  $159+
    from  $159+
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    80 Engadget Score
    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
    80

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

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    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Engadget Review

    With Apple kissing the standard headphone jack goodbye, it's hoping people will buy these completely wireless earbuds instead. They're elegant in some ways, with a simple pairing process and good voice-call quality. It's too bad that Apple otherwise fell short in the sound department, and that you're forced to talk to Siri to get just about everything done. Still, while this first attempt missed the mark, the concept has plenty of potential.

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    Pros
    • Dead-simple to set up
    • Siri and calls work very well
    • Solid battery life
    Cons
    • Controls aren't flexible enough
    • Mediocre audio quality
    • EarPods-inspired design isn't for everyone

    Reviews

    75
     
    Average Critic Score
    Critic Reviews 10
    90
     
    Average User Score
    User Reviews 2
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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Type
    Earbud
    Channels
    Stereo
    Connections
    Wireless

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    80 Engadget Score
    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
    80

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

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Scores

    Engadget

    80
     

    User Reviews

    80
    Nexus458
    SOUND I've had these for about three weeks now, and they're pretty good. They're...read more
    100
    julez29192
    The 10/10 rating is a bit forced with these sliders here, because to me "Noise...read more
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