Apple AirPods

80

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.

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
Apple

AirPods

Engadget

80

Critics

10 reviews

75

AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE

Users

3 reviews

90

AVERAGE USER SCORE
View All Critic & User Reviews
Login to Write a Review

Key Specs

TYPE
Earbud
CHANNELS
Stereo
CONNECTIONS
Wireless

Featured Videos

  • Samsung Galaxy S21 review: The best Android phone for the money

  • Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra review: A capable but costly flagship

  • More from Apple

    Sponsored Links