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We’re heading into summer and all the lovely outdoors that goes with it, which means it’s time for you to finally grab the Apple AirPods Pro you’ve had your eye on. Another reason to make that change now: they’re only $175 – that’s $75 off! — in the Amazon.
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$249 on Amazon
How does the AirPods Pro compare to previous models?
Good question. For one, they are customizable. Big ears? Little Ears? No problems. While previous iterations of the AirPod subscribed to a one-size-fits-all approach, these high-end professionals provide a special ‘Ear Tip Fit Test’ so you can learn which size is best for you and your unique ear shape.
Apple also redesigned these buds with a silicone tip for a snug fit, so they feel better in your ear and won’t slip out mid-workout.
Unlike previous versions of the iconic buds, the AirPods Pro have active noise cancellation to block out almost all ambient and background conversations. “Sound quality is great, noise cancellation is good too,” wrote a five-star reviewer. “They also automatically pair and power up when you open the case.”
Said another happy Amazon customer: “For noise canceling, they’re more effective than I thought they would be. They’re the best at blocking white noise – bus engines, office sounds, fans, etc. They’re good at voices if it’s just people talking in a group at a normal volume.”
“AirPods have never been better. These little things pack […] one punch!” wrote one happy Amazon customer. “Audio quality is insane.”
A fellow fan praised all the features you get with these headphones. “These are by far the best of anything I’ve used so far because of size as well as feature set,” they wrote. “What confuses and amazes me is the spatial feature. I started looking around after I started listening to an audiobook with this feature. It’s like the narrator is behind and all around. Scary…. This is a quantum leap over other products.”
Ease of Use for Apple Lovers
The new headphones offer a seamless wireless sync experience with virtually any Apple device, including iPhone, iPad, MacBook, iMac and more.
But the usefulness of these buttons goes far beyond the Appleverse: they can also pair with Android smartphones or tablets and Windows 10 laptops and desktops via Bluetooth.
The AirPods Pro are also a revelation in the battery life department – 5.5 hours compared to the previous model’s 3.5 hours. And you can put them in the included wireless charging case to power them up for another 24 hours of power.
“The battery life is excellent. I haven’t charged them more than once in the last month using them once every few nights for an hour or so,” added another Amazon shopper.
“Can I give these 10 stars?” said a fan. “The audio and microphone quality is amazing. They automatically turn on when you put them in your ears; even if it’s in the middle of a conversation, they connect and the audio changes automatically. I couldn’t be happier about that.”
Apple’s AirPods Pro are a huge step forward in audio quality. And with the bells and whistles that entry-level AirPods just don’t have, we think they’re worth it.
$249 on Amazon
We would be remiss if we didn’t mention this other big deal. The third generation of Apple AirPods is ALSO on sale! They have all the same wonderful features as the AirPods Pro, but you get up to six hours of listening time with this iteration, and up to 30 hours of total listening time when kept in the MagSafe charging case.
More than 22,800 people can also attest to its perfection.
“The sound quality is excellent,” reports one buyer. “The case will continue to charge the AirPods for several days, needing recharging. I use mine every day at work. I put one AirPod in my ear and it lasts up to 6 hours before having to put the other one on for the rest of the day. I love the way Siri prepares my messages for me. I can also use a lot of commands like playing my music etc. I loved mine so much I bought another pair for my husband and our son for his birthday. I will definitely buy again for our other kids this year for your birthdays.”
$179 on Amazon
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