Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
Apple H1 headphone chip
AirPods (3rd Generation)
Product Brand: Apple
- Improved sound quality compared to previous models.
- New contoured design for better fit and comfort.
- Active noise cancellation for immersive listening experience.
- Spatial Audio technology for 3D sound.
- Long battery life with up to 6 hours of listening time.
- Wireless charging case included.
- Quick and easy pairing with Apple devices.
- Siri voice control functionality.
- Find My app compatibility for easy location tracking.
- Expensive compared to other wireless earbuds.
- No volume control on earbuds themselves.
- No water resistance rating.
- Limited customization options for controls.
- Compatibility may be limited with non-Apple devices.
Apple announced the third generation of AirPods on October 18, 2021. They feature an external redesign with shorter stems similar to AirPods Pro and use similar force touch controls.
They include support for spatial audio and Dolby Atmos, IPX4 water resistance, skin detection and a case supporting MagSafe charging. Apple claims increased battery life, with AirPods lasting six hours and the charging case providing up to 30 hours.
Pre-orders of the third-generation AirPods began on October 18, 2021. The third generation AirPods were released on October 26, 2021, priced at $179.
The model numbers for the third-generation AirPods are A2565 and A2564.
Full Technical Specifications
|Announced||18 October, 2021|
|Released||26 October, 2021|
|System on a chip||Apple H1 headphone chip|
|Audio Technology Features||
Custom high-excursion Apple driver
Custom high dynamic range amplifier
Spatial audio with dynamic head tracking1
|Model number||A2564 (Left AirPod) A2565 (Right AirPod) A2566 (MagSafe case)|
|Sweat and Water Resistant||Yes, sweat and water resistant (IPX4)|
Tap once to play, pause, or answer a phone call
Tap twice to skip forward
Tap three times to skip back
Tap and hold for Siri
Say “Hey Siri” to do things like play a song, make a call, or get directions
|Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.||
Dual beamforming microphones
|Size and Weight (Each)||
Height: 1.21 inch (30.79 mm)
Width: 0.72 inch (18.26 mm)
Depth: 0.76 inch (19.21 mm)
Weight: 0.15 ounce (4.28 grams)
Height: 1.83 inch (46.40 mm)
Width: 2.14 inch (54.40 mm)
Depth: 0.84 inch (21.38 mm)
Weight: 1.34 ounces (37.91 grams)
|Charging Case||Works with MagSafe charger, Qi-certified chargers, or the Lightning connector|
|In the Box||AirPods, MagSafe Charging Case, Lightning to USB-C Cable, Documentation|
iPhone and iPod touch models with the latest version of iOS
iPad models with the latest version of iPadOS
Apple Watch models with the latest version of watchOS
Mac models with the latest version of macOS
Apple TV models with the latest version of tvOS
Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new AirPods.
Live Listen audio
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|Bluetooth Features Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.||Yes|
|Bluetooth Codec Support||SBC,AAC|
|Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.||Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)|
|Battery Life (Hrs)||
Up to 6 hours of listening time with a single charge (up to 5 hours with spatial audio enabled)
Up to 4 hours of talk time with a single charge
|Battery Life (Hrs) Earpieces Only||6|
|Battery Life (Hrs) AirPods with MagSafe Charging Case Total||
Up to 30 hours of listening time
Up to 20 hours of talk time
5 minutes in the case provides around 1 hour of listening time or around 1 hour of talk time
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