September 12, 2023
Apple introduces new AirPods Professional (2nd era) with USB‐C charging capabilities
iOS 17 brings new audio experiences to all AirPods Professional (2nd era)
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA Apple immediately introduced AirPods Pro (2nd generation) with MagSafe Charging (USB‑C), making the world’s hottest headphones even higher. AirPods Professional (2nd era) proceed to revolutionize private audio by delivering unimaginable sound high quality, as much as double the Lively Noise Cancellation of their predecessor, a complicated Transparency mode, a extra immersive Spatial Audio expertise, and an expanded vary of ear tip sizes for a good higher match. AirPods Professional (2nd era) are upgraded with USB‑C charging capabilities, further mud resistance, and Lossless Audio with Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional. With iOS 17, all AirPods Professional (2nd era) degree up with entry to new audio experiences like Adaptive Audio and Dialog Consciousness.1
AirPods Professional (2nd era) with MagSafe Charging Case (USB‐C) can be obtainable to order beginning immediately, with availability in shops starting Friday, September 22.
Added Comfort and Sturdiness
The brand new AirPods Professional are up to date with a USB‐C connector, so it’s straightforward to make use of a single cable to cost Mac, iPad, AirPods, and the iPhone 15 lineup. Customers may even cost AirPods immediately with iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Professional, and iPhone 15 Professional Max, which additionally include a USB‐C connector.
An improved IP54 score for the earbuds and case additionally affords further mud resistance, so customers can convey them on their favourite rugged adventures.
Introducing Lossless Audio with Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional
AirPods Professional (2nd era) with MagSafe Charging Case (USB‑C) will allow Lossless Audio with ultra-low latency to ship the proper true wi-fi resolution with Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional.2 The H2 chip within the newest AirPods Professional and Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional, mixed with a groundbreaking wi-fi audio protocol, unlocks highly effective 20-bit, 48 kHz Lossless Audio with an enormous discount in audio latency.
When Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional is obtainable early subsequent 12 months within the U.S., clients will have the ability to take pleasure in essentially the most superior wi-fi audio expertise within the trade with the brand new AirPods Professional for distinctive leisure, gaming, FaceTime calls, and a lot extra.
New Options with iOS 17
All AirPods Professional (2nd era) achieve thrilling features and capabilities with iOS 17, together with:1
- Adaptive Audio: This new listening mode dynamically blends Transparency mode and Lively Noise Cancellation, adjusting the noise management based mostly on the sound in a person’s atmosphere. The breakthrough expertise, unlocked by superior computational audio, permits customers to remain conscious of their environment, whereas distracting noises — like group chitchat on the workplace, a vacuum at house, or the din of an area espresso store — are diminished.
- Dialog Consciousness: When a person begins chatting with somebody close by — whether or not they’re having a fast dialog with a colleague or ordering lunch at a restaurant — Dialog Consciousness helps to decrease the content material quantity, improve the voices in entrance of the person, and cut back background noise.
- Personalised Quantity: Utilizing machine studying to grasp environmental situations and quantity picks, Personalised Quantity robotically fine-tunes the listening expertise for customers based mostly on their preferences over time.
Higher for the Atmosphere
The brand new AirPods Professional are designed with quite a few supplies and options to attenuate their influence on the atmosphere, together with the usage of 100% recycled uncommon earth parts in all magnets and 100% recycled gold within the plating of a number of printed circuit boards. The case additionally makes use of 100% recycled tin within the solder of the principle logic board and 100% recycled aluminum within the hinge. AirPods Professional (2nd era) are free of probably dangerous substances corresponding to mercury, BFRs, PVC, and beryllium. Redesigned packaging eliminates the outer plastic wrap, and 90 % or extra of the packaging is made utilizing fiber-based supplies, bringing Apple nearer to its objective of fully eradicating plastic from all packaging by 2025.
In the present day, Apple is carbon impartial for world company operations, and by 2030, plans to be 100% carbon impartial throughout its whole manufacturing provide chain and all product life cycles. Because of this each Apple machine bought, from part manufacturing, meeting, transport, buyer use, charging, during recycling and materials restoration, could have net-zero local weather influence.
Pricing and Availability
- AirPods Professional (2nd era) with MagSafe Charging Case (USB‐C) can be obtainable for $249 (U.S.) from apple.com/store and within the Apple Retailer app within the U.S. and greater than 30 different nations and areas beginning Friday, September 22.
- EarPods (USB‐C) can be obtainable to order immediately for $19 (U.S.) from apple.com/store and within the Apple Retailer app within the U.S. and greater than 30 different nations and areas.
- Clients can engrave AirPods Professional with a mixture of emoji, names, initials, and numbers free of charge, solely on the Apple Store Online.
- New subscribers can get Apple Music free for six months with the acquisition of any AirPods, AirPods Professional, or AirPods Max. See apple.com/promo for particulars.
- For full function performance, use AirPods Professional (2nd era) with MagSafe Charging Case (USB‑C) paired with an Apple machine operating the newest working system software program.
Apple revolutionized private know-how with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. In the present day, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. Apple’s 5 software program platforms — iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — present seamless experiences throughout all Apple units and empower individuals with breakthrough providers together with the App Retailer, Apple Music, Apple Pay, and iCloud. Apple’s greater than 100,000 workers are devoted to creating the most effective merchandise on earth, and to leaving the world higher than we discovered it.
- Obtainable for AirPods Professional (2nd era) fashions with MagSafe Charging Case (USB‐C) and AirPods Professional (2nd era) fashions with Lightning Charging Case.
- Lossless Audio solely works when related to Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional. Availability varies by area.
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