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Apples AirPods Pro are back on sale for $ 190 on Woot just over a week after being given out by the Amazon-owned online retailer. While sporadic $ 249 headphone deals are the norm, they tend to sell out quickly as they remain a must-have for iOS devotees looking for high-quality sound.
Chances are you are already familiar with AirPods Pro, so take this as a recap for cheap seats. The brand’s all-white headphones deliver excellent wireless sound, thanks to Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) and silicone ear tips available in three sizes to help “seal in” the sound. For those who are stuck in the Apple ecosystem, there is the added benefit of quick pairing that lets you connect quickly and easily switch between your MacBook, iPhone, and iPad. Plus, their IPX4 rating means they’re sweat and water resistant, making them a good choice for the gym or home workouts.
In terms of design, Apple has shortened the stem of the Pro earphones to make them more compact compared to the entry level. AirPods. It has also widened and shortened the case which gives you about an hour of use with five minutes of charging. Overall, the battery life lasts for five hours, but drops to 4.5 hours of listening time or 3.5 hours of talk time when you turn on ANC.
While reports started to emerge refreshed AirPods slated for this year, these will inevitably cost more upfront. So if you need a replacement pair of headphones now, or are ready to upgrade to the original AirPods, the Pros are still your best bet.
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