Published On: Wed, Dec 16th, 2020

Apple announces $549 over-ear headphones, a AirPods Max

The AirPods Max are fasten a AirPods and AirPods Pro in Apple’s audio appendage lineup. As we can see on a photo, Apple is releasing a initial over-ear headphones underneath a AirPods brand.

The wireless headphones underline active sound termination and cost $549. With this product, Apple competes directly with Sony’s and Bose’s wireless headphones — a Sony WH-1000XM4 and Bose 700. Pre-orders start currently and they’ll boat on Dec 15.

This isn’t a company’s initial over-ear headphones as Apple acquired Beats behind in 2014. Apple has expelled new Beats headphones over a past few years. For instance, final year, Apple expelled a Beats Solo Pro, wireless headphones that underline Apple’s H1 chip and cost $300. They also have active sound cancellation.

The AirPods Max come in mixed colors — silver, space gray, sky blue, pinkish and green. They are foldable and can be stored in a box — or, as Apple calls it, a Smart Case. When we put your headphones in a case, a device enters an ultra-low energy state — but that’s about it. Apple promises 20 hours of battery life.

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Powered by Apple’s H1 chip with 10 audio cores, they move many of a facilities that we can find in a AirPods Pro — active sound cancellation, clarity mode, spatial audio and adaptive EQ. The wipe is done of immaculate steel, that substantially explains a pricing strategy. The tip rope is a stretchable mesh. The ear cushions try to emanate a sign interjection to memory foam.

In further to a sound control button, there’s an Apple Watch digital crown, that lets we adjust a volume, skip tracks, etc. Inside a device, you’ll find 40-mm energetic drivers. Combined with computational audio and a twin neodymium ring magnet motor, Apple promises really small distorsion and high peculiarity sound.

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If you’re not informed with Adaptive EQ, a underline was creatively introduced with a AirPods Pro. The device uses microphones to adjust a sound formed on a fit and sign of a headphones or earbuds.

When it comes to active sound cancellation, a AirPods Max use 3 outward-facing microphones on any ear cup. When we span a AirPods Max with an iPhone or iPad, Apple uses a gyroscope and accelerometer in both inclination to review suit information and broach sound in 5.1, 7.1 and Dolby Atmos. Music also automatically stops when we mislay a AirPods Max.

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