The AirPods will forever change the way you use your headphones. When you extract from the charging case, light up instantly by connecting to your iPhone, iPad or Mac Apple Watch;1 the audio part not just wear them and pauses when taking them off. They make all their own, automatically. If you want to adjust the volume, change the song, call or maybe get directions, just double tap to activate Siri.
Thanks to the exclusive Apple chip W1, earphones AirPods know when to wear them, because the optical sensors and an accelerometer detects motion on contact with the ear. The chip W1 automatically activates the microphone and directs both headsets audio, or just the one you’re using. And when you talk on the phone or with Siri, a second accelerometer joins beam forming microphones to mute background noise and enhance the sound of your voice. The W1 is a low-power chip so brilliant at handling the battery that the AirPods reach a record well 5 hours uninterrupted listening on a single charge.2 And are made to accompany you everywhere: the housing allows you to reload several times, for a total of more than 24 hours of listening.3 Need a refill? 15 minutes in case they give you 3 more hours of battery life.4