Apple introduces its newest TWS earphones, the AirPods 3 which comes with a new design. Consumers have been waiting for the latest series of AirPods. Rumors about the device have been circulating since the beginning of the year. However, Apple only introduced its newest series towards the end of 2021. And also not as a successor to the AirPods Pro.
Greg Joswiak, the Senior Vice President for Worldwide Marketing, Apple said that the latest AirPods also bring excellent features. One of them is Adaptive EQ to spatial audio which is claimed to be the next best-selling wireless earphone in the world.
Has AirPods Max’s Audio Features
The design of these earphones looks like the result of combining two other AirPods series designs. The earbuds are similar to the Pro version even without the eartips. While the stem section is made shorter with a complete control method for the Pro variant. This device is also IPX4 certified which means that both the earbuds and the case are splash-resistant.
For audio quality, custom drivers are paired with amplifiers that have a high dynamic range. Delivers powerful bass quality and clean high frequencies. The microphone is covered with additional mesh to minimize wind gusts for clearer voice calls. This device is supported by the AAC-ELD codec to produce clearer and more natural sound quality when used for FaceTime calls. Plus computing audio technologies such as spatial audio and Adaptive EQ are also derived from the Pro and Max series.
The special sensor is present as wear detection as in other TWS. Function to stop or resume music automatically when the device is in use or disconnected. Unfortunately, this device is not equipped with ANC, but the microphone has been designed to focus more on the user’s voice. Includes “Hey Siri” voice commands without the need to press any buttons.
AirPods 3 Price
If the previous generation received complaints about battery life, which only ranged from 3 to 4 hours. AirPods 3 is claimed to have up to 6 hours of listening to music or 4 hours of calling. Combined with the case, it can charge up to 4 times for a total of 30 hours. On the product page, it is informed that these earphones support MagSafe charging. This means that the standard variant can also charge wirelessly. For the price alone, the AirPods 3 retail for $179.