New AirPods Pro: what is the difference from older AirPods, features

Apple unexpectedly announced new wireless AirPods Pro headphones, which became

Interestingly, the release of the new accessory took place unnoticed, there was no official presentation.The novelty just appeared on the site, although, taking into account the main features and characteristics of the headphones, it was possible to devote a separate blog to them at the presentation.Right now, a short review of the main features of the new AirPods Pro, their price and information about the start of sales.

AirPods Pro

The one-touch installation experience, incredible sound, and iconic design have made them Apple's favorite product, and with AirPods Pro, we're taking it a step further," said Phil Schiller.The comfort and convenience of AirPods Pro feels natural, whether you're listening to music with Active Noise Cancellation turned on or talking face-to-face in Transparency Mode.AirPods revolutionized wireless audio with a revolutionary design, and now AirPods Pro are comingGo even further with a new class of lightweight in-ear headphones designed for a comfortable fit.


These are a completely new class of headphones.AirPods Pro offer maximum in-ear comfort, feature active noise-cancelling technology, and even let you choose your own size earbuds. You will feel the music better rather than the headphones. The set includes three pairs of silicone tips in three different sizes — S, M, L. Each pair is fixed quite quickly and simply.

Active noise reduction

One of the key features of new wirelessheadphones from Apple — This is an active noise canceling feature. When sound creates silence. The headphones constantly optimize the sound based on the shape of the ear and the placement of the earbuds. They do an excellent job of blocking out external noise, allowing you to be completely immersed in the music.

An external microphone picks up external noise.These noises are compensated by a return sound wave of the same amplitude before you hear them. The internal microphone analyzes the sound inside the ear and similarly cancels out the remaining noise with a return sound wave. Active noise cancellation analyzes audio at a rate of 200 times per second. Nothing will distract you from music, podcasts and phone conversations.


Adaptive EQ automatically adjustssound parameters tailored to the shape of the ear, creating superior, consistently rich sound. The internal microphone picks up sound the same way you do. AirPods Pro then adjust the mid and bass frequencies based on the data received. Powerful bass is achieved using a driver with wide amplitude and low distortion.

Highly efficient amplifier with widedynamic range provides clear, clear sound and at the same time economically consumes battery power. The amplifier helps the driver compensate for background noise and helps the H1 chip regulate volume.

Design and «filling»

Compact and high-tech AirPods Proare based on the System in Package architecture with a unique H1 chip that supports all AirPods Pro functions - from audio to Siri. The H1 chip, designed by Apple, is equipped with 10 cores and allows you to play audio with minimal latency. Thanks to this, noise reduction works in real time. System in Package is a carefully designed system, each component of which is created taking into account the structure of the human ear for maximum comfort and consistent sound quality. With the help of a pressure sensor, you can easily control music and calls, as well as switch from active noise reduction to Transparent mode or vice versa.

AirPods Pro are protected from sweat and water, soyou can use them almost anywhere. The external microphone is covered with a mesh, thanks to which the sound during a conversation will be clear even during strong winds.


Wireless charging case allows you to use the headphones 24 hours or more. The case is compatible with Qi-style chargers.

  • More than 24 hours of listening time with periodic recharging in the case
  • Up to 4.5 hours of listening time without additional charging
  • Approximately 1 hour of listening time on a 5-minute charge

Interaction, how to manage

Using new headphones is easier than ever.Just say “Hey Siri” to summon your favorite personal assistant. Play music, answer calls, build routes, adjust volume and other settings without even touching the device. With Audio Sharing, you can listen to songs, podcasts, and any other audio with a friend through two pairs of AirPods.

  • Press the sensor once to start or pause playback or answer a call
  • Double click to skip to next track
  • Press three times to go back to the previous track
  • Press and hold to switch from Active Noise Cancellation to Open mode or vice versa
  • Say “Hey Siri” to play a song, make a call, or get directions using a voice command

Other characteristics

  • Dimensions of each earphone. Length: 30.9mm. Width: 21.8mm. Thickness: 24.0mm
  • Weight of each earbud: 5.4g
  • Wireless charging case. Length: 45.2mm. Width: 60.6 mm. Thickness: 21.7mm. Weight: 45.6g
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Sensors Dual directional microphones. Internal microphone Dual optical sensors. Motion Detection Accelerometer. Accelerometer for detecting voice activity. Pressure sensor.
  • Sweat and water protection (IPX4)
  • Available in white only.

Price and sales

The price of new AirPods Pro in Russia is atApple official website 20 990 rubles. At the moment, the delivery time is 3-4 weeks. The kit includes the headphones themselves, a wireless charging case, a Lightning / USB ‑ C cable, three pairs of nozzles and documentation.