AirPods 3rd Generation


The Apple AirPods 3rd Generation is wireless headphones that were designed, manufactured, and currently sold by Apple since 2021 as part of the Apple AirPods series. The second generation of AirPods has been introduced on October 18, 2021, released on October 26, 2021, and its price started at $179.

The new AirPods are totally redesigned and now are very similar to the AirPods Pro. All new AirPods are designed to be sweat and water-resistant (IPX4). When it comes to sound quality, Apple decided to add support for spatial audio and Dolby Atmos. Thanks to the Apple H1 chip new AirPods are featuring a new level of the acoustic system, computational audio, and sound with Adaptive EQ.

The all-new design AirPods features MagSafe, Qi wireless charging, and extended battery life. The new earphones battery lasts for up to 6 hours on a single charge and up to 30 hours of total listening time with a charging case. On top of that new AirPods are supporting fast charging and just 5 minutes of charging gives 1 hour of use.

Today AirPods 3rd Generation is 2 months old!

AirPods 3rd Generation
Source: apple.com – AirPods 3rd Generation

AirPods 3rd Generation Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 18, 2021
ReleasedOctober 26, 2021
Model IdentifierPending
Model NumberPending
EMCPending
Order NumberMME73AM/A
Original Price$179
ColorsWhite
Weight1.34 oz. – 38 Grams (Case)
0.15 oz. – 4 Grams (1 AirPod)
Dimensions1.83” H x 2.14” W x 0.84″ D (Case)
4.64 cm H x 5.44 cm W x 2.13 cm D (Case)

1.21” H x 0.72” W x 0.76″ D (1 AirPod)
3.08 cm H x 1.82 cm W x 1.92 cm D (1 AirPod)

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorApple H1

Sensors

SensorsMotion-detecting accelerometer
Speech-detecting accelerometer (Each AirPod)
Force sensor
Skin-detect sensor

Connections

Connection1 – Lightning port (Case)
1 – MagSafe charging (Case)
1 – Qi charging (Case)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 (AirPods)
Audio In2 – Microphones

Software

Original OSUnknown
System RequirementsiPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models with iOS 15.1 / iPadOS 15.1 or later
Apple Watch models with watchOS 8.1 or later
Mac models with macOS 12 or later
Apple TV models with tvOS 15.1 or later

Power

BatteryPending
Battery CapacityPending
Battery LifeAirPods with Charging Case: More than 30 hours listening time, up to 20 hours talk time
AirPods (single charge): Up to 6 hours listening time, Up to 4 hours talk time

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