AirPods Pro 2: Here are five reasons to upgrade

AirPods Pro 2 will officially launch on September 23, the first update to AirPods Pro since its original launch in 2019. There are a few different reasons why you might want to upgrade from AirPods Pro to AirPods Pro 2, and here are five from the top. change…

Enhanced Active Noise Cancellation and Adaptive Transparency

If you have ever tasted the original AirPods Pro, you know that they have a powerful active noise cancellation function. Now, Apple says that the AirPods Pro 2 offer a twofold improvement in noise cancellation thanks to the improved H2 chip inside.

On top of that, the new H2 chip improves Transparency Mode to Adaptive Transparency which the company says can “reduce loud ambient noise, such as a passing vehicle’s siren, construction tools, or even loudspeakers at a concert.”

New ways to charge AirPods Pro 2

The only change Apple made between the original release of AirPods Pro and AirPods Pro 2 was the ability to charge AirPods Pro with a MagSafe case. This meant that the AirPods Pro could be charged via Flash of lightning, Qi accessorieseither a MagSafe charger.

Now with AirPods Pro 2, you can charge your device with those options, as well as with the Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Disc. This is perfect for those who have the MagSafe Duo and they are currently charging the iPhone.

AirPods Pro 2 MagSafe charging case turns into an AirTag

Who has never lost their AirPods charging case? I can confirm that I lost mine for over a couple of weeks, then decided to add a air tag it. While AirPods Pro has been integrated into the Find My app for over a year, AirPods Pro 2 takes this to the next level.

Now with AirPods Pro 2, Find My capabilities are much better thanks to the new U1 chip available in the charging case, as well as new integrated speakers that will help me locate the device. With that, I think it’s impossible to miss the AirPods Pro 2 model. Also, did I tell you that the case supports a lanyard?

Battery life has improved a lot


AirPods Pro 2 now offers up to 6 hours of listening time with Active Noise Canceling or Adaptive Transparency turned on. This is the same battery life offered by the AirPods 3 without any of these features, and an increase from the 4.5 hours offered with the original AirPods Pro.

In addition to six hours of listening time, the MagSafe charging case has up to 30 hours of battery life. The best part is that this device offers an excellent listening experience, but it is a more compact option compared to the AirPods Max.

New touch sensors come to AirPods Pro 2

Last but not least, this is one of the best features that Apple has introduced with any of its AirPods: touch sensors. With that, you can swipe up or down to turn the volume up or down on AirPods Pro 2. With that, there is no need to ask Siri or interact with your iPhone.

These new touch sensors are in addition to the existing AirPods Pro force sensors, which let you press the stems to access play/pause controls and more.

To wrap

Other changes to AirPods Pro 2 they include support for Bluetooth 5.3, audio quality upgrades, you can customize the charging case with Memoji, and all for the same price of $249. They are released on September 23.

What do you think of the AirPods Pro 2? Thinking of upgrading? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.


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