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AirPods Pro or Airpods 2? Here's how to choose them

AirPods Pro o Airpods 2? Ecco come sceglierli

Did you know that from October 30, 2019 i AirPods Pro are they available in Apple stores also in Italy? Before you leave home and go buy them for, think about i new Apple wireless headphones they do just for you or maybe you better buy the Second generation AirPods, namely the previous version.

The main features of the two models are very similar, including the same H1 chip that allows you to connect with the iPhone or other devices and enable voice commands with Siri.

Obviously for the AirPods Pro they have some implementations, which you could discover you absolutely want.

How big are the AirPods Pro?

Actually already from dimension AirPods Pro and second-generation AirPods are not identical. On the contrary, from the design point of view the new line of in-ear headphones fit better in the ear avoiding to fall to the ground. The AirPods Pro are shorter and measure in height 30.9 mm, for 21.8 mm of length and 24 mm deep and weigh 5.4 grams. Another novelty of the Pro are the bearings in silicone flexible available in three different sizes.

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How long does the AirPods battery last?

The two models have the same autonomy, that is also the AirPods Pro allow a duration of 5 hours uninterrupted listening, just like the previous model.

This as long as you disable the function that allows active noise cancellation, which in fact, as we will see shortly, one of the most important differences between AirPods Pro and second generation AirPods.

If in fact the new function is activated, the AirPods Pro have a duration of 4.5 hours and up to 24 hours of listening arrive making some recharges thanks to the case that for the wireless Pro.

AirPods Pro vs AirPods: main differences

Among the most interesting innovations of the AirPods Pro, as we have anticipated, there is the function active noise cancellation. You can practically eliminate background noise both when you listen to music and when you have a conversation, and you want to isolate yourself and your interlocutor from possible noises that would make communication difficult.

An extra inward-facing microphone allows AirPods Pro to detect any sound, improving both active noise cancellation and sound transparency mode, which allows you to listen to music without isolating yourself from the surrounding noise, a useful function for your safety, for example, if you are a runner who runs through the city traffic.

Another novelty of the AirPods Pro is the IPX4 protection according to the IEC 60529 standard, which makes them water resistant and sweat, although Apple specifies that they are not suitable for water sports anyway and therefore would not withstand immersion.

How much do AirPods Pro cost?

After explaining the main differences between AirPods Pro and AirPods you only need to know the price differences, which could of course affect your choice.

The cost of AirPods Pro's 279 euros, while the AirPods cost 179 euros. Yes, a hundred euros less, as long as you choose the model that includes the wireless charging case. If, on the other hand, you think you don't want to give up having a wireless case, the price of AirPods goes up to 229 euros.

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