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we are going to unbox our second-generation AirPods in 1 thing you’ll notice about the boxes that it’s pretty much the original your pots box outside of a few differences, the front is the same.
the bugs there because you have an Apple logo on the side, and if you opted for the top-of-the-line pockets with a wireless charging case,
The AirPods text all right, You will see the design by Apple in California packet right below that you’ll see here.
Second-generation AirPods, and 1 with just the regular wired charging case for 159.
But both contain the second-generation AirPods Apple no longer sells the first-generation models, you’ll find safety in handling details along with the warranty details. Feel free to read.
When you’re having trouble sleeping, here’s the AirPods, a getting started guide which walks you through some of the functionality of the second Gen AirPods and, sadly, no Apple stickers.
I don’t believe Apple stickers were included with the first Gen models either. But, yes, it’s a price thing so let’s continue our unboxing at the bottom of the package. You’ll find E. lightning to USB cable, which is kind of nice, to be honest.
I wouldn’t have been surprised if Apple would have omitted the lightning cable just because it supports wireless charging on this more expensive models so take that all you Apple haters.
Who cleans the company’s nickels and dimes its customers? Yeah, they still nickel and dime their customers, but you know all right, so we have it all wrapped.
It is the AirPods 2 with a wireless charging case.
when you’re going to notice right off the bat,
that it looks pretty much the original model, there are some key differences here.
And we’re going to discuss those differences compared to the original charging case, the second Gen here but the one thing that hasn’t changed easy pairing.
It doesn’t get easier than this. You open up your AirPods charging case.
you’ll see a little pop up on the screen, and then you tap to connect, and you are connecting to the beautiful design Samsung tried to copy.
But no, they didn’t do good in a job. So now you’ll find several settings you can rename your AirPods to change the double-tap gesture for each bird.
He can invoke Seery to play pause next track last track or turn off the double-tap gesture. So I like to say mine up like that you have automatic ear detection.
So it uses a bit sensor to detect when it’s in your ear. You can microphone settings. Unfortunately, no one of the cool things about the integration of the AirPods is that it shows your battery status,
There’s a particular battery widget that will tell you the battery status of your AirPods. Unfortunately, it again seems some try to replicate this on the galaxy buds in the galaxy S. 10.
So another thing that I like about the AirPods is at the scene together with iCloud, so when you connect to an iCloud and evil device, those AirPods are available across all your I cloud-connected devices to your mac iPad iPhone.
So really, how do the first-generation AirPods stack up with the second generation AirPods? Well, for starters, if you opted for the version with the wireless charging case.
instead of being placed on the consent of the case on the first junior pots, it’s located on the outside of the case,
of everything is the same design-wise. you still have the lightning connector on the bottom.
But on the rear,
you will find a slightly redesigned hinge without the merest. You notice that the connect button on the AirPods to his place slightly higher.
The same while the top-down view with open shows the updated hinge and the T. Kelly D.
But the cavity where AirPods rest is the same with the charging contacts in the regulatory information serial number in the battery is still located in the top flap, but here’s what’s interesting here,
The same I mean there is nothing different between the old first-generation AirPods in the new second-generation AirPods.
You can’t tell them apart outside of dirt, or the gums that may reside in the speaker cafeteria turn up for Christmas. Still, similar to the first generation and second-generation AirPods may be, there are differences.
Let’s discuss those right now, starting with the wireless charging case capability no. Technically, this is not the second-generation feature because you can buy a wireless charging key for your original AirPods if you wish.
But the $99 AirPods to skew includes the wireless charging case.
which allows you to charge your AirPods wirelessly.
This isn’t groundbreaking, but it’s convenient, so we will work with G. wireless charger like this one from no matter which allows you to wirelessly charge multiple Apple devices simultaneously sounds a little from.
You don’t act, but even with the inclusion of wireless charging, lightning an option a quick way to recharge your charging. However, sadly, the long-awaited gear power wireless charging accessory that Apple 10 years ago is still MIA.
However, we think it is coming soon, and Apple does because they listed on the product packaging for the AirPods in the wireless charging,
I think it’s coming real soon.
The coolest thing is hands-free voice-activated searing, so no more this. What time is it in Chicago? Region AirPods manual intervention using a double-tap on the button to invoke Seery. What’s the temperature right now in Paris, France.
It worked, but hands-free voice activation it’s just so much better. So when you go through the of your AirPods.
you do so to set it up just by tapping this button right here. Doing so will allow you to interact with Siri hands-free using only your voice.
You’ll still notice that it will route all the data back to your paired iPhone or iPad, the conversation occurs on your AirPods,
so you talked this year using your AirPods microphone in Syria to talk back using the speakers in the AirPods and, most importantly. It’s all hands-free watch what’s the weather like tomorrow in Chicago.
So I’m having a conversation with sciri without using my hands. I just talk, and it talks back that is what time is it right now in Paris France in of course the great thing about using your AirPods is that no one can hear series response 3 playing new music, so this is all made possible by the new H. one wireless chip, the new AirPods.
It makes your interactions with fury all the more personal. But, here’s something else to the voice quality of Syria on the AirPods 2 is way better than the last generation.
The sound is more Chris. It’s more apparent, Another benefit of the new H. one chip the AirPods 2 is increased talk time. Each one is more efficient.
So that’s going to give you up to 3:00 hours of talk time nail on a single charge and up to 2 hours of talk time from a quick 15-minute charge. The benefits of the H. one wireless chip don’t stop there. You get faster device switching.
So let me show you what I mean. on my iPad right now, outputting music.
So now I’m going to switch to my iPhone. Like that 1 1000 to 1003 1000 or 1000 by 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1000, I can now hear music after switching. So let’s go ahead and switch back. Start playing.
Thank you for using our first-generation AirPods for this test. 1 1000 to 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1000 7.5 seconds to connect back. So not terrible,
it could be better, right.
So what we’re going to do is we’re going to switch to our second-generation AirPods and test those out to see if the performance is better Apple claims that the new AirPods are twice fast for device switching. We’ll see here. Needs a pack on my iPad.
Now we’re going to switch over to our iPhone. Let’s go into that now. 1 1000 to 1003 1004 1005 1005 1000, and we’re ready to go, so 5 seconds that’s about half. Obviously, this is not a scientific test, but you get an idea, so now let’s go and switch back. 1 1000 to 1003 1004 1005 1000 there we go.
Not that. The performance is improved, which back 1 1000 to 1003 1004 1000 by 1006 1000, so about 6 seconds at a time,
take it with a grain of salt. Hi, testing not scientific in the least. Still, you get the idea Apple enhances the connection time for phone calls, so here are my original AirPods transferring to my AirPods.
And that was very quick. So, with the original, let’s try the new AirPods.
I am transferring the phone call. And that seems about quick I didn’t notice the difference there, to be honest, but one thing I did see is the lower latency when playing games so when you press a button.
Or you act in the game that makes a sound. There’s less of a delay between the action on screen and what you hear in your AirPods,
I’m bouncing on these little platforms here, and doodle jumps the balance of Kerr’s last lag than the original AirPods. So now we’ve discussed a lot of different improvements to the second-generation AirPods.
But to be honest, one of the biggest reasons for upgrading is because the battery life in your original AirPods is downright. new AirPods going to solve the problem.
Because the battery’s going to be brand new and not to create it,
so what’s my take on the AirPods too? It’s a great product. It won’t be the cultural phenomenon that the originals were because everyone has seen them already.
But I find it disappointing that Apple didn’t include them.
The wireless charging keys would be $159 Q. instead, charging 40 Bucks $199 to get wireless charging to me seems a bit short-sighted, especially with airpower on the horizon. They probably could have recouped some of that money.
Just from those cells, and if you already own AirPods, However, he must have an update because the improvements are, to be honest incremental.
It’s more like AirPods 1.5, not to mention that the fit and that means that if you didn’t like the way the original AirPods fit in your ears or you didn’t care for the sound quality of the original AirPods.
Then there is no reason to consider,
the AirPods because they are the same in those 2 areas, but if you did like the original AirPods,
You get longer talk time, but most importantly, each one chip delivers accurate hands-free Siri access,
so that means long you have the AirPods in your ears, Seery is at your Beck and call,
and you don’t even have to lift a finger.
So now, if I already own a pair of AirPods, if you like a whole lot of other people whose AirPods battery has seen better days, then perhaps.
It would help if you considered upgrading when you do. You’re going to get some cool new features thing. S. to that H. one chip along with that beautiful D. one battery life what do you guys think? Let me know down below in the comments section. Be sure to subscribe for more videos like this. This is Jeff with 9 to 5 mac.