Apple has announced it: Soon there will be a new version of the AirPods Pro cases. But what exactly has changed and to what extent can your AirPods Pro products still be used? We have compiled the most important information for you.
First things first: Apart from a few technical upgrades, the shape and functions of your AirPods remain largely the same. What's definitely exciting is the improved noise cancelling and GPS tracking of your headphones along with simplified charging via the new MagSafe® feature.
But will your Cases & accessories still fit on the new AirPods Pro 2 Case?
The answer is YES, you can still put your AirPods Pro in your old AirPods Case with no problem, however the upgrades to the new AirPods Pro models have resulted in some minor changes to the outer shell.
New features include integrated speakers in the charging case and a smart strap so you can carry your AirPods Pro 2 around or attach it to your keychain without the need for an extra Case .
So if you want to use these features, you will definitely need new accessories. In any case, we are already busy creating a sustainable solution for the new AirPods Pro 2nd generation as well!
The new AirPods Pro 2nd generation.
The most important innovations at a glance:
Improved audio quality and 3D sound
Dolby Atmos, or Spatial Audio, opens up a whole new world of 3D audio effects. With the True Depth camera of your iPhone, you can create a personalized profile just for your hearing and enjoy individually optimized sound at any time thanks to dynamic head tracking.
Active noise cancellation and adaptive transparency
In addition to improving noise cancellation, the new AirPods Pro 2's enhanced H2 chip now also offers an adaptive transparency mode that adapts to your surrounding noise and filters out distracting noise in your environment 48,000 times per second. Total concentration guaranteed!
Control via Touch Control
The previous pressure sensors in the AirPods bars are complemented by a touch control feature that lets you change the volume of your AirPods Pro 2 with a simple swipe. Additional skin sensors detect if your AirPods Pro are in use and automatically stop playback when you take them out.
Track your AirPods Pro 2 with "Where's?" Function
With the updated GPS tracking, you can now track not only your AirPods headphones, but also the AirPods Pro 2 case separately, and thus also find your charging case if you have lost it. The already familiar "Find My" app lets you locate your Apple products quickly and easily via your iPhone using Apple ID.
Extra fast charging with MagSafe®
Some may not have noticed, but Apple quietly added a MagSafe charging case back in 2021 when it updated the first generation AirPods Pro. MagSafe Charging function. The new MagSafe charging case is also present on the new AirPods Pro 2, providing a reliable connection when charging your headphones without them slipping. Discover our matching 3-in-1 Apple Charging Case with MagSafe.
Longer Battery Life and Water Protection
The second generation Apple Pro 2 offers a full 6 hours of playback on a single charge with ANC noise cancellation enabled, and even a full 30 hours with the charging case fully charged. Protection for your AirPods has also been improved, with IPX4 water and sweat resistance for headphones and charging case.
New Speakers and Carrying Loop
The new built-in speaker on the bottom of your charging case allows for sound notifications even while your AirPods Pro are charging and enables your AirPods case to beep to indicate charging status. With the new lanyard loop on the side of the case, you're guaranteed never to lose your AirPods Pro 2 again and can carry it conveniently on your keychain or in your pocket.
Integrated loudspeakers and practical lanyard loop.