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Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)

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Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) review: specs and price

Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)

Why is Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) better than the average?

  • Number of microphones
    ?

    4vs2.22
  • Bluetooth version
    ?

    5vs4.79
  • Battery life of charging case
    ?

    30hvs21.08h
  • Weight
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    8.56gvs21.89g

Price comparison

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$49.99

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Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) AmazonNew Apple AirPods (3rd Generation)
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$169.99
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$11.99
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$10.98
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$14.99
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$10.99
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$9.96
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) AmazonApple Pencil (2nd Generation)
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$99.00
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$149.98
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Design

1.sweat resistance
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
5.has an in-ear form
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
6.wingtips included
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
These earbuds come with wingtips that can be attached for a more secure fit. Wingtips come in handy for sports and other physical activities. When used correctly, they prevent the earbuds from falling off.
7.Ingress Protection (IP) rating

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The Ingress Protection (IP) rating classifies the degree of protection against dust and water. Higher ratings are better. For example, a device rated IP68 can resist immersion into water for a certain time, specified by the manufacturer.
8.has an earbud form
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
9.has no wires or cables
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.

Sound quality

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
2.has passive noise reduction
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.has a neodymium magnet
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
4.driver unit size

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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.lowest frequency

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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
6.highest frequency

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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
7.sound pressure level

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Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
8.diaphragm size

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The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.

Microphone

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.mic sensitivity

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It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
4.highest mic frequency

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The highest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording treble.
5.lowest mic frequency

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The lowest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording bass.

Power

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a battery level indicator
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
6.has wireless charging
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
7.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.

Connectivity

1.Has Bluetooth aptX
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
2.Has USB Type-C
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
4.Can be used wirelessly
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.has voice commands
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
2.has a mute function
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
3.can be used as a headset
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
4.control panel placed on a device
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
5.multipoint count

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Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
7.Has voice prompts
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
8.Supports fast charging
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
9.travel bag is included
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

198.95 €

Updated on Sun Nov 28 2021
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

Buy used:

$49.99

ProductStorePrice
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) AmazonNew Apple AirPods (3rd Generation)
Amazon logo
$169.99
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) AmazonCool Armor for Airpods 3rd Generation Ca...Cool Armor for Airpods 3rd Generation Case, Shockproof AirPod 3 Case iPod Gen 3 Hard Cover for Men Women, CAGOS Compatible with Apple Airpod Wireless 3rd Gen Cases 2021 (White)
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$9.99
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$11.99
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$10.98
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$14.99
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$10.99
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$9.96
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) AmazonApple Pencil (2nd Generation)
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$99.00
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$149.98
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¥1,356.00

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