Apple AirPods (2019) with standard charging case review
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Apple revolutionised the headphones market with the original AirPods in 2016, bringing totally wireless earbuds to the mainstream. Apple promises that these second-generation AirPods are 'more magical than ever' and claims they have a longer battery life, faster connection to your devices and Apple's Siri voice assistant built-in for using them hands-free. But can headphones of this design really sound exceptional, and is there anything to watch out for? Find out in our expert review.What's included:
- Pros and cons
- What are they?
- How do they sound?
- What are they like to live with?
- Is there anything I should watch out for?
- Is there anything else I should know?
- Should I buy them?
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