Apple has launched its third-generation AirPods, the latest version of AirPods, at the October event. The AirPods 3 has some of AirPods Pro’s best features as well as some significant changes. Let’s discuss in detail Apple’s third-generation AirPods, its features, specification, price, and availability in Nepal.
Apple AirPods 3 Overview:
The design of AirPods 3 doesn’t drift too far from previous AirPods. It has the same all-white aesthetic looks with gently curved lines. It flaunts a sharp in-ear design and short stem. Meanwhile, Apple has launched its third-generation AirPods with no silicone tips. Yet, you can experience better sound isolation, more powerful bass performance, and less sound leakage. The AirPods 3 has IPX4 sweat and water resistance features.
Furthermore, each earbud weighs only 4.28 grams weigh. If we compare it with the weight of 2nd generation AirPods, it is a bit heavier. However, AirPods 3 is lighter than AirPods Pro. Likewise, the charging case weighs approximately 37.91 grams. The charging case is MagSafe compatible and has an LED charging indicator on the front.
Battery Life and Charging Case
Apple has upgraded the battery life of third-generation AirPods. You can now play up to 6 hours on these Airpods. And with the charging case, the battery lasts up to 30 hours. Similarly, you can talk for up to 4 hours using AirPods 3 on a single charge. In terms of charging, a five-minute quick charge can provide an hour of playback. The AirPods 3 comes with a wireless charging case and is compatible with the MagSafe system.
The H1 chip supplies power to AirPod 3. Because of the H1 chip, AirPods 3 supports Spatial Audio in Doby Atmos for a more immersive sound experience. AirPods 3 users can also take advantage of Apple’s Adaptive EQ which adjusts frequencies based on how AirPods fit in the ears. In addition, their dual-shaped microphones help to block the ambient noise while calling. The AAC-ELD codec delivers the full HD voice quality during phone calls. However, this third-generation AirPods has omitted the Active Noise Cancellation.
With the H1 chip, you can switch between various Apple products such as an iPhone, iPad, MacBook without any problem. AirPods 3 also has a sensor for skin detection. It pauses your music when you don’t wear it. They also support Apple’s voice assistant “Hey Siri” without hands. Siri can read time-sensitive updates such as messages, calendar events, and calls.
Apple AirPods 3 Specification:
|Dimensions||30.79 x 18.26 x 4.28mm, 4.28 grams|
|Weight||46.40 x 54.40 x 0.84mm, 37.91 grams|
|Chipset||Apple H1 Chip (each ear cup)|
|Sensor and Controls||Skin-detect, Motion-detecting accelerometer, Speech-detecting accelerometer, Force sensor, Touch, Hands-free Siri|
|Charging Interface||MagSafe, Wireless, Lightning connector|
|Battery||6 hours playback (up to 30 hours with charging case) 5 hours Spatial Audio 4 hours Talktime (up to 20 hours with charging case)|
|Microphones||Dual beamforming, In-ward facing|
|Headphone Type||In-ear (Open-fit)|
|Active Noise Cancelling||No|
|Other Features||Adaptive EQ, Spatial Audio with dynamic head tracking, Wear detection|
Price and Availability
The AirPods 3 is now available for pre-ordering while the sale will commence on 26 October. Its price starts at $ 179. Similarly, the estimated cost for AirPods 3 is NPR 30,000 in Nepal.
|AirPods||Price in the US||Price in Nepal|
|Apple AirPods 3||USD 179||NPR 30,000|