9.8 out of 10 based on 4403 reviews

Apple AirPods


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Best Price: $249

  • User Score (4837)
    9.3 9.3 from 4837 reviewers
  • Expert Score (43)
    7.6 7.6 from 43 reviewers
  • Design (4)
    9.7 9.7 from 4 reviewers
  • Value for money (14)
    9.0 9.0 from 14 reviewers
  • Ease of use (14)
    10 10 from 14 reviewers
  • Sound quality (7)
    8.5 8.5 from 7 reviewers
  • Comfort (702)
    10 10 from 702 reviewers
  • Durability (3)
    9.3 9.3 from 3 reviewers
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  1. Tech Guide

    Tech Guide
    19 December 2016

    The AirPods are an impressive new product featuring Apple’s typical design excellence and ease-of use. They offer wire-free comfort and convenience as well as superb sound quality whether you’re listening to music or making a call. Read more

    • Great design, excellent sound quality, charging case, decent battery life.
    • Maximum volume and bass level might not be high enough for some.
  2. MacWorld

    20 December 2016

    When Apple pulled the headphone jack off the iPhone 7, it also unveiled a new set of wireless earbuds called AirPods, and claimed they were so great, users wouldn’t mind the missing headphone jack. Read more

  3. Gizmodo

    2 February 2017

    Have you ever thought "my wireless earphones are just too big ?" Have you ever thought "man, I wish my headphones told me their battery life whenever I switched them on?" Have you ever thought "I wish I could listen to all my music through one earphone, so I don't need to wear both? Read more

  4. Good Gear Guide

    Good Gear Guide
    7 January 2017

    There's a lot to like about Apple's new wireless AirPods . From the ease of the initial setup to the small carrying case that doubles as a charger to the sound quality of the speakers and directional mics, the AirPods do a lot of things right -- elegantly, even -- yet they are not entirely without... Read more

  5. Bit.au

    19 December 2016

    They’re not cheap and battery life is only passable, but the Apple AirPods offer good audio and the convenience of no wires, Siri support and other handy features. Read more

  • User Reviews

  1. No More Wires!

    JB Hi-Fi
    Reviewer: RoseX, JB Hi-Fi
    2 weeks ago

    I bought these after hearing many glowing reviews on them - and having finally worn through the lead of my most recent pair of earphones, I felt a burning need to go wireless. After all, I’d had to toss most of my previous pairs of earphones because of issues with the wires (mainly stemming from... Read more

  2. Love them!

    Harvey Norman
    Reviewer: Lizzy3779, Harvey Norman
    2 weeks ago

    I have had them for a month now and am loving them. Wear them all day at the office as well as at the gym. Love that I’m now able to charge my phone and listen to music at the same time again! Read more

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