The Honest AirPods Pro Review!

Share
HTML-code
  • Published: 07 November 2019
  • AirPods Pro lean into that "pro" name with new features, design, and sound. Here is AppleInsider's honest AirPods Pro review after a couple weeks of daily use.

    Pick up AirPods Pro at these retailers:
    Verizon Wireless ➡️ bit.ly/2Npa7gr
    Walmart ➡️ bit.ly/2PxRedW
    B&H ➡️ bhpho.to/2WpP8OM
    Best Buy ➡️ bit.ly/32W1GzQ
    Amazon ➡️ amzn.to/36j8Joj
    AirPods 2 on sale:
    AirPods with Charging Case ➡️ amzn.to/2N0tBcz
    AirPods with Wireless Charging Case ➡️ amzn.to/2Jx8TPm
    Lowest prices ➡️ prices.appleinsider.com/apple-airpods


    Grab the lowest prices on Apple hardware:

    Macs - prices.appleinsider.com/current_gen
    iPads - prices.appleinsider.com/ipad
    Apple Watches - prices.appleinsider.com/apple_watch
    AirPods - prices.appleinsider.com/apple-airpods

    appleinsider.com/help/ethics/

    Follow us on social media:

    Twitter - twitter.com/appleinsider/
    Facebook - facebook.com/AppleInsiderdotcom/
    Instagram - instagram.com/appleinsider_official/

    Download our iOS app: itunes.apple.com/us/app/appleinsider/id578462575

    Get a free trial of the best music for your videos via MusicBed: share.mscbd.fm/appleinsiderofficial

    --
    For all the Apple tech news you'll ever need, visit ➡ appleinsider.com

    Our video gear ➡ kit.com/AppleInsider/video-production

    --
    --

    New here? AppleInsider has been around since the 1997 covering anything, and everything Apple. This YouTube channel will give you the best coverage for anything Apple related. New MacBooks? We'll cover them! New iPhones? We got you covered on that as well. Want to get the most out of your new Apple product? We've got videos to help you with that. Make sure to subscribe, comment, and share our videos!
  • Science and Technology Science and Technology

Comments • 147

  • Anyssa Reyes
    Anyssa Reyes  9 hours back

    I’ve been using beats x for a while now, & never thought once about getting previous models of AirPods but these new ones r sparking a real interest because I genuinely enjoy the fit of my beats x lol do u think the sound quality of AirPods pro r better than beats x?

    • iVideo1011
      iVideo1011  11 hours back

      have never seen so much soy in one video

      • Juan Mm
        Juan Mm  12 hours back

        Now review is showing how difficult is to change ear cups, I wonder why, I own a set and it is a pain.

        • Stanislav Coros
          Stanislav Coros  13 hours back

          1:31 - apple sheep ,.. bee bee

          • Matt Banks
            Matt Banks  16 hours back

            You complain about the shape of the case when you could rotate 90degrees and it is literally the same as the AirPods case

            • don cross
              don cross  18 hours back

              Good thing you have a wife... lol

              • Tryhard Beagle
                Tryhard Beagle  18 hours back

                That time when you dknt know what tilting is "AiR PoDS pro CASe FeEL$ WeIEird HolDINg iT LIKe this"

                Me: bruv just tilt it 90° TO THE RIGHT OR LEFT

                • Man Boy
                  Man Boy  20 hours back

                  Scratch proof I don’t know about that one chief

                  • K is S
                    K is S  23 hours back

                    Godddd you are ugly!!! Damnnn

                    • Daniel Samos
                      Daniel Samos  1 days back

                      This is the most dishonest shit ive ever seen

                      • Yousuf Salam
                        Yousuf Salam  1 days back

                        My airpods are great. I just feel like my transparency mode doesnt realy help me hear my surroundings

                        • Breaking Through Anxiety and Depression

                          I say wait till the Christmas sales. Probably get them for $50 less

                          • Pan Puhacz
                            Pan Puhacz  1 days back

                            how much time from 100% to 0% when use noise canceling all the time???

                            • Antwon C
                              Antwon C  1 days back

                              Great review! I’ve never owned AirPods so I am thinking about these. I really wish they made them available in black just to provide some variety. The white is so bland :-P

                              • Edwin Lopez
                                Edwin Lopez  2 days back

                                270$ after taxes

                                • Ao400
                                  Ao400  2 days back

                                  What adapter do I need for these AirPods pro!?!?!?!?

                                  • Garrett Hampton
                                    Garrett Hampton  2 days back

                                    Should I get these for Christmas or the HomePod?? I can’t decide.

                                    • TastyLaserCakes
                                      TastyLaserCakes  15 hours back

                                      Airpods Pro for sure

                                    • MatsueMusic
                                      MatsueMusic  2 days back

                                      Garrett Hampton AirPods would be my recommendation. HomePod is half baked so wait for some more Siri upgrades.

                                  • Abby Rudd
                                    Abby Rudd  2 days back

                                    How is the background noise for the person listening on the other end. I notice regular airpods pickup alot of background noise versus using blue parrot trucking.

                                    • Mugger
                                      Mugger  2 days back

                                      Abby Rudd the AirPods pros noise cancellation is pretty good for the most part but if you’re thinking of using the noise cancellation on some place like a plane or a concert, it’ll probably block out 85-95% of the background sound and maybe all the noise with music playing simultaneously.

                                  • Hoser Man
                                    Hoser Man  2 days back

                                    As I thought would happen after reading several reviews, my Pro’s are going back. The main issue is the stem on the buds are way too short causing the buds to work themselves out of my canal. I’m really bummed. Seriously, Apple, you should at least used a universal design on the buds. Even $15 throw-aways have longer stems. For an arm and a leg, Apple, you should have known better.

                                    • Khadar ali
                                      Khadar ali  2 days back

                                      Trouble and horrible, I don’t recommend it at all

                                      • Khadar ali
                                        Khadar ali  1 days back

                                        RixkyZ I was among the first people to get it. It’s not comfortable. It will pressure ur hear .back to my old AirPods 2 now

                                      • RixkyZ
                                        RixkyZ  2 days back

                                        Khadar ali how so?

                                    • Harold William Knox
                                      Harold William Knox  2 days back

                                      To open the AirPods pro twist the case 90° and it’s easy as coffee 😂

                                    • Stephen Haunts
                                      Stephen Haunts  2 days back

                                      I did a 4-hour flight last week with these and whilst they don't block as much as an over-ear headphone, they cut out enough of the plane to make listening pleasant. As a frequent flier who travels hand luggage only, not carrying big headphones for short-haul is nice.

                                      • Jay Rob Zombie
                                        Jay Rob Zombie  2 days back

                                        You go to the gym?

                                        • poptartkif
                                          poptartkif  2 days back

                                          i tried the airpods pro yesterday at the apple store and was definitely pleased with the noise cancellation but other than that i went into it completely ignorant. i ended up buying myself the regular airpods

                                          • Supa Blink
                                            Supa Blink  2 days back

                                            I don’t have AirPods yet but I think imma just pay the regular onee

                                        • z3nnyy
                                          z3nnyy  3 days back

                                          How do u guys think the noise cancelling is so good when every other brand has done it before apple its old tech fuck apple

                                          • Mo B.
                                            Mo B.  3 days back

                                            Such a stupid comparison to the Airpods 2 with wireless charging case...
                                            No one sees this feature as a must have...
                                            And 100$ difference is harder to justify

                                            • Toni Meter
                                              Toni Meter  3 days back

                                              Am I the only one who finds him looking silly wearing Airpods Pro during the whole video?

                                              • Jyeir Melvin
                                                Jyeir Melvin  3 days back

                                                If you’re checking out reviews you might as well check out mine too

                                                • Dedalus11973
                                                  Dedalus11973  3 days back

                                                  what treadmill? You haven't been near a treadmill in years!

                                                • Sunil Patil
                                                  Sunil Patil  4 days back

                                                  Your wife should wear the airpods pro once, you will be back to your old airpods 2😁😁

                                                  • X_Sparked_ X
                                                    X_Sparked_ X  4 days back

                                                    Why do you talk so awkwardly...

                                                    • TheWebStylist
                                                      TheWebStylist  4 days back

                                                      I got burned out on every top reviewer giving stellar reviews and couldn’t understand how no one was mentioning the discomfort of the plugs and the mic quality is a bit muffled, which that alone is a dealbreaker especially at a ridiculous $270 w tax. Then I heard a popular reviewer yesterday w a video topic ‘why is no one saying anything negative about the new AirPod Pros’ and it outlined the fact they all have affiliate links and Id they were more honest they wouldn’t make near as many sales percentage rt in their pocket. I returned mine the day after I purchased. Just saying but always great vids Andrew 👍🏻

                                                      • Anthony Berryman
                                                        Anthony Berryman  1 days back

                                                        TheWebStylist

                                                        You are spot on with your comments, I listened to these on Saturday at the main Apple Store in London, the sound is just very average, the sound stage is good but sounds congested and will struggle with complex tracks, it sounds v shaped, it appears Apple played it safe so they could sell to the masses as usual. What is very good though is the noise cancellation and transparency mode.

                                                        Go watch I Justine review and her sisters and then the Audiophilac review and see who is telling the truth and lying, for I Justine and her sister to say the sound is unbelievable is just total crap, if you want the best sound then it is the Sennheiser Momentum, followed by Sony and possibly the new Master and Dynamic.

                                                        For the same price you can get a fantastic wired IEM like the oBravo Cupid that is so good for its price point of £300 they might have missed a digest of its price.

                                                      • Liam sels
                                                        Liam sels  1 days back

                                                        MAYBE... just MAYBE this is a problem only for you i have them and they are great

                                                      • Enpianisti
                                                        Enpianisti  2 days back

                                                        The Airpods Pro for me are perfect. There is no discomfort at all in my ears.I can wear them all day and I feel like I have nothing in my ears. And I don't know about what microphone you are talking about, cause everyone can't tell if I'm talking through my iPhone or my Airpods Pro.

                                                    • Mario FCLA
                                                      Mario FCLA  4 days back

                                                      I’ll be buying these this coming week for sure, I have the original AirPods and well they’re great but audio quality isn’t that good especially compared to Bose.

                                                      • Les Lobo
                                                        Les Lobo  4 days back

                                                        Speaking of Latency, Wonder if these Apple Earpods Pro are "AptX Low Latency" capable? I need superior sound too. . Powerful, and a good fit in the ear canal or you lose Bass response

                                                        • Guess Who
                                                          Guess Who  4 days back

                                                          Apple noises cancel is weak still can hear background noises..

                                                          • DOMAT
                                                            DOMAT  4 days back

                                                            Went to the gym? But i thought it’s an honest review?

                                                          • Metallus Melandri
                                                            Metallus Melandri  4 days back

                                                            well I love mine and I am OK with he case. But I did not have toe older models. Maybe that's because you are so used to the old one

                                                            • zebonaut smith
                                                              zebonaut smith  4 days back

                                                              Usbc cable but no usbc adaptor

                                                              • Jason A.
                                                                Jason A.  4 days back

                                                                how do you charge the pros if you dont have wireless charging? Do you have to buy a usbc brick to use the included cable?

                                                                • Disruptic
                                                                  Disruptic  2 days back

                                                                  You can just use your iPhone charger

                                                                • Jerry Makhamre
                                                                  Jerry Makhamre  4 days back

                                                                  U can use both charging wires, for usb to lighting u need the brick

                                                              • SFoxvideos
                                                                SFoxvideos  5 days back

                                                                “Honestly”, I am disappointed in the noise cancellation. I understand it won’t be as good as over the ear headphones, but it doesn’t seem all that effective to me.

                                                                • Dr Phan
                                                                  Dr Phan  2 days back

                                                                  It works really well for me I used them at work and I didn’t hear a single thing

                                                              • Allen Gall
                                                                Allen Gall  5 days back

                                                                Air Pods Pro are garbage. None of the included tips fit my ears properly or seal the outside noise. They sound only marginally better than the original Air Pods. I get a better, more comfortable fit, better sound, and even better noise cancelling from the Amazon Echo Buds at about half the price.

                                                                • Michael McGrath
                                                                  Michael McGrath  5 days back

                                                                  WF-1000XM3 are better

                                                                  • Hk
                                                                    Hk  9 hours back

                                                                    Nopes they are trash as a package . Calls are just terrible . Fit and noise cancelling and sound is great . AirPods are so much better for you if you are on iOS

                                                                  • Blake
                                                                    Blake  3 days back

                                                                    Michael McGrath The name alone makes them not as good

                                                                • Dorian Grey
                                                                  Dorian Grey  5 days back

                                                                  Honestly, you look fucking stupid.

                                                                  • Eric Draven
                                                                    Eric Draven  5 days back

                                                                    Got mine today and I’m not happy with the battery life and the same old white color. I guess the battery is decent for the size but guess that’s why I use over the ear headphones all the time.

                                                                    • Fred Dag
                                                                      Fred Dag  16 hours back

                                                                      Eric Draven - how long did you get out of them?

                                                                  • Bhumik Patel
                                                                    Bhumik Patel  5 days back

                                                                    Nowadays youtuber make 4-5 viedos for same products ,reviews are like this
                                                                    1)unboxing and features
                                                                    2)new features vs old features
                                                                    3)product review
                                                                    4)deep reviews,things u need to know,comparisons
                                                                    5)honest reviews(as first 4 videos were nt honest)😂🤣🤣😝

                                                                    • AramisTech
                                                                      AramisTech  5 days back

                                                                      I would like to really get an honest review, I like this guy but you know he does not look like he goes to any gym so I’m not sure he is giving a real review. One thing no one talks about is how is the quality on a phone call using noise cancellation is for the person calling, especially in a noisy environment.

                                                                      • asfjkl
                                                                        asfjkl  4 days back

                                                                        nice roast bro

                                                                      • AramisTech
                                                                        AramisTech  4 days back

                                                                        Darryll Sicat thank you I appreciate that. I’m going to check it out

                                                                      • Darryll Sicat
                                                                        Darryll Sicat  4 days back

                                                                        AramisTech Jimmy’s review room has a great example of calls on a busy street.

                                                                    • Darrell Yelity
                                                                      Darrell Yelity  5 days back

                                                                      They need to come in different colors to match your phone. Example, space Gray.

                                                                      • Lane
                                                                        Lane  1 days back

                                                                        That'll be another $50

                                                                      • h03se0k
                                                                        h03se0k  4 days back

                                                                        Darrell Yelity righttt

                                                                    • Hello Cony
                                                                      Hello Cony  5 days back

                                                                      It’s hilarious how much bad things he said about regular Airpods in this video but barley mentioned it over 3 years lol