In addition to unveiling the second-generation AirPods Pro today, Apple made the third-generation AirPods available with a Lightning charging case that lacks MagSafe wireless charging. This version of the case can only be charged with a Lightning cable.

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The third-generation AirPods with a Lightning case are priced at $169 in the US, compared to $179 for the third-generation AirPods with a MagSafe case, so there seems to be very limited value in picking this up. new option.

Apple today announced no further updates to third-generation AirPods, and second-generation AirPods remain available for $129.

The new AirPods Pro feature an H2 chip offering improved audio quality and up to 2x the amount of active noise cancellation, Transparency mode improvements, a more personalized spatial audio experience, and a revamped charging case with the Find My support and a new buckle to attach. lanyards sold separately by third party accessory manufacturers.

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