Apple has changed the way iPhone 7 users will be listening to music by removing the 3.5 mm audio jack. To replace the 3.5 mm audio jack, the company has introduced the Lightning EarPods and the AirPods. The Lightning EarPods use the Lightning port and the AirPods are wireless headphones that use Bluetooth. Today, we are going to answer a few questions about the Apple AirPods.
Apple AirPods FAQ
Question: What are the Apple Airpods?
Answer: They are Apple’s new wireless headphones. They were launched yesterday along with the iPhone 7.
Question: Are they similar to the EarPods?
Answer: While they look similar to the EarPods, the AirPods, the AirPods is a wireless headphone.
Question: Why do I need the AirPods?
Answer: Apple has removed the 3.5 mm audio jack from the iPhone 7. The company has introduced Lightning EarPods and AirPods to replace the standard earphones.
Question: How do the AirPods connect to the device?
Answer: The AirPods use Bluetooth LE to connect to your. They also come with Apple’s W1 chip for a better connection.
Question: How do I connect my AirPods to my device?
Answer: Connecting the AirPods to your device is very simple. All you need to do is open the charging case near your iPhone and with a simple tap, you can connect them with your device.
Question: Can I control audio playback using AirPods?
Answer: Yes, the AirPods come with dual optical sensors and accelerometers that play music only when the headphones are in your ears. To stop the music, all you need to do is remove them from your ears.
Question: Can I use them to answer calls?
Answer: Yes you can use them to answer your calls. Each AirPod come with a microphone which gets activated when you speak.
Question: Do they work with Siri?
Answer: You can activate Siri by double tapping eaither Airpod. You can then Siri to find anything you want.
Question: Can Siri help me control the AirPods?
Answer: Siri can then help you adjust volume, skip tracks and check the remaining battery power on your AirPods.
Question: Which devices will they work with?
Answer: They will work with all of Apple devices that run iOS 10, watchOS 3, and macOS Sierra.
Question: Are the AirPods compatible with non-Apple devices?
Answer: Yes, as they use Bluetooth, they will be compatible with non-Apple devices too.
Question: Can I listen to music while charging my device?
Answer: Yes, unlike the Lightning EarPods, you can use the AirPods while charging your device.
Question: What is the battery life of the AirPods?
Answer: As per the company, thee wireless headphones come with 5 hours of listening time. You can get an additional 24 hours listening time using the charging case.
Question: How to charge the Apple AirPods?
Answer: You can charge the AirPods by placing them in the charging case and then plug it in via Lightning and charge them both simultaneously.
Question: Will I get them with the iPhone 7?
Answer: No, the AirPods will be sold separately.
Question: What is the price of the AirPods?
Answer: The AirPods have been priced at $159.
Question: When will the AirPods be Available?
Answer: The wireless headphones are expected to be available in October.