Thanks to Colorware, you can get Apple's AirPods in virtually any color that you want for $299


If you live in Apple's ecosystem of devices and haven't picked up a pair of AirPods just yet, you're really missing out. Although the appearance of the truly wireless earbuds might look silly when viewed online, the tight-night integration with your iCloud account, ridiculously long battery life, and surprisingly nice sound quality creates for a pair of earbuds that are honestly a lot of fun to use.

As nice as AirPods actually look in person, one thing that could definitely get fixed is the color that they come in. Apple's released some really great-looking gadgets recently with shades of Rose Gold and Jet Black, but AirPods unfortunately only come in a white color scheme. Plenty of people have taken to the World Wide Web to complain about Apple's decision to not release a Jet or Matte Back color for its wireless earbuds, and while it's unlikely that we'll ever get a first-party solution for this, device-customization site Colorware is ready to solve this issue for you if you're willing to pay a premium.


By heading to Colorware's website, you can now purchase a pair of AirPods in the custom color option of your choice. There are 58 total colors to choose from (29 solid and 29 metallic shades) and each color is available in either a glossy or matte finish. Whether you want an all black setup to match your Jet Black iPhone, a bright red concoction to go with the rumored red iPhone 7, or virtually anything else that you can think of, Colorware has you covered. You can get each AirPod in an individual color or have them be the same, and you'll also have the option of customizing the included charging case.

As cool as this is, you'll have to pay quite a bit more for Colorware's AirPods than you would if you bought them directly from Apple. A pair of customized AirPods will cost $299 ($140 more than the usual price of $159), and choosing to add a color to the charging case will add an additional $40 for a grand total of $339. These higher prices don't seem to be holding customers back, however, as estimated ship dates are already pushed back to 10-12 weeks.

source: Colorware

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9 Comments

1. sun0066

Posts: 266; Member since: Feb 12, 2011

Thanks Colorware ,at last I can have my color airpods and the best of all , for almost nothing

2. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

No way in Hell.......

3. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

IKR, they are just painting s**t and they want an extra $140 for that lol GTFO right!

6. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

I thought they were cool, specially the black ones. Until I saw that added price that is.

4. steodoreben

Posts: 379; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

It looks more cheap than the original.

5. DBoss

Posts: 102; Member since: Feb 18, 2017

I like the way the article is narrated :D its like it is straight out of apples advertisement campaign. Thanks to... cool colors... a bit more extra money... WTF did i jus read? $339 WHAT?... if its not apple, PA wud hav trashed tis one in the title itself...

16. markobarko

Posts: 176; Member since: Oct 09, 2016

300 bucks for a toothbrush, no way! Then again, nobody forces you to buy it.

18. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

The thing is, I would actually pay $300 for a toothbrush. I've been thinking about getting one of these for a while,https://oralb.com/en-us/products/genius-8000-electric-toothbrush-with-bluetooth, Oral hygiene is important after all.

19. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3100; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

This is way too much for a colored q-tips.

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