You can now order Apple's AirPods, the $160 wireless earbuds ship on December 21st

You can finally order the Apple AirPods, the $160 set of futuristic, cord-less white earbuds that Apple introduced along with the iPhone 7...
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30. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

And explodes in your ears!!!!!!

39. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Its sad to be habitually stupid!

15. Carlitos

Posts: 645; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

And it tracks your speed, distance, and calories burned all built in, has a mode to let you listen to your surroundings, and it doesnt have a random stick pointing out. Still, i find the price for either of them to be far too high

17. gersont1000

Posts: 473; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

Samsung fanboys that buy those are sheep and idiots too.

12. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

done.....watch shamesung mimic these.....1.2.3

19. JC557

Posts: 1918; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Why would they? All they have to do is improve upon the IconX which has better isolation and sound quality (going by the wired earpods) and they have to considering Eratos and Bragi are releasing similar products.

40. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Why when they already have a better option? Here is the spec that matters to me: Frequency Range: 20~20 kHz Speaker Sensitivity: 89.5 dB ± 3 dB / 1mW Speaker Impedance: 16 ohm Apple's EarPod Frequency (Low) 5Hz Frequency (High) 21 kHz How a lower range, but the bass on them sound terrible. The bass on the Icon X sound great and are equal to Beat Studio over-ear headphones in frequency ranges. I dont see apple topping that. Since the Icon X also has IR, it has HR, Touch Sensors, activity tracker and built-in storage...why would Samsung need to copy?

18. SIGPRO

Posts: 2810; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

160$ for this piece of crap? Sheep makes apple rich.......

25. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Already bought the Beats Solo3 and the W1 chip is really a powerful one.

41. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

How can you tell. It sounds no different than the model without the chip. You are a sheep. You actaully "think" because it has the chip, it sounds better. LMAO. You really need to see this video -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFKT4jvN4OE This video shows Penn & Teller, filling branded bottles of water bottles, with plain tap water. People look at the name ont he bottle and actually think they are drinking something better. This video basically shows how company's have used marketing tactics to make people "think" what they bought is better, when in fact its no different that want they were buying before. Its how you guys say, when you put a 1080p display next to a 1440p display, of similar size; they don't look any different. The fact is they do, even if the difference is slight. You claim about the headphones is BS. I have both the original model and the ones with the W1 chip. The only "true" difference is the newer model is suing a slight better speaker. if you open the older model and open the newer one, the speaker in the newer one is a slightly better one. It is using a better quality material fot the speaker and also the magnet is larger. I am not saying the chip didnt improve the sound. I "think" it may have. But what I am saying is, the newer model uses a better speaker which help improved the sound. And even without the chip they woudl sound better because it is a higher quality speaker. if they didnt change the speaker the chip wouldn't even have mattered.

27. ph00ny

Posts: 1994; Member since: May 26, 2011

Supposedly these do nothing for acoustics and are essentially same as the earpods

42. S4NDY

Posts: 212; Member since: Mar 14, 2016

Overpriced tampons... I mean Bluetooth airpods

45. sissy246

Posts: 7001; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

I wasn't going to say it but since you did that was the first thing IU thought when I saw them. They look like tampons. Lol

43. S4NDY

Posts: 212; Member since: Mar 14, 2016

Overpriced tampons... I mean Bluetooth airpods

44. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

There's just something about Mary.

46. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Did I really just read someone criticize but will purchase these? Good grief.

47. BradyCrack

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 29, 2015

Honestly, I don't see all the hate on the airpods. While I have only tried one pair of Bluetooth earphones (which were absolutely awful). I am very interested in the way Apple solves the connection issue. It looks as though it would be as fast as plugging in a pair of headphones, maybe faster. Connection at the push of a button. I like it.
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