Audio Technology

  • Spatial audio with dynamic head tracking1
  • Adaptive EQ
  • Custom high-excursion Apple driver
  • Custom high dynamic range amplifier


  • Dual beamforming microphones
  • Inward-facing microphone
  • Skin-detecting sensor
  • Motion-detecting accelerometer
  • Speech-detecting accelerometer
  • Force sensor


H1 headphone chip


  • Press once to play, pause or answer a phone call
  • Press twice to skip forwards
  • Press three times to skip backwards
  • Press and hold for Siri
  • Say “Hey Siri” to do things like play a song,
    make a call or get directions
Sweat and Water Resistant2
  • Sweat and water resistant (IPX4)

Size and Weight (Each)3

  • Height: 30.79 mm (1.21 inches)
  • Width: 18.26 mm (0.72 inches)
  • Depth: 19.21 mm (0.76 inches)
  • Weight: 4.28 grams (0.15 ounces)
  • Height: 46.40 mm (1.83 inches)
  • Width: 54.40 mm (2.14 inches)
  • Depth: 21.38 mm (0.84 inches)
  • Weight: 37.91 grams (1.34 ounces)

Charging Case

  • Works with MagSafe charger, Qi-certified chargers or the Lightning connector



  • Up to 6 hours of listening time with a single charge (up to 5 hours with spatial audio enabled)4
  • Up to 4 hours of talk time with a single charge5

AirPods with MagSafe Charging Case

  • Up to 30 hours of listening time6
  • Up to 20 hours of talk time7

5 minutes in the case provides around 1 hour of listening time8 or around 1 hour of talk time9


  • Bluetooth 5.0

In the Box

  • AirPods
  • MagSafe Charging Case
  • Lightning to USB‑C Cable
  • Documentation


Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new AirPods.

Features include:

  • Live Listen audio10
  • Headphone levels
  • Headphone Accommodations

System Requirements11

  • iPhone and iPod touch models with the latest version of iOS
  • iPad models with the latest version of iPadOS
  • Apple Watch models with the latest version of watchOS
  • Mac models with the latest version of macOS
  • Apple TV models with the latest version of tvOS