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Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) with USB-C priced at Rs. 24,900 on launch

Apple's latest AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) offers USB-C compatibility and impressive audio upgrades. Explore the features and what's new below.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Sep 13 2023, 11:00 IST
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1/7 On September 12, 2023, Apple launched the Apple Watch Ultra 2 alongside the iPhone 15 lineup. Apple claims the smartwatch to be an improved version of the original “most rugged” smartwatch. The event unfolded various new specs and features about the watch that may excite buyers, however, the price is hefty. (Apple)
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2/7 The Apple Watch Ultra 2 is powered by the new S9 SiP which the company claims to be Apple’s most powerful watch chip ever. The watch is equipped with a brand-new 4-core Neural Engine, which is capable of operating machine learning tasks at double the speed of the original Apple Watch Ultra. The smartwatch runs on new watchOS 10 software that will include new features.  (Apple)
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3/7 Apple has introduced a new double-tap Gesture feature that enables users to easily control the Apple Watch Ultra 2 using just two fingers,  index finger and thumb twice for various actions without touching the display. The gesture can be used to stop a timer, play and pause music, or snooze an alarm,  answer and end a phone call, take a photo with the Camera Remote, and more. (Apple)
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4/7 The Apple Watch Ultra 2 comes with a 3000 nits display, which is 50 percent brighter than the first generation. It can be accessed properly during bright sunlight, dark rooms or early mornings. The in-display flashlight is also improved with  Digital Crown which temporarily doubles the brightness. It provides a larger display with its new “ Modular Ultra” watch face. It enables easy viewing of sports, outdoor adventures, and ocean and water activities. (Apple)
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5/7 Apple Watch Ultra 2 is integrated with On-Device Siri for easy access to  Log Health Data. Now you do not need the internet for starting workout or setting a timer as Siri does not rely on Wi-Fi or cellular networks. Additionally, as per Apple, the watch is perfect for water sports. Use can easily scuba dive, kitesurf, or wakeboard wearing the watch. The Oceanic+ app app now shows in-depth information about water sports.  (Apple)
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6/7 Lastly, the newly announced Apple Watch is designed with carbon-neutral products and is made up of 95 percent recycled titanium. The  Alpine Loop variant will be available in blue, indigo, and olive colors. Whereas, the Trail Loop will include orange/beige, green/grey, blue/black, and ocean band colors. (Apple)
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7/7 People in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, India, Japan, the UAE, the U.K., the US can order the Apple Watch Ultra 2. The watch will be made available in stores from Friday, September 22. The price of the Apple Watch Ultra in India is Rs. 89900 and in the US it costs $799. (Apple)
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Apple unveils second-gen AirPods Pro with USB-C compatible case, improved noise cancellation, spatial audio, and more. (Apple)

Apple has just unveiled the second generation of its popular AirPods Pro during its "Wonderlust" event, and there's one standout feature that's sure to catch the attention of tech enthusiasts: the new USB-C compatible case. This innovation means that the AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) will now use the same charging cable as the iPhone 15, iPad Pro, iPad Air, MacBook, and most Android devices, making it even more convenient for Apple users.

But that's not all that's new. The AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) retain the impressive features that made their predecessors a hit. Active Noise Cancellation, which is now 2 times better than before, ensures that you can enjoy your music or calls without unwanted distractions. The spatial audio experience has also been enhanced, immersing you even deeper into your audio content. And there's a new Advanced Transparency mode, offering greater awareness of your surroundings while still enjoying your music. Also, Catch all the iPhone 15 Live Updates here.

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For those who love the convenience of wireless charging, the AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) continues to support this feature. Additionally, they offer touch controls, and when paired with iOS 17, you will benefit from adaptive audio, personalised volume settings, and conversation awareness features, so you can pause your music or answer calls with just a tap.

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Lossless Audio

Additionally, Apple's latest AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) with the MagSafe Charging Case (USB-C) brings an improved audio experience with Lossless Audio and ultra-low latency, thanks to Apple Vision Pro. The H2 chip integrated into these AirPods Pro, combined with a cutting-edge wireless audio protocol, delivers powerful 20-bit, 48 kHz Lossless Audio with a significant reduction in audio latency.

And there's more innovation on the audio front. AirPods Pro now features Adaptive Audio, a feature made possible by iOS 17. This listening mode seamlessly blends Transparency mode and Active Noise Cancellation, adjusting the noise control based on your environment, ensuring you get the best audio experience no matter where you are.

Price and Availability

The AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) with the MagSafe Charging Case (USB-C) are available for order starting today, and you can find them in stores beginning Friday, September 22. The price for this updated version is Rs. 24,900.

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First Published Date: 13 Sep, 11:00 IST
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