Sometimes Apple just does it better - AirPods Pro Review

  • Published: 07 November 2019
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    Apple finally gave Airpods a big upgrade with the AirPods Pro wireless earbuds, with in-ear tips and active noise cancelling. So can they stand up to the competition?

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Comments • 3 760

  • siimilu
    siimilu  33 minutes back

    There is also the libratone track air plus.

    • Alexis Perez
      Alexis Perez  35 minutes back

      If i need to take one on this price i would take the sony ones they are better!!

      • NotSchwifty
        NotSchwifty  39 minutes back

        Apple is so behind with everything, there are already hundreds of different wireless headphones that go in ear lmfao

        • David Martinez
          David Martinez  1 hours back

          90 dollar fakes are exactly the same as the over priced turds. Y pay 270 when you can get some for 90

          • eThi Gaming
            eThi Gaming  1 hours back

            Thumbs up for 1:16

            • Brad Bozarth
              Brad Bozarth  2 hours back

              Next year we will have the AirPods pro 2.

              • Jason King
                Jason King  3 hours back

                The original airpods, like Apple's standard corded headphones could never stay in my ear. I could not even turn my head without the things falling out. Even earpods with foam or rubber ear canal pieces fall out on occasion (even with the largest ear piece). The only ones that work for me are ones that have a piece that goes over my ear to hold them in place

                • Ali Rafiei
                  Ali Rafiei  4 hours back

                  The cutaways in this video are amazing lmao

                  • jjdkd
                    jjdkd  4 hours back

                    The Libraton Track Air+ come Witz ANC too

                    • blaz grabnar
                      blaz grabnar  4 hours back

                      Xiaomi also has TWO truly wireless earphones with ANC...

                      • Jonathan Swindell
                        Jonathan Swindell  4 hours back

                        lol Apple did finally listen to its consumer!

                        • Emil
                          Emil  6 hours back

                          I would love to see a review of the new jabra elite 75t 😁

                          • karmajaystar13
                            karmajaystar13  8 hours back

                            What about the Sony WHxm3 ? At the end comparison you didn’t mention them

                            • Darren McCoy
                              Darren McCoy  8 hours back

                              That's a watch pocket.

                              • sidneylopsides
                                sidneylopsides  9 hours back

                                The WF1000XM3 have the inward facing mic for noise cancelling as well.

                                • Avi Krish
                                  Avi Krish  9 hours back

                                  He got sponsored by Apple for sure

                                  • ludan1498
                                    ludan1498  10 hours back

                                    Damn Linus. Thought you were the only tech youtuber I could trust. Even you fell for the money, eh?

                                    • max sa
                                      max sa  11 hours back

                                      Apple are for dumbasses who like the previous years tech. we like android cos its just classier and better. Apple are for dumbasses, Trump uses it. That's proof enough.

                                      • Ray Rajhid
                                        Ray Rajhid  12 hours back

                                        How to make money with retards: release shitty ear buds and release good ones later. Every apple sheep bought both and paid twice. All reviews are bought, there is nothing special about the new ones. And if they tell something bad about apple, the reviewers wont get any future products.

                                        • Timothy Deng
                                          Timothy Deng  13 hours back

                                          freaked the FUCK out having him call me by my name

                                          • r3play81
                                            r3play81  14 hours back

                                            still looks like jizz

                                            • neoxide h
                                              neoxide h  15 hours back

                                              I’m starting to think I’m the only person who buys apple products for the quality and refinement and not social status

                                              • Allen Rubin
                                                Allen Rubin  15 hours back


                                                • ThatGuyBryce101 W
                                                  ThatGuyBryce101 W  15 hours back

                                                  Linus, you are my favourite tech YouTuber and always make my spirits go up. Keep up the good work.😁👍

                                                  • Leois12
                                                    Leois12  16 hours back

                                                    The Galaxy buds sound like garbage they’re the worst wireless earbuds I’ve ever heard and they sound a lot worse than the basic AirPods. So if you’re comparing the pros to the galaxy buds and sayings it’s a toss up, then something isn’t adding up here.

                                                    • Chase Diffey
                                                      Chase Diffey  16 hours back

                                                      slain by the sound quality reaction LOL

                                                      • Luke Skywalker
                                                        Luke Skywalker  16 hours back

                                                        Old AirPod users be like

                                                        *oh shit, I’m broke again*

                                                        • Kekarot
                                                          Kekarot  16 hours back

                                                          THIS REVIEW PAID FOR BY APPLE

                                                          • HipposHateWater
                                                            HipposHateWater  17 hours back

                                                            Am I the only one who actually liked and preferred the semi in-ear quality of the original Airpods?
                                                            While I prefer in-ears for sound-quality, the ear-fatigue is very real when they're in your ears for hours on end. I don't get this with the Airpods. I have forgotten Airpods in my ears for an entire day on more than one occasion.
                                                            Because of this, I end up having to bring my Airpods along to carry me through the rest of a work shift, since my Galaxy Buds inevitably get too belligerent to continue using long-term.
                                                            (And the difference in sound quality isn't nearly as significant as the Apple-hate bandwagoners pretend is the case, so it's hardly an inconvenience aside from the annoyance of needing to carry two sets of wireless earbuds everywhere.)

                                                            • Joeelikescoffee
                                                              Joeelikescoffee  18 hours back

                                                              This was hilarious and informative. Thanks!

                                                              • Techno How
                                                                Techno How  18 hours back

                                                                They still make the user look like a knob!!!

                                                                • Bosco Zhang
                                                                  Bosco Zhang  19 hours back

                                                                  3:44 sounds like the Chinese government with Tianamen Square *cough cough

                                                                  • Ryce
                                                                    Ryce  19 hours back

                                                                    Literally listening from my brand new AirPods pro

                                                                    • NoBakesPlease
                                                                      NoBakesPlease  20 hours back

                                                                      The difference is with galaxy pods and air pods pro is that
                                                                      You get to flex for spending more money

                                                                      • Eran Boodnero
                                                                        Eran Boodnero  21 hours back

                                                                        keys doesnt even have to say anything to be hilarious

                                                                        • Insanium
                                                                          Insanium  21 hours back

                                                                          Linus what the fuck are you wearing

                                                                          • doctoreeee
                                                                            doctoreeee  21 hours back

                                                                            Regarding the noise cancellation of the AirPods Pro. I understand it prevents noise from getting into my ear when I listen to music on a windy day. But what’s with calling? The old AirPods used to pick up lots of wind and the person on the other end had trouble understanding me. Is this noise cancelled too?

                                                                            • SthamerAMVs
                                                                              SthamerAMVs  22 hours back

                                                                              The pain that Linus goes through when admitting an Apple product is actually good is real😂

                                                                              • jagjordi
                                                                                jagjordi  22 hours back

                                                                                "sample audio 200 times per second"

                                                                                • Jamie Wiltzen
                                                                                  Jamie Wiltzen  22 hours back

                                                                                  any reviews on sleeping on your side with these

                                                                                  • Gerry Hernandez
                                                                                    Gerry Hernandez  22 hours back

                                                                                    I'm going to laugh so hard if Linus actually switches to iPhone one day.

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                                                                                      • 123 456
                                                                                        123 456  23 hours back

                                                                                        Are the galaxy buds still a good choice now ?? In terms of sound quality plz help me

                                                                                        • Todd Lack
                                                                                          Todd Lack  23 hours back

                                                                                          Meh, I’d wear my galaxy buds at work which was around 90db at all times and they did a solid job cancelling that noise out. The Apple ones look like a ear tampon, cool for those edgy hipsters that want attention but not for me.

                                                                                          • Alexandros Aggelakoudis
                                                                                            Alexandros Aggelakoudis  24 hours back

                                                                                            8:22 why you’ve got to do us like that ?😂

                                                                                            • Diego Sandoval R.
                                                                                              Diego Sandoval R.  24 hours back

                                                                                              3:17 Ah yes, the sound of my people

                                                                                              • Miguel Galvez
                                                                                                Miguel Galvez  1 days back

                                                                                                Did I miss it or did he skip out on the fact that the Airpod Pros lack volume adjustment controls on the earbuds themselves?

                                                                                                • Eternal Void
                                                                                                  Eternal Void  1 days back

                                                                                                  I only really care about three things when it comes to earbuds: sound quality, build quality, and comfort. Do these things really come close to the performance of something much cheaper like the Shure SE-215's? I seriously doubt it. I can't imagine these holding a candle to normal IEM's in the same price range.

                                                                                                  I don't care for active noise cancellation, the 90% noise isolation I'm getting with regular IEM's is perfectly fine, and doesn't screw up the sound.

                                                                                                  Being wireless is nice, until the battery runs out... or you want to use it with something that doesn't have blue-tooth... or when you get latency issues... or when the battery dies... or when the DAC isn't really all that good (is it really 24/96, Apple aims at music production too right?). Until they get all of that sorted out, my earbuds will be wired.