After being preceded by various rumors, Apple finally launched its newest audio accessory at the end of 2020. Instead of AirPods Studio, this latest device is named AirPods Max.
Unlike the AirPods series that are already on the market, the AirPods Max is a wireless audio accessory in the form of over-ear headphones, this is the first made by Apple, apart fromproduct Beats which is the result of an acquisition.
By design, Airpods Max is equipped with an over-ear handle that can adjust the width of the user’s head, for the sake of comfort.
Both Airpods Max foam headphones (left and right) are equipped with magnetic irons. If the foam is dirty, then the user can remove it and clean it easily. In terms of features, AirPods Max is equipped with a 40 mm audio driver, along with the Apple H1 chip which is claimed to produce high-quality sound.
Thanks to the presence of the chip concerned, with a variety of sensors that accompanies each style ( dome ) headphones, Airpods Max has various convenience features smart, like features in AirPods Pro earphones. Among them are Adaptive EQ to adjust the sound quality to the type of music,
Transparency Mode, Audio Sharing, to Spatial Audio, for a more realistic listening experience. These wireless headphones can also stop music playback when not in use, and resume it when the foam sticks to the user’s ear.
Has a noise canceling feature
Just like most premium headphones, this latest Apple device also has an active noise cancellation feature. Such features rely on eight microphones, consists of six mikfofon facing outward ( outward ) and two microphones facing inward.
To control the music being listened to, AirPods Max itself adopts the “Digital Crown” module carried by the Apple Watch. This module allows users to control volume, play (play) or stop music, answer or reject incoming phone calls, call Siri’s digital assistant, and so on.
So, how is the power endurance? Apple claims AirPods Max can be used to listen to music for up to 20 hours on a single charge.
When it runs out, it can be charged via the Lightning port. Apple claims five minutes of charging the Airpods Max can provide playback time of up to 90 minutes. AirPods Max, which supports Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, is available in five color variants, namely Space Gray, Silver, Sky Blue, Green and Pink.
The AirPods Max also comes with a protective headphone wrap called the “Smart Case”. When put in the package, the device is said to work in power saving mode. So, if you are interested in proposing AirPods Max, it seems you have to spend a lot.
The reason is, this latest audio accessory is priced at 549 US dollars, as compiled from TheVerge , Wednesday (9/12/2020). AirPods Max itself can be ordered in several countries starting today and can be obtained starting December 15.