AirPods with Siri and wireless charging support

The second-gen Apple AirPods come with a wireless charging case and a new H1 chip that promises improved battery life. The automatically-on AirPods can sense when they are plugged in and when they have been taken out.

By Author  |  Published: 22nd Mar 2019  4:59 pmUpdated: 22nd Mar 2019  4:53 pm

After announcing its refreshed iPads, Apple has now rolled out its second-generation AirPods. The wireless ear buds are now improved in terms of features and capabilities.

The second-gen Apple AirPods come with a wireless charging case and a new H1 chip that promises improved battery life. The automatically-on AirPods can sense when they are plugged in and when they have been taken out.

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One of the interesting additions is the support for Siri. Simply call out ‘Hey Siri’ to control your music, make a call, and so on. To enable the wireless charging mode, you need to set the case on a Qi-compatible charging mat and let it charge.

The new AirPods with wireless charging case will retail at $199, with the standard charging case, it will cost $159. The wireless charging case is available separately at $79.