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 • 3 738

  • karmajaystar13
    karmajaystar13  19 minutes back

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

    • Darren McCoy
      Darren McCoy  44 minutes back

      That's a watch pocket.

      • sidneylopsides
        sidneylopsides  1 hours back

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

        • Avi Krish
          Avi Krish  2 hours back

          He got sponsored by Apple for sure

          • ludan1498
            ludan1498  3 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  3 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  4 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  6 hours back

                  freaked the FUCK out having him call me by my name

                  • r3play81
                    r3play81  6 hours back

                    still looks like jizz

                    • neoxide h
                      neoxide h  8 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  8 hours back


                        • ThatGuyBryce101 W
                          ThatGuyBryce101 W  8 hours back

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

                          • Leois12
                            Leois12  8 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  8 hours back

                              slain by the sound quality reaction LOL

                              • Luke Skywalker
                                Luke Skywalker  8 hours back

                                Old AirPod users be like

                                *oh shit, I’m broke again*

                                • Kekarot
                                  Kekarot  9 hours back

                                  THIS REVIEW PAID FOR BY APPLE

                                  • HipposHateWater
                                    HipposHateWater  9 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  10 hours back

                                      This was hilarious and informative. Thanks!

                                      • Techno How
                                        Techno How  11 hours back

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

                                        • Bosco Zhang
                                          Bosco Zhang  11 hours back

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

                                          • Ryce
                                            Ryce  11 hours back

                                            Literally listening from my brand new AirPods pro

                                            • NoBakesPlease
                                              NoBakesPlease  12 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  13 hours back

                                                keys doesnt even have to say anything to be hilarious

                                                • Insanium
                                                  Insanium  13 hours back

                                                  Linus what the fuck are you wearing

                                                  • doctoreeee
                                                    doctoreeee  13 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  14 hours back

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

                                                      • jagjordi
                                                        jagjordi  14 hours back

                                                        "sample audio 200 times per second"

                                                        • Jamie Wiltzen
                                                          Jamie Wiltzen  14 hours back

                                                          any reviews on sleeping on your side with these

                                                          • Gerry Hernandez
                                                            Gerry Hernandez  15 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  16 hours back

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

                                                                • Todd Lack
                                                                  Todd Lack  16 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  16 hours back

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

                                                                    • Diego Sandoval R.
                                                                      Diego Sandoval R.  16 hours back

                                                                      3:17 Ah yes, the sound of my people

                                                                      • Miguel Galvez
                                                                        Miguel Galvez  17 hours 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  17 hours 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.

                                                                          • Andriy Predmyrskyy
                                                                            Andriy Predmyrskyy  17 hours back

                                                                            You actually HAVE to have the internal microphone if you want to do active noise cancellation. There's no way to update the filters without a feedback signal. Most ANC headphones should have this technology. You can technically get away without an internal microphone if you have a very good model of the sound distortion of the headphone already, but that's not likely.

                                                                            • Hannibal Bahri
                                                                              Hannibal Bahri  17 hours back

                                                                              Will you be reviweing huaweis freebuds 3?

                                                                              • Cryptonian Savage
                                                                                Cryptonian Savage  17 hours back

                                                                                I’ve tried all the tips they continue to wiggle out my 👂 very unfortunate I wanted to like them.

                                                                                • Orlandorina J.C
                                                                                  Orlandorina J.C  17 hours back

                                                                                  Wait... wait...wait...does anyone notice that the new AirPods Pro design looks like Peashooter from Plants vs Zombies?😂😂😂

                                                                                  • SteadyMuffins
                                                                                    SteadyMuffins  17 hours back

                                                                                    Finally a pair of good wireless earphones that fits my ear, but can't buy because: 2nd-3rd world country.

                                                                                    • CasinoR
                                                                                      CasinoR  19 hours back

                                                                                      After selling a shit airpod as new they sell a better one after 2 months lolol

                                                                                      • Cemalettin Altınsoy
                                                                                        Cemalettin Altınsoy  19 hours back

                                                                                        Apple airpod ever ever =) . You can check it and get it last version

                                                                                        • mobious01
                                                                                          mobious01  19 hours back

                                                                                          I wont bother to buy the airpods pro until apple implements icloud lock because is stupidly easy to steal a pair and use it with another phone

                                                                                          • SP3C73R Gaming
                                                                                            SP3C73R Gaming  19 hours back

                                                                                            Galaxy buds vs airpods pro

                                                                                            • re_alpha
                                                                                              re_alpha  20 hours back

                                                                                              Apple really needs to go deeper in the hifi-market, like, audiophile/studio speakers deep. Not talking about that trash brand beats.

                                                                                              • XBLASTER
                                                                                                XBLASTER  21 hours back

                                                                                                I still don't get how just a good noise cancelling advancement over others justifies it's incredibly high price...🤨

                                                                                                I think it's just Apple being Apple thinking people are just billions of fools......💔

                                                                                                • Saif al haj
                                                                                                  Saif al haj  21 hours back

                                                                                                  why is Eminem telling me about the new Apple Airpods