In case you lately purchased a pair of AirPods Professional 2, return them now
On Tuesday, the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro weren’t the one new merchandise to dump Lightning for USB-C. Apple additionally unveiled an replace to the AirPods Professional, which solely simply launched a 12 months in the past. Now while you purchase a pair you’ll get a case that expenses with USB-C as an alternative of Lightning.
Based on Apple’s tech specs, the brand new port doesn’t change something concerning the charging speeds for the case, however it does imply which you could now use your iPhone 15 to cost your AirPods case. Merely plug one finish of the USB-C cable that comes together with your iPhone 15 into your cellphone and the opposite the brand new AirPods Professional MagSafe Charging Case with USB‑C and you should utilize your iPhone’s battery to cost your earbuds.
We’ve been listening to rumors for years about reverse wi-fi charging, however reverse wired charging is a shocking function. It’s a bit extra handy as nicely since you should utilize the iPhone 15 whereas charging your AirPods because it doesn’t want to put flat. Reverse wired charging brings yet one more charging methodology to the AirPods Professional case, which will be charged with a wall plug, MagSafe, Apple Watch charger, and now an iPhone 15.
Apple additionally says you possibly can cost an Apple Watch with the iPhone 15 however doesn’t point out every other gadgets, reminiscent of an iPad or one other iPhone. However perhaps the following iPad mini or iPad Air will acquire reverse wired charging assist.
And that’s not all that’s new. Apple additionally introduced that the newer AirPods will “allow Lossless Audio with ultra-low latency to ship the right true wi-fi answer with Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional,” and ship IP54 water and mud resistance versus IPX4. Which means the mannequin with a USB-C case is now protected towards mud restricted ingress.
The AirPods Professional with USB-C case value the identical $249 as earlier than and can be preordered now for arrival on Friday, September 22 alongside the brand new iPhones. Notice that third-party retailers reminiscent of Amazon nonetheless promoting the Lightning-equipped AirPods Professional, and it isn’t recognized when these retailers will start transport the USB-C case, so ensure you know which mannequin you’re shopping for. And of you got one a pair inside the previous few weeks, you need to in all probability return them immediately