Washington: American technology giant Apple Inc. launched its first on-ear design based wireless headphones On Tuesday at $549.The AirPods Max will begin to ship from December 15 in more than 25 countries. The headphones are available for order from Apple website and Apple authorized resellers. The AirPods Max will begin to ship from December 15 in more than 25 countries and regions.
These AirPods are not compatible with older iPhones, such as the iPhone 4s. As for iPads, AirPods are compatible with the iPad Air, iPad mini 2 and later, 5th-generation iPad and later, and all iPad Pro models. The AirPods work with all Apple Watch models, starting with the original Apple Watch.The headphones have a total of nine microphones, eight of which also assist the Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) function to block noise from all directions. It has a single-button press Transparency mode similar to what Apple's True Wireless Stereo (TWS) earphones.
The AirPods Max have special audio with dynamic head tracking, which uses accelerometer and gyroscope sensors to track head movement and optimize sound in real-time. To pause the sound they have optical and position sensors to detect when the pair is removed from ears or when one ear cup is lifted.