AirPods Max, the first-ever over-ear headphones have been launched by Apple. They are currently available for pre-order and the premium ones will cost you Rs 59,900. They will be up for sale from December 15. Space Gray, Sky Blue, Silver, Pink and Green Are the five colours available to choose from. Apple enters the space occupied in connection of Sony, Bose, Jabra and Senneiser along with AirPods Max. The comparison of the new Apple hardware to the top-end devices from these companies continues to seem visible, but keeping in touch with the track record of the firm, possibly it is a worthy rival. Here are some details for everyone to keep in mind before purchasing AirPods Max:
Products inside the box
1.AirPods Max headphones
3.Lightning to USB-C cable
Add-ons to be bought and their prices
1.20W USB-C Power Adapter: Rs 1,900
2.Lightning to 3.5mm Audio Cable (1.2m): Rs 3,500
3.AppleCare+ for AirPods Max: Rs 6,900, offers up to two years of tech support and accidental damage protection
Compatibility with Apple devices
Works with iPhone 8 or later and iPod touch (7th generation) with the latest version of iOS; 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation or later), 11-inc iPad Pro, 10.5-inch iPad Pro, iPad (5th generation or later) iPad Air (3rd and 4th generation) and iPad mini (5th generation ), with the latest version of iPadOS; and Apple TV with the latest version of tvOS.
How Apple AirPods Max can be used with non-Apple devices
The new Apple headphones can be paired with Android devices, but complete features of the device might not be accessible. AirPods Max can be used as Bluetooth headphones with Apple devices using earlier software and with non-Apple devices, but functionality is limited, mentions Apple. A report in 9to5mac says “The key features that users will miss out on including instant pairing, automatic device switching, spatial audio, and more.”
Ear cushions replacement
People willing to customise their AirPods Max, replacement cushions worth Rs 6,500 are being offered by Apple. A backup pair or replacement for worn-out cushions later, they can be bought for any of these purposes.