Sometimes Apple just does it better - AirPods Pro Review

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  • 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 • 3 896

  • Tyler Houston
    Tyler Houston  32 minuti fa

    the noice cancellation is crazy

    • fontik
      fontik  49 minuti fa

      Tick his ear 👂 with them😉😏😋

      • David Uzsak
        David Uzsak  Ora fa

        Audio latency issues? What are you talking about? Watching this using my galaxy buds

        • Josh 01
          Josh 01  2 ore fa

          They can fit in any pocket because all the money that was in them is gone...

          • WahidPlayz
            WahidPlayz  2 ore fa

            "So, What shall the new earbuds name be?" Apple: AirPods Pro Sony: **types gibberish on keyboard** WMXBRU3HIU5NVG3K6BX3

            • Marshall R.
              Marshall R.  3 ore fa

              origin sponsorship, thats funny after just recently re-watching the test-buy videos

              • Cooper Schuham
                Cooper Schuham  4 ore fa

                Product review by Deadmau5

                • Ariel Gonzalez
                  Ariel Gonzalez  5 ore fa

                  Linus looks like DeadMau5 back in 2011.

                  • Jannah J
                    Jannah J  6 ore fa

                    The reason I want to get them cuz the old one don't stay on my ears wile running or doing high intensity workout, I always have to put on head band to make them stay, I hope this can handle my really crazy activity at the gym:) thank you and I did try others don't like any.

                    • xXTerminator14Xx
                      xXTerminator14Xx  7 ore fa

                      Xiaomi Air Pros. Were first

                      • Ross R
                        Ross R  8 ore fa

                        The problem is that the only earbuds that fit in my ear are the normal Apple ones. I’ve tried android style ones and they just fall out.

                        • BIGD
                          BIGD  9 ore fa

                          AirPods Pro so amazing!

                          • Paolo Sbalchiero
                            Paolo Sbalchiero  11 ore fa

                            Apple made a lot of really cool stuff this year

                            • Tim Wallace
                              Tim Wallace  12 ore fa

                              I was just listening to your video in another tab then I just hear in a whisper “Tim, I know your watching.” And I shit myself. Love the video 🤣

                              • KnowledgeBase
                                KnowledgeBase  13 ore fa

                                Apple sent us a hybrid of Eminem and deadmau5 to manipulate us :o well done apple.. buying it anyway

                                • Usama Aslam
                                  Usama Aslam  13 ore fa

                                  Do they have good bass too? Can anyone tell me who has tried them?

                                  • Lorenzo
                                    Lorenzo  15 ore fa

                                    Damn it I really want them now 😕 but Jesus Christ $250

                                    • The Mobile Marine
                                      The Mobile Marine  17 ore fa

                                      Can someone meme that dudes reaction at the beginning? That is hysterical

                                      • lerogers33
                                        lerogers33  18 ore fa

                                        These comments crack me up. $250 is not a lot of money for the amount of tech. and attention to the smallest details in AirPods Pros, like the lack of a nub for the silicone ear pieces to go over for a comfortable fit. Linus highlighted cheaper ear buds that come with tradeoffs I wouldn't want to put up with like the audio latency of the Galaxy buds or the lack of ANC in another brand. You know what to expect when dealing with Apple so why jump on a great tech. review video just to complain? 🤦🏽‍♂️

                                        • GenericGamer 87
                                          GenericGamer 87  18 ore fa

                                          Who watching with AirPods pro?

                                          • MythicalRedFox
                                            MythicalRedFox  18 ore fa

                                            the b-roll in this had me dying

                                            • fayekhelmi
                                              fayekhelmi  19 ore fa

                                              i died at 5:43. :D

                                              • SHUTENSE
                                                SHUTENSE  19 ore fa

                                                It's worse, then a momentums

                                                • OMF 349
                                                  OMF 349  19 ore fa

                                                  Plot twist, Tim is behind the camera...

                                                  • Duy Tran Hoang
                                                    Duy Tran Hoang  19 ore fa

                                                    Is it a freaking dream in 2019? Apple not only listens to us about AirPods Pro, but also about the Macbook Pro 16”.

                                                    • Wayne Hill
                                                      Wayne Hill  20 ore fa

                                                      Wow!.. They licensed the Bose and Sony ANC for the AirPod Pros?? There is an Android app for that.

                                                      • Julian Mauro
                                                        Julian Mauro  20 ore fa

                                                        Hahahah

                                                        • quents
                                                          quents  21 ora fa

                                                          annoying host

                                                          • Beck Iverson
                                                            Beck Iverson  21 ora fa

                                                            I wish apple could do as well as this on all their stuff

                                                            • Scott Happy
                                                              Scott Happy  21 ora fa

                                                              These plebians can't afford the wires. Little cucks...

                                                              • Russ Tanner
                                                                Russ Tanner  21 ora fa

                                                                Are there any limitations to using these with a Samsung S10?

                                                                • Boi Boi
                                                                  Boi Boi  23 ore fa

                                                                  0:18 Gollum? Is that you?

                                                                  • Daniel Plumley
                                                                    Daniel Plumley  23 ore fa

                                                                    So I’m curious if the problem I’m having with my AirPods Pro is just happening to me or not. I’v been looking around the internet and haven’t found anyone else complaining about it. But when watching IT-clip (I haven’t experienced this problem on other platforms) the audio starts popping if that makes sense? It doesn’t always happen. But occurs more frequently in transparency mode and when watching videos with talking or not the highest quality audio. When I toggle my AirPods to “off” or “noise cancellation” it goes away. Every once in a while the popping starts in “off” or “noise cancelation” too. In which case I just toggle back to the other mode which stops the popping till it starts again. So it mostly happens in transparency mode, occasionally on the other modes, and only on certain IT-clip videos. That’s the best I know how to explain it. Is anyone else experiencing this glitch?

                                                                    • Russ Dahlberg
                                                                      Russ Dahlberg  23 ore fa

                                                                      How many takes was it to get the airpod on a string into the ear? hahaha

                                                                      • Νεφελη Ξυνοτρουλια

                                                                        Galaxy buds are the best

                                                                        • Yin Yang
                                                                          Yin Yang  Giorno fa

                                                                          Just a quick fix from the previous defective airpod, what so pro about it? It's still look urgly like my Brawn electric tooth brush. Stop scamming us Apple!

                                                                          • Kamil Navarro
                                                                            Kamil Navarro  Giorno fa

                                                                            Is everyone trying to sell me air pods

                                                                            • curly10808
                                                                              curly10808  Giorno fa

                                                                              6:22 every device in my room activated

                                                                              • Shadow light
                                                                                Shadow light  Giorno fa

                                                                                First time I see an Apple product that is actually good compared to the competition.

                                                                                • Yes I like MCR
                                                                                  Yes I like MCR  Giorno fa

                                                                                  The buds on the new apple AirPods are exactly like the ones on Poundland’s equivalent that last about a month and then breaks , sooooo not exactly revolutionary

                                                                                  • Crokobos
                                                                                    Crokobos  Giorno fa

                                                                                    2 fricking sponsors!

                                                                                    • Elisabeth
                                                                                      Elisabeth  Giorno fa

                                                                                      I wish I’d waited and didn’t buy the air pods 1st gen. So now I’m stuck with them coz I can’t afford $275 for another pair of air pods . Now CHRISTmas is coming up and a few family members give me money gift cards(I always hint for that) so I assume I’ll get about $800 total from everyone. Soooo I can either buy the Apple Watch I want or the AirPods pro . I waited since the beginning of Apple watch intro to buy an Apple Watch. I never liked any of the past watches. But the one that just came out is awesome. Soooo what do I buy with my CHRISTmas cash? I already have the Apple iPhone 11 Pro in that beautiful midnight green that matches my eyes. I got it as a Bday present two weeks ago. And i love it, I’m an Apple girl. I own everything Apple, well almost everything. And I actually really like my first gen Air Pods, i know they’re not the best but they are great for what I use them for which is talking on the phone. I have other much better ear buds for music, like my Bose and the Samsung . Which are amazing btw So I have a big decision, the newest Apple Watch or the AirPods pro? Which would you buy.?

                                                                                      • stpierreorama
                                                                                        stpierreorama  Giorno fa

                                                                                        I bet my wired headphones sound just as good if not better for a fraction of the price. You have your nose held high when walking around with your fancy wireless headphones I'll have my nose held high with my healthy bank account.

                                                                                        • Michael Perin Wogenburg

                                                                                          Naaaa Tim is not watching your channel he doesn't even know how to turn on IT-clip.

                                                                                          • synaps DVA
                                                                                            synaps DVA  Giorno fa

                                                                                            Basically what apple did : take notes from Samsung galaxy buds. Prove me wrong

                                                                                            • Bálint Csilling
                                                                                              Bálint Csilling  Giorno fa

                                                                                              Sony one is better!

                                                                                              • Wrathinside
                                                                                                Wrathinside  Giorno fa

                                                                                                It's cute how Linus admits that Apple has basically caught up to Galaxy Buds and that it's generally inferior to everything else if you really wanted something useful, but the bottom line is, as always - "best at everything". No. It's called "jack of all trades". Does it have the best ANC? Nope. Does it have the best sound? Hell nope. Does it have the highest comfort? Fuck no. Does it look the best? Oh hell fucking no. Is it made by Apple? Yes. You've said it - this concept of "social status", which somehow is supposed to matter in this situation - that's their only true advantage. Sound-wise they are compared to 20$ headphones, and I'm not even sure if foam will do them any good. But... it does make Mi Airdots better, so who knows... iSheep won't know, that's for sure. ANC by itself is basically either "killing your ears" or "killing your music". Take your pick. Sure, there are bad quality ANCs out there that ruin the image, but that's the problem - ANC doesn't actually cancel anything - it simply overwrites the sound digitally. And, like any person with more than half a brain knows - anything digital is cancer, it's analog or bust. To put it into perspective - in some third-world countries the subways are really shitty and really loud, riding them without ear protection is a serious harm. Well, you know what else happens in third-world countries? Beggar musicians! Don't you love how there comes a motherfucker with a boombox and some drum, whose music outroars the subway and whose drum is even louder? Some plebs enjoy it, pay these things and basically make the world a worse place, all because they think that their shitty lives are made better by these musical geniuses instead of the government actually fixing their trains. (Italy - I'm looking at you) Well, the same thing happens to ANC - you basically use a slightly smarter algorithm to do what most imbeciles have been doing for ages - RAISE THE VOLUME, kill your ears and cringe everyone around. Yes, the result is literally the same. To your ears, at least. But... I'll admit, at least in social terms - ANC is more civil. This is why real headphones have not only the size that blocks sound, but also support foam instead of silicon. This is what truly HARDWARE sound CANCELLATION is. It won't be perfect, it won't cancel out a plane or a subway, or even a very loud vehicle. But it will truly cancel out the sound without putting any pressure on your ears, because the sound just doesn't get through. And IF anything gets through - you either raise the volume a BIT(if the situation allows it), or you realize that perhaps you are in a time when you probably shouldn't listen to shit anyway, unless you are a dipshit. So, to summarize - if this 250$ pair is what could be considered a remotely passable Apple product, then I do NOT feel sorry for the millions of imbeciles(Italy, I'm once again looking at you) that bought the original ones..... FOR THE SOCIAL STATUS. Every time I see an idiot with airpods - I know that it's an idiot. It's the same kind of overcompensating fool that rides some SUV(like a soccer mom), or a Ferrari(at least this one actually looks good), or a huge truck with chain balls hanging from behind, or a with a huge spoiler to resemble a monster truck. That is NOT cool. That's basically pathetic. Wake up, iSheep, that's what people think about you outside of your PersonalSpace. Instead, when I see people with literally anything but AirCraps, it tells you things. This guy knows about AirDots, good for him. That guy is using GalaxyBuds - well, better than nothing. Someone else is using chinese armature TWS that actually sound good, that's respect, people of culture. Some are using these Liberty Pro 2s or Sony models - that's also quite sad, but that means that people at least care about audio, or what they think they know about audio. Wearing the airpods, and using the airpods - is not a sign of status. It's literally a Dunce hat.

                                                                                                • RM Productions
                                                                                                  RM Productions  Giorno fa

                                                                                                  I'm getting the airpods 2 only bc the airpods pro expensive af

                                                                                                  • Go Away
                                                                                                    Go Away  Giorno fa

                                                                                                    what's this 0w0 Linus praising an apple product? ~EwE~

                                                                                                    • Lou Kasimoto
                                                                                                      Lou Kasimoto  Giorno fa

                                                                                                      Hahahaahahahaha

                                                                                                      • Cyber
                                                                                                        Cyber  Giorno fa

                                                                                                        "ear puds"

                                                                                                        • noob master69
                                                                                                          noob master69  Giorno fa

                                                                                                          The galaxy buds sound like trash .. do not recommend them at all .. I return them .. and got airpods . And this is coming from an android user hahaha

                                                                                                          • Zachary Duren
                                                                                                            Zachary Duren  Giorno fa

                                                                                                            So the question: do i buy airpods pros or powerbeats pros

                                                                                                            • iMaze -
                                                                                                              iMaze -  Giorno fa

                                                                                                              Airpods gen 2 (normal charging) = $250 Airpods Pro (normal charging) = $398 sure, its fancy and better but i can’t afford the airpods pro.. since i just bought the gen 2 a few months ago 😪

                                                                                                              • CFS GAMING
                                                                                                                CFS GAMING  Giorno fa

                                                                                                                You were frustrated you couldn’t hear yourself there is a feature for that it’s called transparency mode

                                                                                                                • Infa1987
                                                                                                                  Infa1987  Giorno fa

                                                                                                                  Actually Libratone has a set of earbuds with ANC as well and they are very good

                                                                                                                  • Matt Ferguson
                                                                                                                    Matt Ferguson  Giorno fa

                                                                                                                    What makes these better than the Sonys?

                                                                                                                    • GreyscaleTV
                                                                                                                      GreyscaleTV  Giorno fa

                                                                                                                      airpods look bad though lmao

                                                                                                                      • youtubeuser
                                                                                                                        youtubeuser  Giorno fa

                                                                                                                        Just like how Apple invented Liquid Retina Display..... Oh wait....

                                                                                                                        • Jaskirat
                                                                                                                          Jaskirat  Giorno fa

                                                                                                                          249$ still trash like istand for 999$