AirPods Max begin arriving on the doorsteps of early birds around the globe

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Airpods Max On End Hero (Image credit: Joseph Keller / iMore)

What you need to know

  • Some lucky people are starting to receive their AirPods Max orders.

Today is AirPods Max launch day and while stocks are more limited than a really limited thing, those who were able to order quickly are receiving their headphones today. And thanks to the magic of timezones, some are already bopping away to their favorite playlists right now.

Music lovers around the world have taken to social media to share photos of their new headphones while others have ventured into their local Apple Stores to take a look at the new hotness.

Leaker @l0vetodtream was one of the lucky ones, grabbing a pair of Space Gray AirPods Max

Early reports are pretty positive, too. Reviews still aren't live, but that isn't stopping buyers from sharing their thoughts.

Also, am I the only one that's rather taken by the Pink color?

That Blue and Green though...

Silver's pretty hot as well!

Still, it seems that Space Gray are the most popular right now.

Were you able to bag yourself a pair of AirPods Max or, like me, are you facing a three-month wait?

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too. Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.