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Apple announced AirPods Pro, and the internet did not disappoint

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AirPods Pro (Image credit: Mashable)

What you need to know

  • Apple announced its AirPods Pro on October 28.
  • The internet was very quick to drop as many memes as possible.
  • Resemblances include Bellsprout, Plants vs Zombies, Pingu and more.

Apple announced its AirPods Pro on October 28. If you didn't know this, it can only be assumed that you live under a rock, or despise technology, or Apple, in which case why are you reading this?

If you saw the announcement, it's likely you may have seen a few more jovial pieces across the internet, as people took to every platform imaginable to ridicule the design of Apple's latest wireless in-ear headphones. In case you missed any of them, here's a roundup of the best (and worst) AirPods Pro memes.

The Bellsprout resemblance (above) was one of the first to appear, and was an instant classic:

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Not only do they look like Bellsprout, there's also a striking resemblance to Peashooter from Plants vs Zombies...

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And Pingu...

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And also this hairdryer...

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And this one...

Despite the funky design, however, not everyone could get them to stay in their ears, including YouTube star Jenna Ezarik:

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Here's a corker from Windows Central's very own @JezCorden

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AirPods (Image credit: iMore)

We can only assume he lost the other one...

Back to resemblances...

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Turns out Mario got a 17-year beta...

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It wasn't all fun and games though, spare a thought for this guy...

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And this guy...

https://twitter.com/noteeyan/status/1191545619938250752

So there you have it. Did we miss any good ones? Share your favorite memes here too! Or if this has got you curious about the actual, real AirPods Pro, why not check out Rene Ritchie's review here!

Stephen Warwick
Stephen Warwick

Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.

Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.