Customers queue for AirPods Pro, now available in Apple Stores

Airpods Pro Queue
Airpods Pro Queue (Image credit: Apple)

AirPods Pro

What you need to know

  • AirPods Pro are now available in stores around the world.
  • They cost $249 and feature Active Noise Cancellation, Transparency mode and more.
  • Some online orders will also be arriving today.

Apple has announced by press release (opens in new tab) that its new AirPods Pro are available to purchase in-store now!

The release states:

AirPods Pro went on sale on Wednesday, October 30, around the world. AirPods Pro join the AirPods family and feature Active Noise Cancellation, Transparency mode, sweat and water resistance, and superior, immersive sound, in an all-new lightweight, in-ear design.

It also appears that AirPods Pro are also available through Apple's in-store pickup, so if you don't want to try waiting in line, you could always use that!

The photos show some very excited-looking customers at Apple Stores in Shanghai and Tokyo, and pictures of queues seem to suggest that customers are very excited for the launch!

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And it was the same story on Fifth Avenue:

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Also shown are Apple's try-on kits. Customers who venture in to an Apple Store will get the chance to try out the new AirPods Pro, testing out the three sizes of silicone bud, and no doubt getting a chance to listen to the brand new Active Noise Cancellation and Transparency mode.

The AirPods Pro are available online and in-store now, you can find out everything you need to know about them here! Also, if you've ordered them online, there's a good chance your order may arrive today, even if you were initially told tomorrow.

Stephen Warwick
News Editor

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. Follow him on Twitter @stephenwarwick9