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 that its new AirPods Pro are available to purchase in-store now!
The release states:
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!
Wow. People line up for AirPods Pro now (Grand Central Apple Store this morning for the launch) pic.twitter.com/2I4SRB3nygWow. People line up for AirPods Pro now (Grand Central Apple Store this morning for the launch) pic.twitter.com/2I4SRB3nyg— Samantha Murphy Kelly (@HeySamantha) October 30, 2019October 30, 2019
And it was the same story on Fifth Avenue:
pretty long lines this morning at Fifth Ave for AirPods Pro, they have a special AirPods table now too pic.twitter.com/MIaTIfndjUpretty long lines this morning at Fifth Ave for AirPods Pro, they have a special AirPods table now too pic.twitter.com/MIaTIfndjU— Parker Ortolani (@ParkerOrtolani) October 30, 2019October 30, 2019
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.
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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