Cupertino, California — Apple today announced AirPods Max, innovative wireless headphones that bring the magic of AirPods to an over-ear design with high-fidelity sound. AirPods Max combine a custom acoustic design, H1 chips, and advanced software to power computational audio for a breakthrough listening experience with Adaptive EQ, Active Noise Cancellation, Transparency mode, and spatial audio. AirPods Max come in five gorgeous colours, including space grey, silver, sky blue, green, and pink, and are available to order starting today, with availability beginning Tuesday, December 15… More here.
I have no doubt they sound great, but I have a few concerns. The design is not to my taste and I think they look a bit bulky, and what is that thing at the top? That bit in particular looks crazy silly. The carry case looks just as silly (see below) and the price is, well, £549. Phew!