Sometimes Apple just does it better - AirPods Pro Review

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    Apple finally gave Airpods a big upgrade with the AirPods Pro wireless earbuds, with in-ear tips and active noise cancelling. So can they stand up to the competition?
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    1. Ross R

      The problem is that the only earbuds that fit in my ear are the normal Apple ones. I’ve tried android style ones and they just fall out.

    2. BIGD

      AirPods Pro so amazing!

    3. Paolo Sbalchiero

      Apple made a lot of really cool stuff this year

    4. Tim Wallace

      I was just listening to your video in another tab then I just hear in a whisper “Tim, I know your watching.” And I shit myself. Love the video 🤣

    5. KnowledgeBase

      Apple sent us a hybrid of Eminem and deadmau5 to manipulate us :o well done apple.. buying it anyway

    6. Usama Aslam

      Do they have good bass too? Can anyone tell me who has tried them?

    7. Lorenzo

      Damn it I really want them now 😕 but Jesus Christ $250

    8. The Mobile Marine

      Can someone meme that dudes reaction at the beginning? That is hysterical

    9. lerogers33

      These comments crack me up. $250 is not a lot of money for the amount of tech. and attention to the smallest details in AirPods Pros, like the lack of a nub for the silicone ear pieces to go over for a comfortable fit. Linus highlighted cheaper ear buds that come with tradeoffs I wouldn't want to put up with like the audio latency of the Galaxy buds or the lack of ANC in another brand. You know what to expect when dealing with Apple so why jump on a great tech. review video just to complain? 🤦🏽‍♂️

    10. GenericGamer 87

      Who watching with AirPods pro?

    11. MythicalRedFox

      the b-roll in this had me dying

    12. fayekhelmi

      i died at 5:43. :D

    13. SHUTENSE

      It's worse, then a momentums

    14. OMF 349

      Plot twist, Tim is behind the camera...

    15. Duy Tran Hoang

      Is it a freaking dream in 2019? Apple not only listens to us about AirPods Pro, but also about the Macbook Pro 16”.

    16. Wayne Hill

      Wow!.. They licensed the Bose and Sony ANC for the AirPod Pros?? There is an Android app for that.

    17. Julian Mauro


    18. quents

      annoying host

    19. Beck Iverson

      I wish apple could do as well as this on all their stuff

    20. Scott Happy

      These plebians can't afford the wires. Little cucks...

    21. Russ Tanner

      Are there any limitations to using these with a Samsung S10?

    22. Boi Boi

      0:18 Gollum? Is that you?

    23. Daniel Plumley

      So I’m curious if the problem I’m having with my AirPods Pro is just happening to me or not. I’v been looking around the internet and haven’t found anyone else complaining about it. But when watching KZsel (I haven’t experienced this problem on other platforms) the audio starts popping if that makes sense? It doesn’t always happen. But occurs more frequently in transparency mode and when watching videos with talking or not the highest quality audio. When I toggle my AirPods to “off” or “noise cancellation” it goes away. Every once in a while the popping starts in “off” or “noise cancelation” too. In which case I just toggle back to the other mode which stops the popping till it starts again. So it mostly happens in transparency mode, occasionally on the other modes, and only on certain KZsel videos. That’s the best I know how to explain it. Is anyone else experiencing this glitch?

    24. Russ Dahlberg

      How many takes was it to get the airpod on a string into the ear? hahaha

    25. Νεφελη Ξυνοτρουλια

      Galaxy buds are the best

    26. Yin Yang

      Just a quick fix from the previous defective airpod, what so pro about it? It's still look urgly like my Brawn electric tooth brush. Stop scamming us Apple!

    27. Kamil Navarro

      Is everyone trying to sell me air pods

    28. curly10808

      6:22 every device in my room activated

    29. Shadow light

      First time I see an Apple product that is actually good compared to the competition.

    30. Yes I like MCR

      The buds on the new apple AirPods are exactly like the ones on Poundland’s equivalent that last about a month and then breaks , sooooo not exactly revolutionary

    31. Crokobos

      2 fricking sponsors!

    32. Elisabeth

      I wish I’d waited and didn’t buy the air pods 1st gen. So now I’m stuck with them coz I can’t afford $275 for another pair of air pods . Now CHRISTmas is coming up and a few family members give me money gift cards(I always hint for that) so I assume I’ll get about $800 total from everyone. Soooo I can either buy the Apple Watch I want or the AirPods pro . I waited since the beginning of Apple watch intro to buy an Apple Watch. I never liked any of the past watches. But the one that just came out is awesome. Soooo what do I buy with my CHRISTmas cash? I already have the Apple iPhone 11 Pro in that beautiful midnight green that matches my eyes. I got it as a Bday present two weeks ago. And i love it, I’m an Apple girl. I own everything Apple, well almost everything. And I actually really like my first gen Air Pods, i know they’re not the best but they are great for what I use them for which is talking on the phone. I have other much better ear buds for music, like my Bose and the Samsung . Which are amazing btw So I have a big decision, the newest Apple Watch or the AirPods pro? Which would you buy.?

    33. stpierreorama

      I bet my wired headphones sound just as good if not better for a fraction of the price. You have your nose held high when walking around with your fancy wireless headphones I'll have my nose held high with my healthy bank account.

    34. Michael Perin Wogenburg

      Naaaa Tim is not watching your channel he doesn't even know how to turn on KZsel.

    35. synaps DVA

      Basically what apple did : take notes from Samsung galaxy buds. Prove me wrong

    36. Bálint Csilling

      Sony one is better!

    37. Wrathinside

      It's cute how Linus admits that Apple has basically caught up to Galaxy Buds and that it's generally inferior to everything else if you really wanted something useful, but the bottom line is, as always - "best at everything". No. It's called "jack of all trades". Does it have the best ANC? Nope. Does it have the best sound? Hell nope. Does it have the highest comfort? Fuck no. Does it look the best? Oh hell fucking no. Is it made by Apple? Yes. You've said it - this concept of "social status", which somehow is supposed to matter in this situation - that's their only true advantage. Sound-wise they are compared to 20$ headphones, and I'm not even sure if foam will do them any good. But... it does make Mi Airdots better, so who knows... iSheep won't know, that's for sure. ANC by itself is basically either "killing your ears" or "killing your music". Take your pick. Sure, there are bad quality ANCs out there that ruin the image, but that's the problem - ANC doesn't actually cancel anything - it simply overwrites the sound digitally. And, like any person with more than half a brain knows - anything digital is cancer, it's analog or bust. To put it into perspective - in some third-world countries the subways are really shitty and really loud, riding them without ear protection is a serious harm. Well, you know what else happens in third-world countries? Beggar musicians! Don't you love how there comes a motherfucker with a boombox and some drum, whose music outroars the subway and whose drum is even louder? Some plebs enjoy it, pay these things and basically make the world a worse place, all because they think that their shitty lives are made better by these musical geniuses instead of the government actually fixing their trains. (Italy - I'm looking at you) Well, the same thing happens to ANC - you basically use a slightly smarter algorithm to do what most imbeciles have been doing for ages - RAISE THE VOLUME, kill your ears and cringe everyone around. Yes, the result is literally the same. To your ears, at least. But... I'll admit, at least in social terms - ANC is more civil. This is why real headphones have not only the size that blocks sound, but also support foam instead of silicon. This is what truly HARDWARE sound CANCELLATION is. It won't be perfect, it won't cancel out a plane or a subway, or even a very loud vehicle. But it will truly cancel out the sound without putting any pressure on your ears, because the sound just doesn't get through. And IF anything gets through - you either raise the volume a BIT(if the situation allows it), or you realize that perhaps you are in a time when you probably shouldn't listen to shit anyway, unless you are a dipshit. So, to summarize - if this 250$ pair is what could be considered a remotely passable Apple product, then I do NOT feel sorry for the millions of imbeciles(Italy, I'm once again looking at you) that bought the original ones..... FOR THE SOCIAL STATUS. Every time I see an idiot with airpods - I know that it's an idiot. It's the same kind of overcompensating fool that rides some SUV(like a soccer mom), or a Ferrari(at least this one actually looks good), or a huge truck with chain balls hanging from behind, or a with a huge spoiler to resemble a monster truck. That is NOT cool. That's basically pathetic. Wake up, iSheep, that's what people think about you outside of your PersonalSpace. Instead, when I see people with literally anything but AirCraps, it tells you things. This guy knows about AirDots, good for him. That guy is using GalaxyBuds - well, better than nothing. Someone else is using chinese armature TWS that actually sound good, that's respect, people of culture. Some are using these Liberty Pro 2s or Sony models - that's also quite sad, but that means that people at least care about audio, or what they think they know about audio. Wearing the airpods, and using the airpods - is not a sign of status. It's literally a Dunce hat.

    38. RM Productions

      I'm getting the airpods 2 only bc the airpods pro expensive af

    39. Go Away

      what's this 0w0 Linus praising an apple product? ~EwE~

    40. Lou Kasimoto


    41. Cyber

      "ear puds"

    42. noob master69

      The galaxy buds sound like trash .. do not recommend them at all .. I return them .. and got airpods . And this is coming from an android user hahaha

    43. Zachary Duren

      So the question: do i buy airpods pros or powerbeats pros

    44. iMaze -

      Airpods gen 2 (normal charging) = $250 Airpods Pro (normal charging) = $398 sure, its fancy and better but i can’t afford the airpods pro.. since i just bought the gen 2 a few months ago 😪

    45. CFS GAMING

      You were frustrated you couldn’t hear yourself there is a feature for that it’s called transparency mode

    46. Infa1987

      Actually Libratone has a set of earbuds with ANC as well and they are very good

    47. Matt Ferguson

      What makes these better than the Sonys?

    48. GreyscaleTV

      airpods look bad though lmao

    49. youtubeuser

      Just like how Apple invented Liquid Retina Display..... Oh wait....

    50. Jaskirat

      249$ still trash like istand for 999$

    51. soumya gupta

      No sony wf sp700n

      1. soumya gupta

        These are the first ones with anc

    52. alex

      Praise the lord. Apple ftw

    53. Luke Berry

      The FOB pocket?

    54. Ash 3

      Nope, they still don’t automatically shut off, Bose it is....

    55. MorningStarSlayer

      Is it worth upgrading from the Bose soundsport wireless? In terms of sounds quality

    56. Siddharth kumar

      Give me razrrrrrrr

    57. Mario Motošický


    58. Timothy Hyde

      when did smigul get a youtube channel 0:18

    59. philip wold

      1:20 the face you make when she pulls out a dick twice the size of yours

    60. JM M

      Still, fuck apple.

      1. Daniel P

        JM M damn broke apple haters *rolls eyes*