Unlike traditional, circular earbuds, the design of the new Apple EarPods is defined by the geometry of the ear. Which makes them more comfortable for more people than any other earbud-style headphone.
The speakers inside Apple EarPods have been engineered to minimize sound loss and maximize sound output. So you get high-quality audio that’s just as impressive as what you’d hear from more expensive headphones.
The Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic also include a built-in remote that lets you adjust the volume, control the playback of music and video, and answer or end calls with a pinch of the cord.
- Designed by Apple
- Deeper, richer bass tones
- Greater protection from sweat and water
- Control music and video playback
- Answer and end calls
What's in the Box?
- Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic
- Storage and travel case
- The remote and mic are supported by all models of iPod, iPhone, and iPad (not all models support volume up/down functions). Audio is supported by all iPod models.
- Requires software version 1.0.3 for iPod nano (4th generation), 2.0.1 for iPod classic (120GB), and 2.2 or later for iPod touch (2nd generation).
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Ratings & Reviews
Fantastic for $30
These little suckers are on par with my Bose $130 headphones (MIE2i). They are a HUGE leap forward from the prior Apple Ear Buds. These little suckers are on par with my Bose $130 headphones (MIE2i). They are a HUGE leap forward from the prior Apple Ear Buds. There are immensely comfortable, and even the buttons on the chord have a better feel (more satisfying click) than the prior Ear Buds. As for sound, they produce a great, rich, range; with much improved bass.
I seriously couldn't recommend these more. …
- Written by Matthew S from San Antonio
4683 of 5374 people found this useful
Handsdown, these are best $30 headphones you can buy.
I just got these today and they are the most comfortable headphones I have ever used.
Having had high end headphones for many y I just got these today and they are the most comfortable headphones I have ever used.
Having had high end headphones for many years I can say that Apple has outdone themselves in every aspect of these Earpods.
As far as the old headphones that came with my iPhone one of the annoying parts were over time the rubber washer around the earpiece would fade away leaving the rough inner part exposed. This one is smooth and sleek. It fits perfectly in your ear with no compromise.
The first time I put these on I could not believe the sound difference.
There is a presence there that was not on the older iPod headphones.
The bass is rich but not too overbearing. The highs are clear and the mids are there to balance things out. I've tested these out thoroughly and I have to say at $30 its a no brainer.
When I saw these headphones I knew there must have been something magical about them. Apple doesn't just change their headphones without a good reason.
I've been listening to random music. One track in particular sounded just incredible on these Earpods it was Phaeleh Afterglow. I'm not sure if its on iTunes but the lows are jaw dropping.
Along with all of the Tool songs and A perfect circle. I test these with Classical works from Vivaldi, Mozart, and Bach.
This was one of the many gifts that Steve Jobs left us before he passed.
I tip my virtual hat to you Apple. …
- Written by shawn A from BOCA RATON
3859 of 4424 people found this useful
These are a huge improvement over the old version in every way:
1. The sound is a huge improvement. There is a lot more bass an These are a huge improvement over the old version in every way:
1. The sound is a huge improvement. There is a lot more bass and clarity. They almost sound as good as my Philips O'Neil Stretch Over-ear Headphones. There is more isolation from outside noise.
2. The fit in the ear is better. They feel bigger in your ear.
3. The cord is a bit thicker and more smooth. The old version was more rubbery.
4. The microphone/control buttons are bigger and feel better made and more clicky. The microphone does not seem any better than the old version. …
- Written by Paul B from Norco
3413 of 3838 people found this useful
easy to loose but very amazingly good while you have them,one question why are beats so expensive
- Written by Usmaan K from Wembley
Don't Lay Down
Sound very good, but will not stay in my ears when I lay down.
- Written by JONATHAN P from San Rafael
The ear-pods are great!!!! They're great value for money and you get them free with every new iPhone.
The sound that comes out of The ear-pods are great!!!! They're great value for money and you get them free with every new iPhone.
The sound that comes out of the ear pods is amazing and they have never failed or changed their performance for me. I would advise everyone to get them because they are that good. Also, there's no doubt that they fit and stay in my ears. Well done Apple!! …
- Written by Matthew C from Newcastle upon Tyne
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Will the EarPods work with other smartphones and audio devices?
- Asked by Brandon H from Johnson City
Yes the EarPods work with other smartphones and audio devices. I have been using EarPods with my HTC Yes the EarPods work with other smartphones and audio devices. I have been using EarPods with my HTC Wildfire S.As for the audio control it works for it too. …
- Answered by Yousuf S
What are the technical specifications for the earpod headphone?
- Asked by Lairon L from Miss
The technical specifications are:
Impedance: 23 OHMS
Sensitivity: 109 DB
Frequency (high): 21 k The technical specifications are:
Impedance: 23 OHMS
Sensitivity: 109 DB
Frequency (high): 21 kHz
Frequency (low): 5 Hz
Operating Principle: Open Air
Weight: 10 g
Cable Length: 1.395 m
In other words, for £25 (currently), they're absolutely fantastic. The frequency range is slightly larger than the average earphone and I believe a low-end was boosted sightly so you get a more 'natural feel' in your ears. These are a ridiculously massive improvement on the previous earphones and in comparison to other earphones at that price, you get a lot of sound for your money! …
- Answered by Samuel G
So which one is better between this Earpods and In-Ear ??
- Asked by Kunakorn Y from Bangkok
I really like these new Earpods! They sound fantastic. They do not completely seal out background no I really like these new Earpods! They sound fantastic. They do not completely seal out background noise but can handle high volume quite nicely. Great for biking,hiking,walking,running(YES! they stay in your ears!).Great for situations where you have to be aware of your surroundings.
In-Ear types are great if you want to put out the "Do Not Disturb" sign. They seal out almost all background noise to force more created sound into your ear canals. It also increases friction noise like your headphone cord rubbing while you're in motion.
My vote is for the new Apple Earpods! We use all of our sences naturally. Why eliminate one. …
- Answered by Richard P from San Juan Bautista
I received Apple ear buds a couple of yrs ago. Are these different now? Mine are uncomfortable l and don't stay in snugly. Thank you
- Asked by Jacquelyn T from Acworth
Will they fall out of my ears when I go jogging? The classic ones (the ones provided with the iPhone 4S) did...
- Asked by Hildevert D
Yes, I bought a pair of these hoping they would stay in my ears because my original Apple headphones Yes, I bought a pair of these hoping they would stay in my ears because my original Apple headphones do not. Well, these do not stay in my ears when just walking. I was very disappointed as the sound of these is great and much improved from the classic ones. Give them a try, they might stay in your ears but they did not stay in mine. …
- Answered by H Baird H from Cazenovia