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Alexa-Powered Wireless Earbuds in the Works to Rival AirPods

06 April, 2019, 06:13 | Author: Vicki Mclaughlin
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Powerbeats Pro wireless earbuds have the same powerful H1 chip as Apple's new AirPods 2.

Powerbeats Pro will cost $249.95 (or approx Rs 17,106) and will be made available later this Spring.

All of that is according to a new report from Bloomberg, which notes that Amazon is teeing up a pair of wireless earbuds that include Alexa access built in for later this year.

They'll come with a wireless charging case akin to the one just released with Apple's second-generation AirPods.

There is a big ad in L.A.at the corner of Sunset and Vine, showing a photo of the Powerbeats Pro we previously saw, with the text "Totally Wireless". No word on price but expect them to be cheaper than Apple's $159 - $199 AirPods.

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The Powerbeats Pro don't feature active noise cancelation, or ANC. ANC actively filters out external noise at certain frequencies and requires power to do so. The buds "mirror" AirPods, the report says, implying they'll be fully wireless. There is also the Fast Fuel feature which provides these earphones with up to 1.5 hours of playback with just 5 minutes of charging. This means full control over your music and phone calls, regardless of whether you use the left, right or both earbuds.

The Powerbeats Pro is more expensive than the AirPods 2 but it offers a secure fit, longer battery life, better sound quality, and a water-resistant design.

But even with these slight issues I've experienced, it's hard not to love the AirPods all over again. Obviously you won't get Siri support, but features like the double-tap gestures and the auto-pause when you take an earbud out of your ear won't work, either. At nine hours, these things supposedly last nearly twice as long as AirPods and just about every other set of truly wireless earbuds out there.

The Powerbeats Pros will be available starting in May in the U.S. and 20 other countries and come in four different colors: black, ivory, navy, and moss.



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