The second iteration of Apple's popular wireless earbuds, released in March of 2019.
== Background and Identification == In March of 2019 Apple quietly released its second-generation AirPods. They look almost identical to the [[Topic:AirPods|first-gen buds|new_window=true]] released in 2016; the only noticeable external differences being the relocated LED charging indicator and a slightly different hinge. Internally they are sporting a new H1 chip that uses Bluetooth 5 to bring new features like “Hey Siri” support and better mic performance. The 2019 case also has support for wireless charging. == Technical Specifications == ***Weight:*** * AirPods (each) - 0.14 ounces (4 g) * Charging Case - 1.41 ounces (40 g) ***Dimensions:*** * AirPods (each) - 0.65 by 0.71 by 1.59 inches (16.5 by 18.0 by 40.5 mm) * Charging Case - 1.74 by 0.84 by 2.11 inches (44.3 by 21.3 by 53.5 mm) ***Connectivity:*** * AirPods - Bluetooth * Charging Case - Lightning connector ***Sensors:*** * Dual beam-forming microphones * Dual optical sensors * Motion-detecting accelerometer * Speech-detecting accelerometer == Additional Information == [https://www.apple.com/airpods/|Apple: AirPods]