Apple Announces AirPods 2?

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  1. Junior

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    Yes. Just ordered mine today with the FREE engraving also. I was getting about 10 minutes of battery with my Gen 1 Airpods. It was time.
     
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    My gen1 still works fine, about 10 hours battery time.
    But I'm interested of wireless charging case.
     
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    I was going to say. My gen1 still give me 10+ hours of use. How did you manage to get them down to 10 minutes of use?

    Not saying it's impossible, just want to track what I'm doing right to extend the life of mine.
     
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    I purchased my Gen 1 a month after release so for a little over two years. I use them everyday for music, talking, GPS, just about everything. I've never heard of anybody getting 10+ hours on a single charge for their AirPods, the case yes, that thing is a beast and mine still works great, but the actual AirPods are only staying charged for approx 10 minus per use. I actually think two years for battery life is pretty good. It comes out to about $6.60 per month for two years at $159.99. Not to bad in my honest opinion.
     
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    I don't use mine daily, so there's that. I also don't charge or plug in until they're completely drained. Then I go for a full charge to 100% and repeat the cycle. I don't do mid charges, so there's that.

    I have used them for the occasional phone call, but I'll mainly use them for music listening and can go for 10+ hours in a single day (at work or on set).I listen at normal (mid) as I don't like blaring loud audio in my ears. It's more of a background noise affect.

    I'm shocked that you've never heard of anyone getting more than 10 hours use from a single charge.

    I purchased mine after launch. So I've had them for a little over a year now, so not 2 full years yet. There's that. Also in Canada they cost slightly more at $219 these things better last me a few more years so that I can break even in some way.

    I could leave my case on my desk for two weeks without using it and come back see it still has 97% battery. Could I be the only lucky person to buy the bestest long lasting AirPods ever sold?
     
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    My first gen are going strong... I don't think the price of wireless case is attractive for me... I will be picking up the 2nd gen for sister...
     
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    Obviously we use our Airpods totally differently "so there's that"...LOL
     
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    I got my Gen 1 AirPods as a Birthday gift in August 2018. I sparingly use them to be honest - frequency is normally once a week when I have to walk to my Physiotherapy session on a Saturday morning. Otherwise I occasionally use them at home to listen to YouTube videos just before I go to sleep - usually under an hour of use - then they’re back in their case.

    They’re always stored in the AirPods case. I haven’t had any power problems with them. I’m thinking of giving them a good clean (they’re NOT dirty) and handing them down to my daughter, while I get the latest AirPods 2.

    Could Spencerdl’s AirPods have been defective in some way? Regardless, they’re a genuine marvel of engineering when you think about it. Amazing technology!
     
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