After years of speculation, Apple released the long-awaited AirPods Max, its first headphones on the ear wireless beyond Beats. They are very premium yes, they are not called Studio, but Max.
The new headphones come with the H1 chip, which allowed the second generation AirPods to have faster connectivity and less latency. In AirPods Max, the H1 chip enables “compute sound to deliver the best possible experience.”
If you’re not quite sure what “computational audio” means, you should know that Apple has defined it as the combination of various audio features: adaptive equalizer, active noise cancellation, ambient sound mode, and spatial audio.
For more information on its features, do not hesitate to take a look at the article we have dedicated to the new AirPods Max. But if all you’re interested in is their price, release date, and which stores you can buy them from, read on.
Launch: When did the AirPods Max go on sale?
Apple had one last surprise in store for us in 2020. On December 8, the company announced the launch of the AirPods Max, although its official sale did not take place until a few days later, on December 15.
This means that you can already buy your AirPods Max from Apple’s website, although deliveries won’t be made eight or ten weeks later. In any case, you can choose from five colors: space gray, silver, green, sky blue and pink.
Price: How much do AirPods Max cost?
AirPods Max aren’t cheap at all. They have an introductory price of $ 629 / MXN $ 13,699, making it the most expensive AirPod model of all. Standard AirPods start at $ 179 / MXN $ 3,999, while AirPods Pro cost $ 279 / MXN $ 5,999.
AirPods Max come with a color-matched Smart Case, as well as a USB-C to Lightning cable. They don’t include, of course, an AC adapter or a cable from a Lightning connector to a 3.5mm audio jack, which you have to purchase separately.
In our selection of headphones deals you will find more affordable options.
Availability: Where to buy AirPods Max?
At first, AirPods Max were only available on Apple’s website, but now you can buy them in other stores. online like Fnac, MediaMarkt, Macnificos, K-tuin and of course Amazon. Hopefully they will be at El Corte Inglés soon.
At the moment, they are not available in Mexico.