Is Apple Even TRYING?? - Airpods 2 Review

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Apple released the second-gen Airpods with little fanfare - so are the new Airpods secretly great, or just another overpriced gadget for Apple fanboys?
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  • 1. theres aftermarket products to use to have them stay in place better, just like your black aftermarket case 2. how could u even think for a second that the airpods 2 could be better then the original release? its allready perfect so why not just improve the battery and other things rather then worry about people knowing you have airpods 2? 3. 4:34 fuck you ive dropped the airpods themselves and the case multiple times and even kicked them on accident and theyre so high quality that they had nothing happen to them.

  • Sure we have engineered accessories That will be a total of $999. Thank you!

  • Spoiled rich flexers are in some parts of the comment section, beware.

  • Apple suck plain and simple

  • You are to poor for an Iphone* Yea kinda no... I am just not so dumb

  • Just dont buy apple.

  • Refuse to support a company that refuses to use model names or numbers other than calling shit "new". Sorry apple, try hiring someone who can count. I'll keep my monoprice wireless charging headphones (product #38542) for $69 (heh) that are better in literally every way (except stroking your "look how much money i gave apple" dick in public)

  • Apple doesn’t have to try, slap a half eaten apple on a white device and boom, profit.

  • Apple is garbage

  • *You would be a great Apple Producer* *You know all the problems and solutions and making things fair*

  • Is Cortana dead?

  • I mean not the first there were a lot like gear icon x months before apple even anounced about the airpods

  • Bose, samsung and Sony have the best truly wireless earbuds. So why buy airpods when they suck, there is no point in flexing because it just shows people how bad you are at making financial decisions

  • No thanks i'll stick with my souljapods.

  • I only clicked on this to see why your face looks like you're having an aneurysm lol Nothing short of that should be that bad!

  • why get airpods when you can get some sonys

  • Apple don't have to try. Making the best, leading edge products is not their priority because it's not necessary. Their incredible marketing strategies have recruited millions of Apple worshipers who will buy their products regardless. Don't get me wrong, Apple have some brilliant products, but they've put themselves in a position where they don't all have to be brilliant, or even above average as is the case with these air pods. Why spend a fortune developing the best when you can sell an average product for the same price?

  • back round music at the beginning?

  • My friend has airpods (old version) ... And he always curse at them... After 1 year of usage and battery life Phone call - 15 minutes Music 30-45 mins 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣

  • 7:01 Rip

  • "Apple users agree.." Yeah of course they do 😂 just a bunch of mindless zombie sheep who will throw their money away at anything Apple gives them 😂 I'll stick with my Raycon e100s, they're much more comfortable and sound a HELL of a lot better

  • using siri to change volume, genius!

    • No it’s not but believe what u want

  • When you buy a wirles charger and have a iPhone 6 and realise it’s not compatible 😂😂

  • I actually like the way AirPods fit, as they allow me to maintain a degree of situation awareness about the world around me. I've greatly disliked the way some in ear earphones have sealed up my ear canals, keeping me from hearing things like honking horns. YMMV.

    • That's why I love my Sony WF-1000XM3s, they not only have noise cancelling but also allow sound to come through, even giving you an option to choose how much sound goes through. It's more expensive at 230 but I'm very happy with it.

  • Whose listening to this on airpods

  • F

  • 4:34 The best part in the video

  • 4:07 Tosses the buds across the desk

  • I see the ok hand

  • to poor for an iphone but u still have earpods

  • Galaxy Buds are amazing! Sold my airpods to buy the Galaxy buds. The Galaxy buds are so much better the airpods. Better sound quality, app features, comfortable over long time use, better quality, wireless charging, and a few more stuff. I highly recommend the Galaxy buds for people looking for really nice wireless earbuds.

    • Yeah I just bought mine today and they already feel and sound great.

  • You forgot to say they are not sweat or rain resistant.

  • literally why does everything have to be wireless? 😂 am I the only one who doesn’t care?? Also I never liked Apple earphones anyway bc they don’t fit in my ears.. they always slip out, so there is no way I’d pay to have wireless headphones that do the same thing.

  • Why would Apple give a Sh*t?... Sad really... The company is badly spoiled. Apple fans will still buy it even it fits badly... Majority of them don't care about the audio quality anyway.

    • @Usual we r talking about audio quality here, there isnt anyting to do with windows... You cant be askung too much with a earphone with no isolation design option anyway. Im not saying it is bad, just not worth the upgrade, when they r absolutely capable of a improved design, but feels like they couldn't be bothered...

    • No that’s not correct I have only used windows and apple since I got my first device and I care about the whatever quality

    • As an Apple user, I’d like to chime in. I have a set of audiophile headphones, a schiit amp and dac, all that good stuff, but the only reason I’m considering the AirPods is because of sheer convenience, sure they may not sound that great but they would be great for going grocery shopping, bike riding, etc. I hate to be the “oh it’s the ecosystem” guy, but it really is, being able to sync them with my watch would be absolutely awesome.

  • Would they charge faster if you used wireless charging and plugged it in? Surely it would charge faster

    • Hahnsdn 123 I was wondering that with my iPhone 8. I tried it yesterday. No. It doesn’t work charge faster.

  • My skin doesnt fit my ipad... its like a mm or two to short to reach the bottom and top...

  • Mic sounds a bit tinny

  • This is why you don't buy an Apple it is garbage like every Apple product on this Earth.

  • android users should get samasung buds :P

    • Yes the galaxy buds are defs good and you should defs get them

    • Galaxy buds* I'm definetly getting them, i was watching this to see if i should buy this or the galaxy buds but apparently galaxy buds are still better.

  • I hate how youtubers have buildings or studios for youtube video😂😂

  • KZ has successfully beta- tested their T1 TWS headphones, so... pretty soon the TWS market will be obsolete. I mean, not that 1DD+2BA drivers for 40$ is a great deal for sound quality, you can get better hybrids or 3BA pure armature for that, but, as far as the wireless market goes - that's still the cheapest armature available. Right now, last time I checked, there are only 3 legitimate competitors: 1. Galaxy Buds - basically the same crappy dynamic as Apple, but better, cheaper, and more comfortable. ~100$ 2. Huawei Buds - I think they had a model with a DD+BA hybrid, which is already a plus. ~100$ 3. Mifo O5 - single Knowles-BA driver. Not a huge upgrade when done with a single driver, but still - BA>DD. ~80$ With KZ entering the market at ~40$, if their beta is of any indication, while offering a decent-quality V-shaped sound with interchangeable buds and quality BT chip - well... what more would you want from TWS? I mean, personally, sitting here broke with AS16, 8 balanced armature drivers per ear, having basically an orchestra-level sound stage in my ears, with comfortable memory foam and a proper DAP source - I want a lot more from TWS. The bar is too high. But I am a realist, I recognize that building a TWS is a very complicated process, so it obviously will never be better than 40$ wired headphones. It's physically impossible. Unless, maybe, that will be some extremely-well tuned Knowles-Sonion combo of micro-BA drivers(like the ones used in 10-21BA per ear headphones). But that shit will cost AT LEAST 300$. And, of course, the sheep will only buy an expensive product when it has an Apple logo attached, not when it's an actual QUALITY product. For reference, the primary difference in headphone manufacturing is this: 1. Dynamic IEMs require a bum-level plastic cable that transmits a bare minimum of current, because dynamic drivers are just... BAD. Sure, some "higher" quality DD IEMs may have a better cable, and high-end overhead monitors definitely have a thick cable, but I'm talking about generally 100$> dynamic IEMs. Plus most of them use only one driver(even though you can physically stack up to 4, there are some 15$> QKZ quad-DD IEMs that desperately attempt to build a soundstage via better frequency reproduction at a given volume). So the bottom line is that it's double-cheap. All you have to do is, hopefully, take a better DD driver(and, unfortunately, they do vary) and configure it to a proper frequency response. The better the quality and your skill as an audio engineer - the better the final DD sound will be. Still, the lack of a sound stage, the dirty bass and the broken mids and the potentially extremely artificial treble - are some of the many of "identifiers" of a DD driver. 2. Armature IEMs first of all require armature cable. Which is still cheap if manufactured efficiently, but a replacement one can cost almost as much as a full-on pair of DD IEMs(5-10$). Armature drivers, however, are a separate subject. I know only three manufacturers: Knowles, Sonion and Bellsing. Knowles and Sonion are used in high-end, premium, like actually LUXURY grade IEMs, so their presence in budget IEMs is very limited(Tenhz T4\T5 is probably your best bet, and that's only 4-5 drivers). Bellsing is, as you'd expect, a chinese copy. From my own experience and numerous people on Headfi - the difference in sound quality is ... not that huge at all. So much that the said Tenhz aren't exactly the "bang for buck" that they claim to be. However, whatever the case - Armature drivers by themself are not only more expensive, but they are also insufficient alone. Like, a VERY good, big DD driver that's pristine and polished - can truly rival some 3-BA Bellsing setups. In other words, a 200-300$ DD IEM vs a 40$ IEM. But beyond that - DD requires a hybrid approach, because unless you are a desperado like QKZ - stacking DD doesn't do shit. Dynamic drivers reproduce bass, struggle with lower mids and require work to reproduce treble. Across the board. So that's where hybrid design comes in - armature technically doesn't have as "fat" bass(but once you hear a natural armature bass, you can't go back), but they do have better performance in mids and highs. This is why most hybrids stack a DD base with BA "treble polishers". Preferably - not only treble, but also mid-polishers, but the cost of BA drivers increases, the double treble drivers are the cheapest, while the mid ones are more rare and expensive and a large armature bass driver is a rarity only seen in pure armature setups. 3. TWS headphones do not require cables, but they require a charging cable that has to work "as intended", they require a BT chip that has to work "as intended"(because crappy BT connection isn't exactly a selling point nowadays). They require a battery that also doesn't "die" and that can feed the headphone for an extended period. All of that requires much more quality control than just "modify the drivers, attach cable, check if it works, pass". And all of it requires power. This is why most TWS headphones stick to one driver, two max. This 3-driver hybrid by KZ is already shell-sized, as in - the same as their other over-ear designs, and while it's not as big as AS16\large models, it still poses fitting risk. This is why most TWS manufacturers drop sound quality and make their shit as accessible as possible. Apple goes an extra mile ahead by even removing the "danger" of different earbuds. Sheep buy what they are offered, so if they are offered a cold plastic in their ears - what choice do they have? The less - the better. Less problems for Apple. I personally detest even silicone earbuds, they just don't work for me, neither comfort nor sound quality wise. And I have "once" tried plastic in my ears. Never again. It's foam or nothing. So the first and most important advantage of ANY TWS IEM other than AirPods - is that they CAN be outfitted with memory-foam. And no amount of "10$" dirt-cheap accessories of AirPods will match that.

  • Pretty sure it's the BT version and capability that's the real improvement and not the new Apple chip but nevermind...

  • Stop calling my HomePod at 6:00 lol

  • You can get rubber ear tips for the AirPods that help w/ fit and seal

  • Is there anything Linus Tech Tips is positive about? I love the airpods

  • I'm legit not lying when I say this, I was thinking of buying a server from pebblehost.

  • Yes they are Linus and there are the best at it. So shut the f up

  • Apple wasn't the first true wireless

  • LinusSexTips

  • Apple is dead

  • My biggest problem with these is that they still suffer interference at many city intersections. Really frustrating.

  • Sounds like Apple as usual.

  • AirPods are not even close to apples most expensive product

  • Crapple sucks!! 🤣😆😁🤣😆🤪

  • I won’t get them cause I read something that air pods give you brain tumours

  • Funny enough, as much as I'm not an apple fan the airpods are the only headphones that fit my ears, all others fall out.

  • apple still sucks

  • Well they work great for me and I have something called a high end job... so I actually have afford a couple of sets... like I got 3 sets, if I lose one guess what I still have two sets left 🤑...

    • Yo, shut up nobody gives a shit. And please never use that emoji ever again

  • Only thing special about Apple is the price.

  • Your title picture looks like someone just fucked your ass.

  • Apple users are still going to be dumb enough to buy them lol

    • If you have an iPhone they are a no brainer, they are basically magic and depending on your preference might be the best you can buy. But they are a bad choice if you have any other phone. I don't like rubber tips earbuds because they isolate nose too much (dangerous when walking around with them) and they are much less comfortable to wear over long periods. Moreover TWE don't have great sound to begin with so rubber tips for "better bass" does not really matter. You don't buy these tiny ass earbuds for sound quality anyway

  • 6:02 "hey Siri , order me some William Painter Sunglasses 🕶️..."

  • Could you make a video on dream gears GRX 70 headset

  • Airpods are crappy ugly poor performing overpriced trash


  • Wtf only 5h battery, what is this 1995 ??

    • who listen more than that???'....

  • Super! Happy I came across your channel.

  • Nah, I don't think Apple tries. I mean, a $999 phone stand?!

  • I’m listening to this video with my galaxy buds... now this is epic

  • Didn't you hear? Apple's flexible ear-tips are out and they're dirt cheap too! only $999

    • hahaha you are so funny... take a like

  • reilly.... just leave

  • I prefer my Beats X with my android phone. At least one less thing in the pocket. And with a shirt they can be hidden under the collar.

  • riley is a funny fucker

  • Actually, wearing AirPods makes you look like a gay man wearing earrings

  • Downvoted for clickbait.

  • hey siri works on the orginal airpods btw

  • well it seem apple didnt even try

    • @Pramuditya Ad1T It's not ur fault, linus is biased against apple and bashing on them gives him views.

    • @Lorenzo Giancristofaro well thought I didn't even notice my bad

    • they made everything better/faster: longer battery life, better chip, faster pairing, Siri linked to the airpods mic, wireless charging.

  • i wish linus was my little bro :(

  • Apple sucks..Thats all i have to say. skip.

  • I'll just stick with my Sony WH1000XM3 thank you so much

    • stick with your shitty call quality, im bot saying that airpods are any good just that the call quality sucks, overall its nice You sould have waited to the sony whxm4 maybe they will support bt 5.0 and maybe with 5.0 you can use the equalizer with aptx intead of only sbc. Compared to the bose one this sony call quality is shit just stating facts, just calls.