Are the AirPods 2 sweat resistant?
Officially, no. AirPods aren’t sweatproof and they’re not waterproof, either. Although, Apple has neither confirmed nor denied this. They’ve not said a word.
Are AirPods okay for working out?
Like the EarPods, the AirPods are not marketed as water-resistant, so sweat could eventually cause some problems. But EarPods come free in the box, and AirPods are $159. If you’re concerned about water damage, find a pair of sweatproof Bluetooth ‘buds to exercise in.
What does sweat resistant mean?
Sweatproof ≠ Waterproof
Waterproof devices are usually rated to IPX7 standards and will resist water ingress up to the pressure of being stationary under 1 meter/3.3 feet of water for 30 minutes. This is most important for those looking for swim-safe earbuds.