Quick Answer: How Many Years Do AirPods Last?

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How long do AirPods last before breaking?

Apple says a pair of AirPods should last around five hours if you’re playing music, or around two hours of talk time, before needing to be recharged. The charging case should be good for around 24 hours, or 11 hours of talk time. If you’re seeing times significantly lower than this, your AirPods may be faulty.

Do AirPods last forever?

Don’t expect your AirPods to last forever. The tiny batteries buried in AirPods start to wear out in a few years. Those who bought AirPods soon after the late-2016 launch are reporting decreasing battery lives. In some cases, the original five hours on a single charge dropped to half that.

Can AirPods go bad?

Bad battery

Out of the box, the AirPods should last for around five hours on a full charge, delivering up to three hours of talk time on the AirPods 2 and AirPods Pro — up from two hours on the original AirPods. Over time though, this will start to wear down.

How long do AirPods 2 last?

Battery Life

The AirPods last for up to five hours of non-stop music listening on a single charge, but if you’re using them for phone calls, the battery drains faster. The second-generation AirPods last for up to three hours when talking on the phone, while the original AirPods last for two hours.

Why do AirPods die so fast?

The lithium-ion batteries that power AirPods are everywhere. They charge faster, last longer, and pack more power into a small space than other types of batteries do. But they die faster, too, often after just a few years, because every time you charge them, they degrade a little.

Why are AirPods so expensive?

While most consumers agree that AirPods are quite expensive when compared to other brands, many buy them anyway because AirPods offer better sound quality and performance for making calls. The Airpods also comes with a wireless charging case. Some compared Apple to the Gucci brand.