Apple unveils Beats Fit Pro, AirPods Pro for athletes for $ 200
Apple has just lifted the veil on the Beats Fit Pro. Designed for athletes and users of Android smartphones, the headphones embed several features of AirPods Pro, such as active noise reduction, spatial audio or Adaptive EQ.
This Monday, November 1, 2021, Apple lifted the veil on the Beats Fit Pro, a new pair of wireless headphones under the Beats brand. Close to AirPods Pro, they feature active noise reduction technology, the Apple H1 chip which allows you to summon Siri by saying “Hey Siri”, spatial audio (the sound spatialization technology based on Dolby Atmos offered on Apple TV + and on Apple Music,) or Adaptive EQ, which adapts the sound coming out of the headphones to the shape of the user’s ear.
Also note that the headphones can be tracked through the Find iPhone app, just like AirTags. To charge the headphones, simply slip them into the charging case. Apple promises up to 24 hours of autonomy thanks to the charging box. Without the case, the autonomy does not exceed 6 hours of listening.
Headphones for sports and Android smartphones
The Beats Fit Pro differs from other headphones in Apple’s catalog by several improvements for athletes. The brand announces that it has added fins to improve the fit in the ear during sports activity. This design was “Put to the test by athletes”, assures Apple. Likewise, the headphones are protected against sweat. They are indeed IPX4 certified.
On its website, Apple specifies that the Beats Fit Pro works with an Android smartphone thanks to a companion application. “With the Beats app for Android, you’ll get enhanced features like one-touch pairing, custom controls, firmware updates, and a fit test to help you get the best sound.”, explains Apple.
The app also allows you to adjust the level of active noise reduction, and” add the Google Assistant. With the Beats headphones, the brand seeks to seduce users of Android smartphones, left out by the AirPods. The company had opted for the same strategy with the Beats Studio Buds.
The Beats Fit Pro are available on the Apple Store in the United States priced at $ 199.99. Apple offers accessories in four colors (black, white, purple and gray). The headphones will arrive in other countries around the world over the next year. If you want to crack, it will take patience.