Apple is now offering consumers a high-end version of its wireless “AirPod” earbuds, charging $249 for the deluxe version of one of its signature iPhone accessories.
The original Airpod earphones start around $159.
The AirPod Pro offers users noise cancellation technology, ergonomic silicone tips that conform to users’ ears, and a longer battery life. The devices also have the option of letting in background noise from the environment so users can both listen to music and be aware of their surroundings.
The “Pro” moniker is a standard feature of Apple products, many of which have both standard consumer-level lines and more technically impressive “pro” options. The company just released its first “pro” iPhone this year.