Apple Beats unveils Powerbeats Pro wireless earphones with H1 chip, ‘Hey Siri’

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Apple has finally taken the wraps off of the Powerbeats Pro, a pair of Beats-branded earphones that will take some of the magic of the AirPods but add the special Beats juice to the mix.

The Powerbeats Pro have a fully wireless design and are designed for an active lifestyle.

Two-way wireless charging would enable a user to place their AirPods, Apple Watch or other wireless-charging devices on the back of an iPhone and draw charge from it. Samsung and Huawei recently released phones with two-way wireless charging. Powerbeats Pro have officially arrived - well, almost.

Belkin is the number one third-party maker of wireless charging accessories, offering products ranging from a Qi-certified 5W wireless charging pad for $39.95 to 15 watt stand up versions for around $100.

Apple launched AirPods in December of 2016 and quickly captured the market on wireless earbuds after initially being mocked by tech pundits.

Last month, the animations of the Powerbeats Pro were found in the newly released iOS 12.2 update.

In addition, Galaxy S10 is capable of charging itself and a second device simultaneously, while connected to a regular charger, enabling you to leave your second charger at home while on a trip. The good news is the Beats by Dre Powerbeats also works with Android devices and you will also be able to use it with any Assistant of your choice. Plus, they're sweat and water resistant.

Each earbud will provide up to 9 hours of listening time on a single charge.

The Powerbeats Pro have an in-ear ear hook design which means they have a more secure fit than the 2nd gen AirPods.

The H1 chip allows for speedier connectivity, 50 percent more talk time compared to the original AirPods, as well as hands-free "Hey Siri".

There's a lot of difference between the Powerbeats Pro and the AirPods 2. They come in Black, Ivory, Navy, and Moss color options and will be available from May 2019.