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AirPods (second generation) from all angles

While they look almost identical to the originals, the next generation of AirPods are definitely better in small ways.

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While they look almost identical to the originals, the second-gen AirPods are definitely better in small ways that a lot of people will appreciate, including Apple's new H1 chip that supports Bluetooth 5.0, improved audio synchronization and always-on Siri.

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While they look almost identical to the originals, the second-generation AirPods are definitely better in small ways that a lot of people will appreciate, including Apple's new H1 chip that supports Bluetooth 5.0, improved audio synchronization and always-on Siri.

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