AirPods 3 vs. AirPods Pro: What’s different?

The new 3rd-gen AirPods are the newest addition to Apple’s earbud lineup. Here’s how they stack up against the AirPods Pro.

Apple just announced the third generation of AirPods, the baseline model’s first update since early 2019.

The new release is a significant update from the previous model, but how does it stack up against Apple’s next-tier buds: the AirPods Pro?


The AirPods 3 are $179, significantly cheaper than the $249 AirPods Pro.