Apple AirPods Pro G2
Expert
Choice

Apple AirPods Pro 2 Expert Review

Released 
2022
Budget Amplifier
Summary
The Apple AirPods Pro 2 is a budget amplifier that fits in the ear and uses rechargeable batteries. It achieved a SoundGrade of C which places it in the top 50% in its category and the bottom 25% of all devices tested.
In the initial fit condition, the Apple AirPods Pro 2 performed well below average on speech in quiet, below average on speech in noise, above average on feedback handling, below average on occlusion results, and well above average on music streaming quality. The overall fit score in the initial condition for the Apple AirPods Pro 2 was below average.
In the tuned fit condition, the Apple AirPods Pro 2 performed below average on speech in quiet, above average on speech in noise, above average on feedback handling, below average on occlusion results, and well above average on music streaming quality. The overall fit score in the tuned condition for the Apple AirPods Pro 2 was above average.

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Score
C
SoundGrade
Initial Score
2.6
Tuned Score
3.7
Expert
Choice
Speech in quiet

Speech intelligibility improvement in quiet and moderate environments

best
0.3
Top score
5.0
Own voice

Does your voice feel natural and not “boomy”

best
1.9
Top score
5.0
Speech in noise

Speech intelligibility improvement in loud environments

best
0.4
Top score
5.0
Music streaming

Streaming music provides a full range of bass and treble

best
4.4
Top score
5.0
Feedback handling

How well the device limits feedback / squealing – even when your hand is near your ear

best
5
Top score
5.0
Speech in quiet

Speech intelligibility improvement in quiet and moderate environments

best
2.2
Top score
5.0
Own voice

Does your voice feel natural and not “boomy”

best
1.9
Top score
5.0
Speech in noise

Speech intelligibility improvement in loud environments

best
1.7
Top score
5.0
Music streaming

Streaming music provides a full range of bass and treble

best
4.4
Top score
5.0
Feedback handling

How well the device limits feedback / squealing – even when your hand is near your ear

best
5
Top score
5.0
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Specs
Android Streaming
Android Streaming
iPhone Streaming
iPhone Streaming
Visible in Ear
Visible in Ear
Hands-Free
Hands-Free
Rechargeable Batteries
Rechargeable Batteries