AirPods continue to have a 6-week shipping estimate when purchased through Apple's online store, but AT&T and Verizon currently have the wireless earphones in stock online with free delivery in 2-5 business days.

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AT&T and Verizon sell AirPods for $159, the same price as Apple charges, but the carriers only ship to addresses within the United States, excluding P.O. boxes.

AirPods occasionally appear in stock through Apple resellers, but typically not for very long due to a combination of limited supplies and strong demand. For that reason, prospective buyers should order as quickly as possible.

AirPods, driven by Apple's custom W1 chip for one-tap setup, instantly connect to a nearby iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, or Mac when taken out of their charging case. The cord-free earphones use optical sensors and a motion accelerometer to detect when they are in your ears and automatically turn on.


Double tapping an AirPod invokes Siri by default, which can be used to adjust the volume, change the song, make a call, or get directions.

AirPods deliver up to five hours of listening time on one charge, and a 15-minute fast charge provides up to three hours of listening time. The charging case holds multiple additional charges for more than 24 hours of listening time.

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Top Rated Comments

Johnny Steps Avatar
50 months ago
Just received mine! Charging them right now.. pretty excited to use them at work today. Amazing how it only took 24 hours to get them from Verizon and yet it takes six weeks to get them from Apple.
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itsmilo Avatar
50 months ago
I nearly got run over today crossing the street cuz my airpod fell out of my ear and stupid me started to look for it with no care for the cars in the world lol
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bursthead Avatar
50 months ago
I work for Verizon and we get a 35% discount.
Verizon Fam here too. I was too late though. It's sold out again.
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Relentless Power Avatar
50 months ago
Purchasing a second pair. The convenience when using the Airpods for fitness and for phone calls/music is ideal for me. And the battery life has been more than impressive.

(Side Note: The previous firmware update actually seems to have improved the treble and loudness of the Airpods. They sound better from when I first used them.)
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democracyrules Avatar
50 months ago
Purchased third pair for backup from Verizon after second pair from ATT. Never too many to have. AirPods is absolutely the latest and most awesome Apple invention. Love it and obsessed about it as Apple loyalist.
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miniyou64 Avatar
50 months ago
Airpods arent bad but I feel like I would like Beats X better...
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