Introducing AirPods Max
A perfect balance of exhilarating high-fidelity audio and the effortless magic
of AirPods. The ultimate personal listening experience is here.
A radically original composition
The over-ear headphone has been completely re-imagined. From cushion to canopy,
AirPods Max are designed for an uncompromising fit that creates the optimal
acoustic seal for many different head shapes – fully immersing you in
- Canopy spanning the headband is made from a breathable knitted mesh,
distributing weight to reduce on-head pressure.
- The stainless steel frame is wrapped with a soft-to-the-touch material for a
remarkable combination of strength, flexibility and comfort.
- Telescoping arms smoothly extend and stay where you set them, for a
consistent fit and seal.
- The beautifully anodised aluminium cups feature a revolutionary mechanism
that allows each cup to rotate independently and balance pressure
- A custom-designed mesh textile wraps the ear cushions to provide
pillow-like softness while listening.
- Crafted with acoustically engineered memory foam, the ear cushions gently
create an immersive seal that is the foundation of incredible sound.
- The Digital Crown lets you precisely control volume, skip between tracks,
answer phone calls and activate Siri.
Sounds like an epiphany
AirPods Max combine high-fidelity audio with industry-leading Active Noise
Cancellation to deliver an unparalleled listening experience. Each part of their
custom-built driver works to produce sound with ultra-low distortion across the
audible range. From deep, rich bass to accurate mids and crisp, clean highs,
you'll hear every note with a new sense of clarity.
To cancel unwanted external sound, AirPods Max use a total of six outward-facing
microphones to detect noise in your environment, and two inward-facing
microphones to measure what you're hearing. Beamforming microphones help isolate
your voice on phone calls, so it's heard clearly – even in windy
Hear every detail
The Apple-designed dynamic driver produces a wide frequency range that uncovers
the rich details of every sound – delivering your favourite songs with
previously unheard texture and accuracy.
Modelled on those in high-end floor-standing speakers, the driver's motor uses
dual neodymium ring magnets to minimise total harmonic distortion across the
entire audible range. The result is consistently clear playback, even at full
Computational audio. Key to performance
With a powerful Apple-designed H1 chip in each cup, our custom-engineered
acoustic design and advanced software, AirPods Max use computational audio to
create a breakthrough listening experience. By tapping into each
chip's 10 audio cores, computational audio helps block outside noise, adapts
audio to the fit and seal of your ear cushions, and makes movie scenes sound
like they're happening all around you.
- Industry-leading Active Noise Cancellation counters external sound with
equal anti-noise, allowing you to immerse yourself in what you're
- Press the noise control button to switch to Transparency mode, which lets
outside sound in so you can interact naturally with your surroundings.
- Adaptive EQ tailors sound to the bespoke fit and seal created by the ear
cushions. Inward-facing microphones measure what you're hearing, then adjust the
frequencies of your music to deliver a rich, consistent experience that
faithfully reproduces every note.
- Spatial audio with dynamic head tracking gives you a cinema-like experience
for movies and shows, with sound that surrounds you.1 Using built-in gyroscopes
and accelerometers, AirPods Max and your iPhone or iPad track the subtle motion
of your head, anchoring sounds to your device.
AirPods Max inherit all of the wireless, effortless magic of the AirPods family.
From setup to Siri commands, they make the listening experience completely
fluid – day to day, device to device.
AirPods Max connect immediately to your iPhone or iPad. To pair, simply place
AirPods Max near your device and tap Connect on your screen.
Seamlessly move between your iPhone, iPad and Mac.2 If you're playing music on
your Mac and take a call on your iPhone, AirPods Max will automatically
Easily share an audio stream between two sets of AirPods on your iPhone, iPad,
iPod touch or Apple TV. Bring any AirPods near the device you're listening to
and connect in a tap.
More magic to play with.
- On-head detection
- AirPods Max pause audio when you take them off, and resume playback when you
put them back on. So you never miss a beat.
Let Siri read your incoming messages to you as they arrive with Announce
Messages.4 And you can even tell Siri to respond – no hands required.
Get directions, check the weather, schedule a meeting and more with a simple
“Hey Siri”. With an expansive set of commands, your favourite personal
assistant is more helpful than ever.
A battery that keeps stayin' alive
20 hours of listening, movie watching or talk time – with Active Noise
Cancellation and spatial audio enabled.5 Simply charge via the Lightning
connector. A five-minute charge delivers 1.5 hours of listening.
A case with staying power
When stored in their soft, slim Smart Case, AirPods Max enter an ultra-low-power
state that preserves charge.
Designed for an exceptional fit:
Knitted mesh canopy and acoustically engineered memory foam ear cushions.
The Apple-designed driver delivers high-fidelity playback with ultra-low
distortion across the entire audible range.
Active Noise Cancellation for immersive sound. Transparency mode to hear the
world around you.
For cinema-like sound that surrounds you.
- AirPods Max
- Smart Case
- Lightning to USB-C Cable
Requires AirPods Max with the latest version of software, and iPhone and iPod
touch models with the latest version of iOS; iPad models with the latest version
of iPadOS; Apple Watch models with the latest version of watchOS; Mac models
with the latest version of macOS; or Apple TV models with the latest version
View our Headphones Return Policy Here