When Apple launched its barely up to date AirPods Professional 2 with MagSafe Charging Case (USB‑C) earlier this yr, it did not supply the USB-C charging case as a separate accent. Whereas the sooner AirPods Professional 2 buds — those that shipped with the Lightning case — cost within the new case, you have been required to have bought the USB-C AirPods Professional 2 to get a substitute case for them. However Apple has now lifted that restriction and is promoting the USB-C charging case for the AirPods Professional 2 to anybody who needs to purchase one. It prices $99.
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I supposed some of us who’ve purchased one of many new iPhone 15 fashions with USB-C charging would possibly wish to get a USB-C charging case for his or her AirPod Professional 2 as a result of they solely wish to carry round one cable to cost each their iPhone 15 and AirPods Professional 2. Or perhaps you merely misplaced your Lighting-equipped case and figured you would possibly as nicely shift to USB-C charging.
It is price noting that the brand new USB-C charging case has an IP54 ranking, which implies it is dust-resistant and splashproof. The Lightning model of the case would not have a water- or dust-resistance ranking.
Alas, whereas you should buy the upgraded AirPods Professional 2 charging case proper now, transport dates have slipped to Dec. 26-Dec. twenty ninth, so it will not make it in time for Christmas. However a minimum of you may have it earlier than New Yr’s Day.
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