Over-ear AirPods Max released for $549 with noise cancellation and more

The news: Apple just released the highly-anticipated over-ear version of AirPods early Tuesday morning.

  • AirPods Max feature a retro design and come in 5 colors: green, red, blue, black and white
  • Major features: Adaptive EQ, Active Noise Cancellation (ANC), Transparency mode, spatial audio and 20 hours of battery life
  • A special carrying case is also included (see below)
  • The new AirPods retail for a whopping $550, and will be available on December 15

Our take: These are the high-end headphones we have been waiting for! And previewed yesterday.