Powerbeats Pro in New Colors Now Available for Order

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Following several leaks and their official announcement late last month, the four new colors of Powerbeats Pro wireless earphones are now available to order through Apple.


The four new colors are Spring Yellow, Glacier Blue, Cloud Pink, and Lava Red, and they join the previous color options of Black, Ivory, Moss, and Navy. The new colors are available for delivery from Apple as soon as Thursday.

Powerbeats Pro are fitness-focused truly wireless earphones from Apple's Beats brand, offering an in-ear design with earhooks to help secure the them during vigorous activity. They‌ offer IPX4 sweat and water resistance, Apple's H1 chip for easy pairing and switching between iCloud devices, and "Hey Siri" functionality. The earphones offer up to nine hours of battery life, with the charging case bringing total battery life up to 24 hours.

There are on-ear volume and track controls on each earbud, and four sizes of eartips are included to maximize comfort and provide a good seal in the ear, although the earphones don't offer any active noise cancellation.

Powerbeats Pro are priced at $249.95 for all colors, although they can occasionally be found on sale for around $200. For more details on Powerbeats Pro, check out our full review and hands-on videos, including a comparison to Apple's AirPods Pro.

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69Mustang

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Here you go...
Unless you want it directly from the factory.
There's a kind of a huge difference in wanting AirPods in black and wanting to pay a huge premium from Colorware. Imo, AirPods should at least be in black and red already.
 

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There's a kind of a huge difference in wanting AirPods in black and wanting to pay a huge premium from Colorware. Imo, AirPods should at least be in black and red already.
Sadly, Apple has not been offering that option. Remember how long did they take to offer a different color iPhone even when they offered different color of iPods for a while.
 

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Decent offerings. I can see some people who were on the fence on which workout headphones to buy, be tempted by these. I personally prefer the tethered PowerBeats 4 for running.
 

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Apple never changed the color of their EarPods and they’ll never change the color of their AirPods.
see how many people on news broadcasts, tv shows where they're using Zoom or some similar software, etc, are wearing airpods? Apple will NEVER go away from white only for them.
 

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How about some focus on less glamorous "innovation" like the fact that 40-50% of the time the right or left bud doesn't pair (requiring you to put them back in the case and try again, usually once, sometimes twice), and the fact that when you put them back in the case you really don't know if they've started charging unless you check with your iphone/mac (and if you forget then many times you want to go for a run and have a dead earbud... thank goodness I have my rock solid Jabra 65s as a backup... the Pro was supposed to be an "upgrade")... and though YMMV there are *lots* of folks with this issue on the Apple boards and various threads

But I guess magical colors are far more important
 
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How about some focus on less glamorous "innovation" like the fact that 40-50% of the time the right or left bud doesn't pair (requiring you to put them back in the case and try again, usually once, sometimes twice), and the fact that when you put them back in the case you really don't know if they've started charging unless you check with your iphone/mac (and if you forget then many times you want to go for a run and have a dead earbud... thank goodness I have my rock solid Jabra 65s as a backup... the Pro was supposed to be an "upgrade")... and though YMMV there are *lots* of folks with this issue on the Apple boards and various threads

But I guess magical colors are far more important
I actually really like my PowerBeats Pros, but your gripes are valid in my experience... not to that extent, but there are definitely some bugs yet to work out that pastel colors won't fix.
 

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can we just get black AirPods? thats all anyone really wants... not pastel easter beats
Agreed.

I'm a stickler. I recognize all of the benefits of having AirPods but I refuse to get them until they come out in black. And there's no way I'm paying a markup for 3rd party company to paint them black.

I can't think of any logical reason as to why Apple hasn't come out with black AirPods yet. Not only will more people buy them, some people will buy multiple pairs of AirPods in different colors. It's easy money for Apple.
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Apple never changed the color of their EarPods and they’ll never change the color of their AirPods.
AirPods are not in the same category as EarPods. EarPods were a cheap accessory that needed to accompany the more important devices Apple wanted to sell. There was never a market for EarPods. They were just cheap headphones Apple included in the box of whatever devices you purchase.

AirPods are legitimate product unto themselves. This will become even more apparent as AirPods add more features.

Plus, there are already plenty of competing wireless earbuds as well as copycat/fake AirPods. Sure, when AirPods came out, there were only popular wireless earbud solution. It made sense for Apple to keep them white as symbol and selling point. But I'd argue that it no longer holds the value it once had. Just having a white wireless device doesn't automatically mean that everyone else will think you're wearing AirPods.
 
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