Apple explained earlier that the new silicone ear tips for the second-generation AirPods Pro are not officially compatible with the first-generation AirPods Pro.
The first-generation AirPods Pro ear tips have “noticeably denser mesh,” according to an updated support document from Apple. Apple did not disclose any further information. However, the mesh density might cause acoustical variations.
According to the support manual, “Ear tips have been specifically created for their AirPods Pro generation to give the highest-fidelity audio experience.” As a result, use the ear tips that came with your AirPods Pro. The mesh on the AirPods Pro (1st generation) ear tips is significantly denser than that on the AirPods Pro (2nd generation).
The second-generation ear tips do fit the original AirPods Pro, proving that they are still physically compatible despite the mesh variations.
The only sizes still offered for the first-generation ear tips are small, medium, and large. The second-generation ear tips come in a new XS option. In the US, sets of two of both generations of ear tips may be purchased for about eight dollars on the Apple website.
The new AirPods Pro will start shipping to customers and be on sale the next day. Today’s early evaluations of the new AirPods Pro offered a closer look at advancements made in terms of sound quality, active noise cancellation, battery life, and other areas. The cost of the second-generation AirPods Pro is still two hundred forty-nine dollars.