Here’s what’s inside the Apple AirPods

Apple’s AirPods are finally launched! We has taken them apart, which means we finally get to find out what’s the point of that dangling stem.

There are components and lots of glue in this tiny wireless earphones. Inside the stem is a 93mWh battery. Despite taking up so much space inside the AirPod, that’s still only 1 percent of the charge capacity of an iPhone 7 battery. The antenna is also located here – the long length of the antenna helps to maintain a strong connection between the AirPods and your phone.

Here's what's inside the Apple AirPods

Delving deeper, you need a microscope to see the brain of the AirPods, Apple’s miniscule W1 chip.

Here's what's inside the Apple AirPods

Unsurprisingly, the AirPods receive a 0/10 score on iFixit’s repairability rating.

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