March 29, 2023
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AirPods Max new firmware test site reveals Apple’s weakening of active noise cancellation

Apple released a firmware update for AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max in May this year, and the update didn’t add new features to the aforementioned wireless earphones, just a few tweaks. There have been no complaints about firmware updates in the past few months. Until recently, a foreign website conducted an in-depth test and found that the active noise cancellation capability was reduced.

The website RTings tested the new firmware 4E71 launched in May earlier, and announced the latest test results of the noise cancellation function of AirPods Max on Friday. RTings believes that the AirPods Max after the firmware update, its active noise reduction capability has slightly changed. Difference. The RTings test indicates that in the mid-bass to high-bass range, the new version of the firmware blocks less noise than the previous version. These noises include car engines, running trains, and airplane engines, and depending on the hearing of the user’s ears, may hear a low rumbling sound.

Although RTings believes that the new version of the firmware has only slightly changed the blocking level of active noise reduction, the difference is extremely slight, but some netizens expressed dissatisfaction on Twitter, believing that Apple deliberately made the performance of AirPods Max worse, and even compared it to the situation of the iPhone , also said that users should consider whether they need to file a class action lawsuit against Apple.

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