Apple New Release: Standalone USB-C Charging Case for AirPods Pro 2

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Apple fans eagerly adopting the new AirPods Pro 2 faced an unforeseen obstacle this year: the inability to buy the USB-C charging case separately.

However, in a recent move, Apple has lifted this restriction, making the USB-C charging case for the AirPods Pro 2 available for individual purchase at $99.

Initially, the updated AirPods Pro 2 with the MagSafe Charging Case (USB‑C) were exclusively bundled with the USB-C charging case. 

Customers who owned the earlier AirPods Pro 2, equipped with the Lightning case, were left without the option to upgrade to the new case unless they purchased the USB-C version of the AirPods Pro 2.

This change is significant for various reasons. Some users might find it convenient to streamline their charging experience by consolidating cables, especially those who recently acquired the new iPhone 15 models featuring USB-C charging. 

Apple Upgrade from Lightning to USB-C

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Apple fans eagerly adopting the new AirPods Pro 2 faced an unforeseen obstacle this year: the inability to buy the USB-C charging case separately.

Customers can streamline their charging process by utilizing a single wire to charge both of their Apple AirPods Pro 2 if they have a USB-C charging case.

Moreover, the upgraded USB-C charging case boasts an IP54 rating, providing dust resistance and splash-proof capabilities a feature absent in the Lightning-equipped case. 

This enhancement in durability might appeal to users seeking added protection for their AirPods Pro 2 during daily use.

The Apple USB-C charging case looks great, but prospective customers should be aware that shipping estimates show arrival between December 26th and 29th, which means it will arrive in time for the New Year but miss the Christmas deadline.

For those considering the purchase of the USB-C charging case, the shift from Lightning to USB-C not only signifies a compatibility upgrade but also presents an opportunity to embrace a more resilient and versatile charging solution. 

Although the delayed shipping might dampen immediate plans, the promise of enhanced convenience and durability could make it a worthwhile investment for tech enthusiasts gearing up for the new year.

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