Apple AirPods: 5 Things to Know Before Buying Them

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Apple's AirPods are among the most popular headphones to date — and for good reason. Backed by premium Apple technology, these durable, wireless earpieces connect quickly and deliver excellent sound quality. The sleek design fits snugly in the ears, and the slim case makes it easy to carry the AirPods with you everywhere you go.

One potential downside to AirPods is they tend to run higher in price than most other types of headphones, even other highly rated wireless versions. If you’re thinking about grabbing a pair but aren't sure if they're worth the cost, here’s five things to consider before investing in your own set.