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[* black] We rummage through our ancient tech drawer and pull out a first-gen pair of AirPods for a quick comparison.
[* icon_note] While you may not think that two years makes a product ''ancient'', there are many reports that these first-gen AirPods aren't doing so well out in the wild these days.
[* black] The first difference we spot (aside from the newer, shinier case) is a relocated pairing button.
[* black] The only other distinguishing feature these new 'pods seem to have is a new external LED charging indicator.
[* black] Elsewhere in the true-wireless earbud category we have the new Samsung Galaxy Buds, which we recently [guide|120693|tore down|new_window=true] and found to be surprisingly repairable! The ball is in your court, AirPods.
[* black] Add an X-ray shot foricon_note] Time to look at the 3rd image,earpieces up close: model numbers A2031 (left ear) and talk about itA2032 (right ear).
[* black] A little more X-ray recon before we get started
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[* black] Add an X-ray shot foricon_note] Time to look at the 3rd image,earpieces up close: model numbers A2031 (left ear) and talk about itA2032 (right ear).
[* black] A little more X-ray recon before we get started
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