Originally Posted by Robo
And by all metrics, AirPods are extremely popular. They're probably the most relevant new Apple product in a long while, in fact. I don't have them because I don't like earbuds, but I see them all the time. It's not just "fanboys" or whatever (what is this, 2003?).
Yeah, I'm honestly kind of shocked how often I see them on the commute. They've fast become a status symbol and seem to enjoy similar levels of popularity as Beats headphones a decade-ish ago.
(Part of it I'm sure is also how striking their design is.)