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11 Memes Mocking Apple's AirPods Max Unveiling

Apple's new noise-canceling headphones sure created a lot of noise on the internet.

With yesterday's unveiling of Apple's new noise-canceling over-ear headphones, the AirPods Max, the famous brand opened a floodgate of memes on social media.

It's not by any means the first time Apple, or indeed big tech, has been the subject of thousands of memes.

The headphones, retailing at a hefty $549 have been mocked for their price, design, and their slim charging case. Here are some of the best memes we found.

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1. That price tag

Firstly, let's talk about that price tag. 

11 Memes Mocking Apple's AirPods Max Unveiling
Source: Philip Lewis/Twitter

The AirPods Max are at least $100 more expensive than competition from noise-cancelling headphone veterans Bose, and Sony. Michael Jordan is not impressed.

2. A feature only promoted in subtext

The price has many people online suggesting people will only buy the AirPods Max to flaunt their wealth.

11 Memes Mocking Apple's AirPods Max Unveiling
Source: Steve Kovach/Twitter

"My AirPods Max automatically mute poor people," quips Steve Kovach.

3. Why are they called AirPods?

As a few online commenters pointed out, AirPods Max aren't actually pods.

Marques Brownlee suggested the original prototype might have looked completely different.

4. A premium sleep mask

When spending $549 on a product, you'd hope it comes with a variety of useful features.

11 Memes Mocking Apple's AirPods Max Unveiling
Source: In My Mind/Twitter

Tweeter In My Mind is already thinking of ways to get the most bang for his premium-buying buck.

5. 'I hate to point this out'

Tweeter Mario Charles said "I hate to point this out but the new Apple AirPods Max carrier looks like a bra. Sorry you can't unsee it now."

11 Memes Mocking Apple's AirPods Max Unveiling
Source: Mario Charles/Twitter

We hate to break it to you Mario Charles, but you're not the first to make that connection.

6. An 'interesting' looking case

Social media is full of references to the AirPods Max smart case's 'interesting' appearance.

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Some have gone as far as suggesting the case's appearance is guerilla marketing from Apple — an accusation that was leveled at Tesla after the company's window fiasco at the Cybertruck unveiling.

11 Memes Mocking Apple's AirPods Max Unveiling
Source: The Ting of the North/Twitter

If everyone online's talking about, that's great marketing ... I guess.

7. Attitude and aesthetic

Some commenters expressed their belief that Apple's AirPods Max unveiling shows the company isn't the most consumer-friendly. 

8. Not a meme, just a fair comment

As Cloud Main points out, the cost of the AirPods Max "is more than a PC, PS5, TV, Xbox Series X, Switch, a Laptop, and a good pair of Sony or Bose headphones."

11 Memes Mocking Apple's AirPods Max Unveiling
Source: Cloud Main/Twitter

It's always good to have a little perspective.

9. A cure for 2020?

As Americana at `Brand Memes highlights, Apple's last-ditch attempt at earning an even larger share of holiday sales likely won't make things any better this year.

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11 Memes Mocking Apple's AirPods Max Unveiling
Source: Americana at Brand Memes/Twitter

10. A divisive accessory

People can't seem to get over that Smart Case.

11 Memes Mocking Apple's AirPods Max Unveiling
Source: Alex Rainert/Twitter

Commenters were quick to reply to the above tweet by pasting the image on the right over the one on the left. Touche.

11. We all know how this is going to go

Apple might be the subject of online mockery, but the truth is, there will likely only be one person, or corporation, left laughing all the way to the bank.

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