When asserting its game-changing and trend-setting new music streaming goodies earlier immediately, Apple unsurprisingly plugged its AirPods and Beats merchandise, highlighting that each one present (and fast-approaching) headphones with an H1 or W1 chip beneath each manufacturers will “automatically play” Dolby Atmos tracks on Apple Music going ahead.
No high-quality Apple Music love for any AirPods house owners
Before grabbing your pitchfork and reserving a visit to Cupertino, it is necessary to recollect (and we will not stress this sufficient) that all Apple Music subscribers are set to obtain the aforementioned Lossless Audio improve sooner or later subsequent month for free.
That means you’ll proceed to pay simply $9.99 a month (or $4.99 on a scholar account, or $14.99 for a household subscription) whether or not or not you’ll ever hearken to a single music or album at its “highest quality.” You needed to have recognized there could be some type of a catch or restriction to this utterly un-Apple deal, and properly, right here you go.
The cause, in case you are questioning (and we all know you’re), is the Bluetooth AAC codec used by the AirPods household when related to your iPhone, which apparently can’t deal with the high-quality ALAC (Apple Lossless Audio Codec) information used to “preserve every single bit of the original audio file” at any time when doable.