People are already comparing Apple's new AirPods Pro to Pokemon, hairdryers, and more

People are already comparing Apple's new AirPods Pro to Pokemon, hairdryers, and more

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  • Apple on Monday announced new AirPods Pro, which are on sale for $250.
  • They are available for preorder now, and will arrive on October 30.
  • Not long after the announcement, people started making memes about how they look like different cartoons.
  • Here are some of the best reactions so far.
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Not long after Apple announced its new $250 AirPods Pro, memes comparing them to Pokémon, Mario, and other characters were all over Twitter. 

The new AirPods offer a few upgrades from their predecessors, including noise-cancellation and sweat-resistance. The redesigned earbuds also have a rubber tip, which has inspired meme comparisons of the new design.

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This isn't the first time AirPods have been meme fodder. Last year, AirPods became a meme where owners used them as a "flex," wearing them to show how rich they were.

Here are some of the best reactions to the buds so far.



Memes comparing AirPods to the Pokémon Bellsprout appeared on Twitter almost immediately.

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I’m sure at least one other person has noticed by now but in case they haven’t:

— hot juan (@LiquidHbox) October 28, 2019

Clearly, a theme has emerged.

I'm very sorry

— Alex Fitzpatrick (@AlexJamesFitz) October 28, 2019

People are also comparing the new AirPods to anything resembling the rubber tips ...

The new AirPods Pro design is going to be great for killing zombies.

— 𝚂𝚝𝚎𝚙𝚑𝚎𝚗 𝙵𝚘𝚛𝚍 (@StephenSeanFord) October 28, 2019

... which includes basically any animated character with a tube-like nose.

Desculpa AirPods Pro, só consigo ver isso:

— Jᥙιᥴყ Jᥙιᥴყ 🍑 (@nievilela) October 28, 2019

The animated penguin Pingu has even gotten a shoutout.

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The internet is fast

— Marques Brownlee (@MKBHD) October 28, 2019

Others are seeing more of a resemblance to hair dryers ...

The new Airpods Pro slap ngl

— BigBootyJudy (@NickiAdoptMe) October 28, 2019

... but Mario apparently had them first.

the new airpods go harDD 🥴🔥

— matt 👼🏼 (@farronhite) October 28, 2019