If you are a user of AirPods Pro, then definitely keep reading, as if you will now update your iPhone to the latest version of iOS, of course, the iOS 14 you, then you will be able to enjoy something new and stunning.
This feature was announced this summer, along with the usual string of news that Apple always offers us in each new iOS update. Now many of you might be wondering that what’s the name of that feature about which I am talking about? It’s none other than “Spatial Audio.”
Spatial Audio is a great advancement in the symbiosis between your iPhone and AirPods Pro. As we told earlier that, if you are a big fan of Apple’s AirPods Pro and enjoy these devices, then you should definitely update your iOS version to the latest one, iOS 14.
As once you update your iPhone to iOS 14, you will get this new feature added on your iPhone. The primary purpose of this new feature is to convert the surround sound generated with multiple speakers into headphones; In short, what we call it is 3D audio.
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What is Spatial Audio?
The short and simple answer for this term is, ‘Spatial Audio is all about getting surround sound on headphones.’
Til now, to get surround sound, you need a particular installation in which you have to install five to seven speakers and arrange them strategically in a room along with which you have to add one or more subwoofers as well.
So, now you might get what I’m trying to make you understand. In short, an infrastructure of this kind is not cheap or easy to install.
Herewith the new Audio feature, Spatial Audio, the tech giant Apple has managed to convey that surround sound into its AirPods Pro.
How does Spatial Audio work?
Here to make Spatial Audio work correctly, the tech giant Apple has done a lot of hardcore labor. And to do this, this feature simply converts the audio signals such as Dolby Atmos or 5.1/7.1 sound through filters and with the help of the accelerometers and gyroscopes of the AirPods Pro in tune with your iPhone or iPad.
After converting that signal and adjusting the frequencies, it merely sends the appropriate sound to each headset to virtually obtain spatial audio or surround sound system experience.
How to get Spatial Audio?
First of all, if you want to use and activate the Spatial Audio feature in your AirPods Pro, then you must first update your iPhone or iPad to the latest version of iOS, that’s iOS 14.
iPhones compatible with Spatial Audio
Specifically, spatial audio is compatible with the following iPhones that we have mentioned below:-
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone X
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XS Max
- iPhone XR
- iPhone 11
- iPhone 11 Pro
- iPhone 11 Pro Max
- iPhone SE (2nd generation)
Apart from all these things, you should keep one thing in your mind that this feature only affects surround sound. As it does not transfer the enhancement to the mono sound or stereo sound.
That’s why, if you want to enjoy the Spatial Audio, then you must play the content of that type, whether it could be a song, a movie, or a YouTube video.