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i9000 TWS vs i90000 Pro vs i90000 Max vs Apple AirPods 2 Comparison Review

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Here we are on another comparison of the Chinese fake AirPods 2, after doing i7 Mini TWS vs i7 vs i7s as well as other famous comparisons requested by our readers such as i500 vs i800 TWS and i10000 TWS vs i9000 TWS vs i200 TWS. Now, it’s time we compare the i9000 TWS with the next generation i90000 Pro and i90000 Max as well as the original Apple AirPods 2. We will also be answering what’s the difference between i90000 Pro vs i90000 Max. So, without further ado let’s move to the i9000 TWS vs i90000 Pro vs i90000 Max vs Apple AirPods 2 comparison review:

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i9000 TWS vs i90000 Pro vs i90000 Max vs Apple AirPods  2 Comparison Review – Selecting the Best Fake AirPods 2 Alternative 2020

Guide On Selecting the Chinese Fake AirPods i Tws Models

Before starting the comparison, we want to clear out something. There are hundreds of fake AirPods mostly the Chinese one with the name ‘i TWS’ in the market. Selecting one from the sea of hundreds is quite difficult. So here is what you need to see.

  1. Selecting which AirPod generation copy you want: The fake AirPods have copied AirPods 1st Gen, 2nd Gen, AirPods Pro. So you need to see which one interests you the most. There’s the iX, iXX, iXXX TWS (X stands for numbers) which mimics the design of the first generation. Then comes the iXXXX and iXXXXX ones which are Apple AirPods Air 2 copies. Finally, we have the iXXXXXX ones which are based on the design of AirPods Pro.
  2. Selecting the version of the Fake AirPods: If those numbering on the fake AirPods confused you, you might get more confused knowing that most of each fake AirPods have three versions as well (the standard one, the Pro version, and the highest one which is the ‘Max’ version).
  3. Higher model numbering doesn’t always been that they are the latest one: Mostly, it’s true that the numbering of the model number, like i100000 TWS, represents that it’s the latest one compared to i50000 and i9000. However, sometimes, it’s not like that. For example, we have the i9000 MAX Tws with us which released later compared to i50000, and features GPS tracking which the former misses.
  4. Swzyor Isn’t The Only Brand Selling Fake Chinese AirPodsThough Swzyor is the most reputable Chinese fake AirPods manufacturers (reputable lol), but they aren’t alone. Others offer the same product at a much lower price, so you can try them out. Karabale is another AirPods manufacturer we reviewed a couple of months ago with the Karabale SkyPods TWS. However, remember that the real ones will have features completely identical to that of Swzyor and will have a positive buyer rating (above 4 stars).
  5. The same model name doesn’t mean that the features are the same: We have seen many people buying fake AirPods with the same model name. In the end, they are disappointed because either of the mentioned feature is missing. So, try buying the same product mentioned with the name of the manufacturer. For example, the i90000 Max offered Swzyor has sliding volume bar, while other manufacturers offer only tap volume control, no volume control at all.

We hope that it’s all clear about buying i TWS earphones. If you have any questions, hit the comment section down below.

i9000 TWS vs i90000 Pro vs i90000 Max vs Apple AirPods 2 Comparison Review – Specs Sheet Comparison

We will be starting the i9000 TWS vs i90000 Pro vs i90000 Max vs Apple AirPods 2 comparison review, with the specs comparison just to get a quick idea about the differences.

Earphonei90000 TWS (swzyor) i90000 TWS Pro (swzyor) i90000 TWS Max (swzyor)
BluetoothV5.0 V5.0 V5.0
Copy Level 1:1 Replica size air 2 1:1 Replica size air 2 1:1 Replica size air 2
Battery Timing 3-4 h 3.5-4h 3.5-4h
Range10 meters 10 meters 10 meters
HD CallYes Yes Yes
Touch ControlYes (play/pause, previous/next and call Siri) Yes (play/pause, previous/next and call Siri) Yes (play/pause, previous/next and call Siri) + Pressure Sensor
Remote Volume ControlNoYes (sliding) Yes (sliding)
Pop-Up AnimationYes (3 seconds) only on iOS 13.2 Yes (2 seconds) only on iOS 13.2 Yes (1.5 seconds) only on iOS 13.2
RenamingNoNoYes
In-Ear DetectionYesYesYes
Wireless Charging YesYesYes
Audio chipAiroha 1536U AP2 Airoha 1536U AP2 Airoha 1536U AP2
Siri VoiceYesYesYes
Mono UseYesYesYes
GPSYesYesYes
Sound Quality Good (with Super Bass) Good (with 8D sound and super bass) Excellent (with Deep Bass)
CompatibilityiOS, Android iOS, Android iOS, Android
Price$28 to $33$28 to $33$28 to $38

i9000 TWS vs i90000 Pro vs i90000 Max vs Apple AirPods 2 Comparison Review – Design & Appearance Comparison

The boxing appears to be the same for all four Airpods including the original one. However, we do see the product name and specs for the fake ones printed on the side of the box.

boxes i9000 tws i90000 Pro i90000 Max

All three of the fake AirPods are 1:1 replicas of the Air 2 (in terms of size) and appearance. There’s a slight difference in the color (the original has a bit soft white color shade like off white, but the fake ones have sharp white color).

i9000 TWS vs i90000 Pro vs i90000 MAX vs Apple AirPods - Comparison Review
Left to Right: i9000, i90000 Pro, i90000 Max, Original AirPods
Comparison of i9000 TWS vs i90000 Pro vs i90000 MAX vs Apple AirPods back of cases
Left to Right: i9000, i90000 Pro, Original Apple AirPods 2, i90000 Max

Moreover, two more differences we can see are on the charging case. Firstly, there’s no laser engraving text (Designed by Apple in California Assembled in China) on the top back of the case on the fake ones. Only i500 TWS has it. Second is that the case is all plastic with no metal clamp, so you might have to carefully open the lid every time.

Apart from this, everything is the same including the stalk, the earpiece, and even the bottom of the stalk which has a net on it.

i9000 TWS vs i90000 Pro vs i90000 Max vs Apple AirPods 2 Comparison Review – Features & Functions Comparison

First of all, the original AirPod 2 has the iconic pop-up animation which appears after opening the lid. The animation displays the button press scene, percentage battery of the case and AirPods, and percentage battery of AirPods separately and collectively when taken out in different animations. Moreover, it also has the dedicated setting page where you can turn on/off in-ear detection, assign different functions to the left and right earbud, rename, GPS, and so on. There’s also the pressure touch control for the original AirPods which can play/pause, next/previous, tap for Siri call, and slide to control volume. Other features include Qi Wireless Charging, GPS, and transparency. Last but not least, we have the incredible sound of the original AirPods.

As for the pop-up animation, all three have the same animation supported on iOS 13.2 and above. i90000 max has the most responsive animation among all three, close to that of the original. Though there’s still a slight delay which is fine for the given price. Since it’s an iOS feature only, Android OS doesn’t have that animation. However, the name’s of the fake AirPods will be different when you pair them for the first time. You can rename i90000 Max only since it’s the only one here that has the dedicated settings page in the Bluetooth section. For the rest of the two, you will have to live up with the default names i9000 and i90000 Pro. We don’t know why but it looks like Swzyor has written that i90000 Pro supports the rename feature, but that’s not true.

As for the in-ear detection, all three of them support it, however only i90000 Max TWS has the feature to turn the function on/off in the settings page, while that’s not possible for the rest of the two since there’s no setting page.

Settings Menu for i90000 Max
Settings Menu for i90000 Max
i9000 TWS vs i90000 Pro vs i90000 MAX vs Apple AirPods Comparison Review - No Settings for i90000 TWS Pro
There’s no settings menu for i90000 Pro and i9000, so they can’t be renamed, turned in-ear detection on/off, or assign a task to each earphone. By default, they have the play/pause, forward/next, and Siri voice feature

All three of them have the touch control which can play/pause, next/previous, tap for Siri call. However, only i90000 Max has the feature of volume control via sliding. There’s a slight difference in the touch compared to the original Apple AirPods air 2, this is because the fake ones don’t have a pressure touch to them. It can be found in the later versions of the Chinese Fake AirPods as well as the i90000 Max.

Renaming i90000 Max TWS Fake AirPods
Renaming i90000 Max TWS Fake AirPods

All three have Qi wireless charging and HD calling as well. However, we do transparency mode in i9000, i90000 Pro, i90000 Max.

Last but not the least, we have the Siri voice feature, and here’s how to activate Siri voice wake up on i9000 TWS, i90000 Pro, i90000 Max:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Go to Siri & Search
  3. Turn on Listen for Siri option
  4. All done!

i9000 TWS voice siri instruction

i9000 TWS vs i90000 Pro vs i90000 Max vs Apple AirPods 2 Comparison Review – Connectivity & Hardware Comparison

All three of the fake AirPods have Bluetooth 5.0 modules and the range is 10 meters.

Product i9000 i90000 Pro i90000 Max Original AirPods 2
Chip Airoha 1536U AP2 Airoha 1536U AP2 Airoha 1536U AP2 H1 Chip
GPS support Yes Yes Yes Yes
Audio share No No No Yes
Volume Lock No No No Yes

Apart from this, the Airoha 1536U AP2 audio chip is present on them. It does support GPS but not audio sharing. Moreover, it doesn’t have a volume lock as well. So, these downsides are to be found on all fake AirPods using this audio chip. The AP2 version has HD mic and sound. However, the sound quality of the 1536 is slightly better.

i9000 TWS vs i90000 Pro vs i90000 Max vs Apple AirPods 2 Comparison Review – Sound Quality Comparison

The sound quality seems to be improving slightly after each new model. The same is the case with these three. All three of them have a nice bass added to it, however, the details and the quality seems to be excellent in i90000 Max, then we have i90000 Pro and at last i9000 TWS which also has good sound.

If you are looking for a sound experience similar to the original ones, then we are afraid you might be disappointed, since there’s no ANC feature and the sound can be distorted at maximum volume. Though the volume is very high which is pretty common in Chinese audiophiles.

There’s CVC 6.0 in all three fake AirPods for better calling experience and voice recording. Right now the i200000 Pro provides the best sound which is close to the AirPods series. Here’s the i200000 Pro review.

How to connect Fake AirPods (i9000, i90000 Pro, i90000 Max) to iOS devices?

  1. Open the lid of the case and turn on the Bluetooth on device
  2. The pop-up function will work and you will see a notice to press the button on the back of charging case
  3. Long press (about 4s) the button, you will see the white led blink. And the earbuds will connect with the phone automatically.

How to connect Fake AirPods (i9000, i90000 Pro, i90000 Max) to Andriod devices?

  1. Open the lid of the case and long press (about 4s) the button until make sure that the white led on the charging case blink
  2. Turn on the Bluetooth on the device and scan for nearby devices
  3. Click the fake AirPods name (name of model)

Things to know before buying i9000 TWS, i90000 Pro, and i90000 Max

  • Sound quality won’t be the same as AirPods
  • Animation and touch delays will be there
  • Transparency mode won’t be there (in new models i200000 TWS and so on)
  • There will be no ANC (active noise canceling)

Our Verdict

Ending the i9000 TWS vs i90000 Pro vs i90000 Max vs Apple AirPods 2 Comparison review, we can see how the three of the fake AirPods resembles the original AirPods in terms of appearance, size, and functions. Though some points differentiate the fake ones from the original ones (mentioned in the design & appearance section). Though the original AirPods remains unbeaten but the price is really an issue here. Given that all three of the fake AirPods have almost the same price range, it will be a good option to go for i90000 Max TWS, because of better sound and most importantly the settings menu and Bluetooth rename feature which is exactly like the originals. The price difference between the three fake AirPods isn’t that much.

Also Read: OPPO Enco Free TWS Earbuds Launched In China At 699 Yuan

Price & Availability

All three fake AirPods of the Swzyor brand have a price ranging from $29 to $37. i9000 TWS and i90000 Pro have almost the same price with only a slight price difference. Meanwhile, i90000 Max is priced at $36. Here are the links:

AliExpress Stores (for global purchase):

Sadly, these earphones are not available on Amazon.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Fake AirPods

Are fake AirPods waterproof?

No, not completely waterproof. Most of them are IPX5 certified which means that they can resist a sustained, low-pressure water jet spray (raining or sweat in common scenarios). You can’t submerge them in water.

Are fake AirPods safe?

Yes, fake AirPods are completely safe to use. The material used is skin-friendly. It doesn’t experience any temperature changes while wearing.

Are fake AirPods bigger?

There are hundreds of fake AirPods. Yes, some of them could be bigger than the original AirPods. But try to see the terms '1:1 size replica' or 'super copy' to make sure that they are of the same size.

Are fake AirPods any good?

For a budget-friendly price, they are good. They provide similar features close to the original ones so that everyone can enjoy the magic of having AirPods real or fake.

Are fake AirPods as good as the real ones?

No, not as good as the real ones. The functions and features might be close to the real ones such as pop-up animations, in-ear detection, and GPS. However, the sound quality isn’t nowhere near the original ones.

Can fake AirPods connect to iPhone?

Yes, they can. In fact, phones with iOS 13.2 can show pop-up animation as well as the original.

Can fake AirPods be tracked?

Yes, most of them can be tracked via the GPS feature. However, old models don’t have GPS, so do check if the fake AirPod you are buying have GPS feature.

Can fake AirPods work with/connect to Android?

Yes, they can be connected to Android OS. However, Android OS won’t show the pop-up animation and other features specific to iOS.

Can fake Airpods do live listen?

No, not at all. This feature is exclusive to the original Apple AirPods.

Can fake Airpods charge in real case?

No, not at all. They might be 1:1 replica in size, however, they won’t be able to fit perfectly in the case.

Can fake AirPods connect to Siri?

i9000 TWS voice siri instruction

Yes, they can. In fact, most of them support Hey Siri voice activation as well to turn on Siri voice assistant. Here’s how to do for the above mentioned fake AirPods

Do Fake AirPods Work?

Yes, they do work. Though there are some poor quality AirPods which can stop working after a few days of use. Try buying the famous fake AirPods such as the i TWS ones, Karabale, or Swzyor.

Do fake AirPods have a light on the front?

Yes, they do have a light in front of the charging case. It’s a multi-colored LED light (white, green, and red) that shows the status of the fake AirPods (charging, battery low, pairing mode).

Image credit: (Swzyor) YT

i9000 TWS vs i90000 Pro vs i90000 MAX vs Apple AirPods Comparison Review - Featured
i9000 TWS vs i90000 Pro vs i90000 Max vs Apple AirPods 2 Comparison Review
Summary
i90000 Max is the most superior among the three fake AirPods, thanks to the settings menu, rename feature, similar to the original.
Reader Rating2 Votes
8.5
i90000 Max Over i9000 and i90000 Pro
Rename Feature
Bluetooth Dedicated Settings Menu
Faster Pop-up animation
Better sound
Original AirPods over i90000 Max
Way superior sound
ANC
Superior H1 chip (Audio sharing, volume lock)
10
Total Rating
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