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^ So far, I've ordered all AirPods models as soon as they appear. With the AirPods Max, however, I was a little more reluctant, because buying headphones for 600 euros is something that I somehow cannot bring myself to bear.
I have no problem with putting 1300 euros or more on the table for the iPhone 13 Pro Max because I use it very intensively and from my point of view there is no alternative. When it comes to headphones, however, I am of the opinion that even for 250 euros you can get very good headphones like the Bose QC 700, receives. Even for a little more than 100 euros (refurbished) you can use the Soundcore Life Q35 I got very decent headphones with impressively good noise canceling.
Despite everything, I was always interested in the AirPods Max. The trade press praises the over-ear headphones from Apple in the highest tones and unfortunately only Apple itself can offer the deep integration into the Apple universe - there is no Bose, Sennheiser or Soundcore.
Since I still shied away from the 600 euros, but still wanted to test the AirPods Max, I could only think of two options:
Grover offers all sorts of gadgets and technology items: from game consoles to DJI drones up to M1 iMac you get all sorts of things there. The rental period can be selected according to the following specifications:
The prices are staggered accordingly: those who rent longer get a better price. But even if you have only rented the product for 3 months, you can keep the product longer for the monthly price.
I took the opportunity and that AirPods Max ordered with a 50 euro voucher codethat you will find again and again at Grover. That put me at just under 55 euros for 3 months of AirPods Max - a fair offer, I think.
How good I think the AirPods Max will be revealed in a future blog post.
I have to say: I'm almost annoyed that I didn't get the idea of renting one or the other gadget sooner. If you can't get a camera, headphones, VR glasses or a drone from the manufacturer for a test - which unfortunately is often the case with small technology bloggers like me - then you can simply buy the device for small ones Rent money.
And the rent payments are also commercial expenses, so you can claim them for tax purposes. I think I'll use the Grover offer more often in the future to try out gadgets for a few weeks that I would never buy myself. For me, service is the pick of the week in week 40 - I know it's over, but I have to pick something up!
If I also want to listen to the Apple AirPods Max and don't have 600 euros on the high edge, then you can currently find the cheap option that I also used: There is a discount code and the AirPods Max can still be rented at a reduced rate.
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Jens has been running the blog since 2012. He appears as Sir Apfelot for his readers and helps them with problems of a technical nature. In his free time he drives electric unicycles, takes photos (preferably with his iPhone, of course), climbs around in the Hessian mountains or hikes with the family. His articles deal with Apple products, news from the world of drones or solutions for current bugs.