When can I buy Apple AirPods?

Apple announced wireless AirPods on September 7th, 2016. What is the release date?

Apple AirPods in charger

The Apple AirPod release date is late October, 2016.

AirPods feature a proprietary W1 chip designed by Apple to optimize battery life, audio quality and connection strength. The headphones offer 5 hours of battery life and include a charging case with a 24 hour battery life capacity.

AirPods are available online and in Apple stores.