I recently received a new pair of AirPods Pro. I’ve notice that when I listen to a podcast, within an hour my iPhone battery is down to around 35% (having started at 100%). Is this normal? My 2nd gen AirPods didn’t do that. Thanks.
Thanks for participating in the Apple Support Communities. We understand that your iPhone's battery is draining faster than expected when using your AirPods Pro. Let's see how we can help. If you haven't done so already, make sure you're running the latest compatible iOS version for your device: Get the latest software updates from Apple. It's also a good idea to check the health of your battery in Settings > Battery > Battery Health. Learn more here: iPhone Battery and Performance. If all is well, this article has some tips for maximizing battery life: Maximizing Battery Life and Lifespan.
If you need more help, test your iPhone while listening to podcasts without the AirPods Pro, and reply with the results.