In late March, Apple announced the second generation of AirPods headphones with a wireless charging case. But the sources of persistently said that the company is preparing a completely new AirPods, who will externally, and on the functions different from previous models.
What will it be
Wedbush analysts report that Apple will change the design of the headphones, as a result they will become more “ sporty ” . Most likely, we are talking about a special mount, which will not allow the headphones to fall out while running.
They also promise complete protection against ingress of water and splashes according to the IP67 / IP68 standard.
Earlier there were rumors that AirPods 3 will get the heart rate sensor, but until Wedbush analysts this information is not denied and does not deny.
When and how much?
Third generation AirPods are expected before the end of this year. At the same time, new headphones will not replace the old model, but will be sold in parallel. It is not surprising, because AirPods 2 is not so long ago.
But the price increase is unavoidable: along with the new design and features, it’s worth waiting for a new price tag – higher than the current AirPods.