Everything you need to know about 2 AirPods.
When will the AirPods 2 and what will be new wireless earphone Apple? Over the past few months about the AirPods 2 was really a lot of information, which many Apple fans simply got confused. In this material, told when to wait for 2 AirPods, what really will be the headphones and how much money they will have to give.
Name: AirPods 2 or AirPods S?
Called AirPods new generation, there is no certainty because of the large Apple’s plans for the next two years. According to the authoritative analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is currently working on two models AirPods.
According to the forecast, Apple will name 2 AirPods will get a second model, which will be released in 2020.
However, due to the fact that the name of AirPods sample of 2019 is currently not installed, for simplicity, called AirPods 2. In fact, Apple may give them a different name. The most frequently used options: AirPods’s and just AirPods.
AirPods’s because headphones are an improved version of the original AirPods. Just AirPods — because after the headphone output of the original model disappear from sale.
As the leading insiders, we will for simplicity call the new AirPods headphones 2.
Color AirPods 2: the long-awaited black
AirPods 2 will be released in two colors: white and black. About it over the past few months repeatedly reported sources of various kinds.
Also a direct allusion to Apple’s plans for the production of AirPods 2 white and black made by the company. Back in the fall of 2018, Apple has registered a new model AirPods with model numbers A2031 and A2032 in the database Bluetooth.
Original AirPods, which are released only in white, was registered in the database Bluetooth with one model number. Have AirPods model, which indicates the output of the headphones in two colors.
Design AirPods 2: significant changes
Case headphone 2 AirPods will have a matte finish. First this information revealed to the publication Economic Daily News and after it confirmed leading insiders and analysts, including Ming-Chi Kuo.
Matte finish will provide 2 AirPods “better grip” while using. In addition, the new coating will advantageously single headphones in the background of the previous model.
Feel frosted case headphone 2 AirPods will be similar to the Apple 2 Pencil stylus, which has a matte finish. If you were holding 2 Apple Pencil in his hand, then immediately understand what was going on. Stylus very pleasant to the touch, and users describe it as “less cold”. The same effect of frosted headphone enclosure will AirPods 2.
New charging case: rapid charging
2 AirPods will be supplied along with a new charging case, which will have increased dimensions and weight in comparison with the case from the first model. The case will support wireless charging of all chargers of the Qi standard.
Due to this improvement, the use of AirPods will be even more simplified. Case with the headphones no longer have to connect to the charger. It will be enough to put it on the dock and charging will begin.
Wireless charging 2 AirPods will rapidly fast. For information trusted sources of insider max Weinbach, case and headphones can be recharged wirelessly from 0 to 100% in 15 minutes!
Support “Hey Siri”
New AirPods will support the feature “Hey Siri”. It will allow owners of AirPods 2 to access the voice assistant without any taps. Given that even in the original AirPods has very sensitive microphones, the problems to access the Siri voice will not arise.
That AirPods 2 will receive support for the “Hey Siri” repeatedly stated by various reliable sources. In January 2019 function and not accidentally “leaked” by Apple.
The first beta version of iOS 12.2 , it was discovered the mention of AirPods when configuring the feature “Hey Siri”. In previous versions of iOS in the description of the function indicated that, with the command “Hey Siri” is only available on the iPhone. In iOS 12.2 description has changed — it has a mention of support functions AirPods headphones.
By the way, this discovery has made a direct allusion to Apple’s plans to launch AirPods 2 in March. The final version of iOS 12.2 supports “Hey Siri” for AirPods should leave just at the end of March.
On possible improvements in terms of sound AirPods at least 2 reliable information. About the improved sound was said only one leak from the publication DigiTimes. And that, without specifics
In this regard, it is unknown whether the sound quality of the AirPods 2 at least or improved.
Presentation AirPods 2: date
At information analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who is never wrong in its predictions, 2 AirPods will be presented in the first half of 2019.
For the first half year Apple has to March presentation and the conference of developers WWDC 2019, which is quite rare, but also showcased new devices.
Thus, 2 AirPods will be presented either at the presentation on March 25 or first day of the conference WWDC June 3, 2019.
In early March the same information shared the sources AppleSfera. They said that 2 AirPods will be presented on March 25 and will go on sale March 29. In January 2019 about Apple’s plans to launch 2 AirPods at the March presentation of learned insiders of the Taiwan resource DigiTimes.
Forecast AppleSfera seems quite truthful, if you perform the traditional Apple launch date of their new devices. Normally, Apple begins sales of the new products on Fridays. March 29 — is the Friday following the presentation.
To recap. Date of presentation of the AirPods 2 — March 25. Release date AirPods 2 — March 29.
Price AirPods 2: are headphones more expensive?
How much will cost 2 AirPods? This issue is of concern to many Apple fans, especially after last year’s autumn novelties company, which in Russia have become considerably more expensive.
Price 2 AirPods at the moment is not confirmed by any truly credible source. There is only information from the resource MySmartPrice with a mixed reputation. According to this publication, AirPods 2 will be more expensive than the original model. Price AirPods will be $199 vs $159 from the first wireless headphones from Apple.
Is that in rubles? After Apple raised prices on its vehicles in Russia from-for falling of ruble exchange rate, official price AirPods was to be 13 719 rubles. If AirPods 2 will cost $199, while in Russia the headphones will be sold at a price of about 17 thousand rubles.
But note again that information about the increase AirPods 2 compared to the first model is not yet confirmed. This, of course, will be in the spirit of Apple in recent years, but given the recent negativity towards the company due to price increases, the increase may not take place.