Apple announces a new version of AirPods together with other products at the September event.
“We are very pleased that many customers enjoy AirPods headphones. It reminds me of the early days of the iPod when I noticed the white headphones everywhere, wherever you go,” he said in July, Apple CEO Tim cook.
Last year Apple presented a charging station for multiple devices – AirPower. At all promo video was demonstrated wireless charging of your iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods. On this basis, it is already known that the new generation of headphones will receive a case with Qi technology.
The owners of the current version of the AirPods will be able to purchase a case to charge separately. The only external difference is the indicator light on the front of the case.
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggested that the new AirPods will be a function call Siri voice.
Also, the network was a rumor that the new iPad can be charged from a case AirPods, and the current chip W1 will be replaced by more advanced and energy-efficient W2.
The editors of Bloomberg said that Apple is already working on 3rd generation of wireless headphones that will be waterproof and will be released in 2019.
“Apple has made the Apple Watch and iPhone waterproof. But on a small device such as AirPods, it may be more difficult engineering problem,” reports Bloomberg.
According to another Bloomberg report, Apple is also exploring the possibility of adding a heart rate monitor in future models AirPods.
If these rumors are true, we will see at the presentation of Apple in September.