According to Bloomberg editor and Apple insider Mark Gurman, Apple will launch new AirPods next year. The new models should come with a revised design and finally put the old Lightning port to rest. Instead, both in-ear and over-ear models will come with USB-C.
Apple is expected to launch the fourth-generation AirPods in the first quarter of next year. The new models will likely have a new design, characterized primarily by a shorter and rounder handle. However, larger batteries require increased case volume. So we can probably expect a longer battery life.
AirPods: Goodbye Lightning, Hello USB-C
Apart from the design upgrade, the fourth generation is expected to come with one New chip will be furnished. This could be one for one Improved audio quality, optimized voice recognition and better connectivity. According to Gurman, the manufacturer is planning two variants that differ in one point. Apart from the entry-level model, there will be more expensive versions that come with active noise cancellation.
Also exciting is the new charging case with integrated speakers, which should be reserved for more expensive devices as well. This will likely make it easier to track down the earphones using Apple’s Find My app. Of course, the new charging case is charged via a USB-C port – so next year it will finally be “goodbye Lightning”. Apple is forced to equip new devices with such connections anyway. Otherwise, the products cannot be sold in the European Union.
AirPods Max Without any major innovation
Finally, by the end of 2024 The successor to AirPods Max come to market The main features of the new version will be a USB-C port, which enables easy connection to newer Mac models and other devices Other than that, no major updates are expected. AirPods Max will be his previous design Retained, though may at least be new colors.
AirPods Pro has been a long time coming
Anyone still waiting for the new AirPods Pro will now be disappointed. The third generation will take until 2025 to hit the market. However, the in-ears should come with some major upgrades. There will likely be an integrated temperature sensor to optimize cycle and sleep tracking as well as fever detection. Compared to the Apple Watch measurement method, measuring body temperature on the ear is said to be more accurate. There will likely be a new design, a new Bluetooth SoC and improved sound.
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