Again in October experiences indicated that the successor to Apple’s common second-gen AirPods will characteristic an in-ear design just like the extra premium AirPods Professional albeit with out their signature energetic noise cancelation. Now, South Korean tech information media The Elec is backing up these claims and suggests the subsequent AirPods will launch within the first half of 2021.
Based mostly on information from trade insiders, the third gen AirPods will characteristic the identical design as the present AirPods Professional with Apple’s H1 chip on the core housed in a brand new system in a bundle (SiP) enclosure. The brand new rumor suggests the brand new AirPods might be 20% cheaper at launch than the present AirPods Professional’s $249 asking worth which rounds out to round $200.
High quality checks for the brand new AirPods’ SiP space reportedly beginning earlier than the top of this 12 months whereas their manufacturing is anticipated to start out in early 2021. Previous rumors additionally recommend the subsequent iteration of the AirPods Professional will characteristic a rounder, stem-less makeover and extra compact type issue.