Apple has reportedly been working on a new version of AirPods' premium wireless headphones, which
China Resource China Economic Daily reportsthat Apple’s third-generation AirPods will be introduced later this month (in October) and then will soon appear on store shelves in time for the Christmas shopping season. The report specifically refers to Europe and North America, but apparently the “next generation of headphones” will be released globally.
Until now, third-generation AirPods are most oftenreferred to as AirPods 3, but today it is claimed that Apple will instead sell them as AirPods Pro. This means that the third version of the headphones will receive even more additional premium features, plus the price will also be increased.
Speaking of the price tag, China Economic Daily believesthat they will cost about $ 260, which means that Apple is likely to price them $ 259, $ 100 more than the current generation AirPods, if we talk about buying them without a case for wireless charging.
What do these extra 100 dollars give? A completely new accessory design, which was recently introduced in some conceptual renderings. In addition, several listening modes are expected. A new noise reduction function will be included, which will be available as standard. By the way, it can be adjusted depending on the settings of each listening mode. It will also include water protection, an improved sound chip and an extended range of Bluetooth.
Apple AirPods Pro may launch onpresentations at the end of this month. According to some rumors, it is believed that this could happen on Wednesday, October 30, but Apple has not yet sent out press invitations to the long-awaited press conference.
What else can Apple announce if it hosts the October event?
In addition to the new wireless headphonesAirPods, Apple, is reportedly preparing an updated lineup of the iPad Pro, which may include a triple rear camera that looks similar to the one on the iPhone 11 Pro. The front end of Apple's next-generation iPad Pro models should remain unchanged from current ones, but some internal updates should be expected. In particular, a more powerful processor based on the A13 Bionic and supposedly called the A13X Bionic. Apple currently ships its branded iPad with a minimum of 4 GB of RAM, but the company can increase the amount of RAM to 6 GB in the next iteration. The storage capacity of the initial version is likely to remain at 64 GB.
Another product that may appear onPresentation, is the Apple Tag - a product tracker that will compete with Tile products. You can attach it to personal items, such as your wallet or keys, and track them using the Find My app on iOS and Mac. To make the item search easier, leaks suggest that Apple Tags will include AR capabilities and the company's new ultra-wideband chip U1, which is also included in the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro and provides extremely accurate location data.
Also at the October Apple event, byrumored to be presented 16-inch MacBook Pro with a thin frame, an updated Apple TV and a pair of in-ear headphones, which will be located above the current Beats lineup.