After their lack of look at Apple’s September occasion, up to date third-generation AirPods will be anticipated to be unveiled throughout subsequent week’s “Unleashed” Mac-focused occasion, based on a leaker.
Rumors had initially indicated that the brand new AirPods would ship alongside the iPhone 13 and Apple Watch Collection 7 announcement final month, however the brand new earphones did not materialize. AirPods are greatest geared up with the iPhone and Apple Watch, including gas to hypothesis their launch was considerably imminent.
Now, as Apple has confirmed its probably final occasion of the yr for this coming Monday, October 18, all of the indications recommend that new AirPods will even be introduced alongside redesigned MacBook Execs. Weibo leaker @PandaIsBald, which precisely reported the launch of the baseline ninth-generation iPad for Apple’s final occasion, has claimed that alongside “M1X” Macs, the third-generation AirPods with an up to date design will even be introduced.
The third-generation AirPods would be the first vital design change to the AirPods line because the AirPods Professional in 2019. The brand new AirPods will change the prevailing second-generation AirPods within the line and have an up to date redesign that takes inspiration from the higher-end AirPods Professional, however with out “Professional” options like Energetic Noise Cancelation.
The refreshed AirPods are anticipated to take design cues from the AirPods Professional and leaked schematics and pictures however seem to substantiate these design modifications. Nevertheless, what stays unclear is whether or not the brand new AirPods will characteristic silicone ear-tips, just like the AirPods Professional, or characteristic the identical in-ear design as the primary and second-generation AirPods.
Earlier reviews steered that Apple’s second deliberate occasion for the autumn would deal with new Macs and iPads. Surprisingly, Apple introduced an up to date iPad mini and baseline iPad throughout its September occasion, leaving the upcoming “Unleashed” occasion to be wholly centered on the Mac.
The brand new extremely anticipated 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Execs will characteristic higher efficiency, a brand new design, and a mini-LED show that might characteristic ProMotion, permitting for a 120Hz variable refresh charge. Apple can also be more likely to announce a date for when macOS Monterey will launch to the general public.