Technology giant Apple could reveal the next AirPods on May 18, according to claims made by YouTuber Luke Mani reported by AppleTrack. The allegations say there won’t be an online event for the launch of the new AirPods – allegedly AirPods 3 – but the launch will be announced via a press release. There is a high chance that the start date will be May 18th as that is also the day Google is holding its I / O conference. This would be a smart move by Apple to steal Google’s thunder for the day.
There are rumors that Apple is rolling out the HiFi tier to its music subscription service on the same day, and with that, the launch of the next AirPods makes more sense.
The rumor AirPods 3 They are expected to have shorter stems than their predecessors, which would make them lighter. Also, the charging case of the real wireless earbuds will have a revamped look and there will also be interchangeable earbuds depending on the leaks. It has also been claimed that the next generation AirPods will work Active noise cancellation, something new for the basic variants in the AirPods range. The passive noise cancellation of the AirPods 2019 has proven itself in filtering the ambient noise ANCOne might expect prices to rise too.
Technical analyst Ming-Chi Kuo had previously claimed Apple has no plans to send the next-generation AirPods into production until the third quarter of 2021. Kuo also predicted that Apple could see a drop in headphone shipments this year due to increased competition in this category. He added that the tech giant may also plan not to stop selling the second-generation AirPods when the new AirPods arrive.