Second-Gen AirPods Pro Could Launch In First Half Of 2021
Apple’s first-gen AirPods Pro has been around for a couple of years now, which means that it seems like it might be time for a refresh. According to a report from DigiTimes (paywall), it appears that the second-gen AirPods Pro could arrive in the first half of 2021.
Netflix Testing Spatial Audio Support For AirPods Pro, AirPods Max
One of the problems with using headphones is that sometimes the sound can come across as being a bit one-dimensional. This is usually because of the size of headphones, where only so many drivers can be squeezed into such a small space, thus reducing its ability to create a soundstage that one might expect from a more traditional pair of speakers.
AirPods Pro 2 Expected To Launch In April 2021
The AirPods Pro earbuds were originally released back in 2019. Apple did not make any refreshes in 2020, which means that a successor is probably due this year. In fact, a report from Macotakara claims that the AirPods Pro 2 will be launching soon and that it could actually take place in April 2021.
Apple Announces Replacement Program For Some AirPods Pro Owners
If you have recently bought a pair of AirPods Pro from Apple, it seems that you could be eligible for a free replacement unit. This is according to a support document on Apple’s website in which they state that AirPods manufactured before October 2020 could fall victim to some sound-related issues.
Revamped AirPods, AirPods Pro Coming In 2021
Both Apple’s AirPods and AirPods Pro have not been refreshed for more than a year, but then again these are earphones and might not necessarily need to be refreshed on an annual basis. However, if you feel that both the AirPods and AirPods Pro could stand to be improved upon, 2021 could be the year to keep an eye out for the update.
New AirPods Pro Could Be Delayed To 2021
We have been hearing rumors that Apple could be planning a new pair of AirPods Pro called the AirPods X. This is supposed to be a “Lite” version of the AirPods Pro. The earphones were originally rumored to be announced at WWDC 2020, which will be taking place mid-year in a new online-only format, but that may no longer be the case.
AirPods Pro Lite Might Only Be Launched In The Summer
There have been rumors that Apple could have a cheaper version of the AirPods Pro in the works dubbed the AirPods Pro Lite. While Apple has never officially confirmed it, it was speculated that the company would probably announce it at an event held towards the end of March where they will also announce new iPhones, iPads, and maybe new MacBooks.
Apple’s Rumored AirPods Pro Lite Have Been ‘Delayed'
If you recall, last week there was a rumor that Apple could be working on a new pair of AirPods in the form of the AirPods Pro Lite. The original report claimed that the earbuds were on track for a launch in Q2 2020, but now according to a new report from DigiTimes, they are claiming that the earbuds have since been “delayed”.
AirPods Pro Lite Earbuds Could Be In The Works
Last year Apple launched the AirPods Pro. These are a pair of upgraded AirPods where it features active noise cancellation and also better sound quality. Now according to a new report from DigiTimes, it seems that Apple could be working on a new pair of earbuds in the form of the AirPods Pro Lite.
AirPods Pro Back-Ordered Until March
Make fun of Apple’s AirPods all you want in terms of its design and price, but if there’s one thing that’s hard to deny, it would be its popularity. According to reports and also Apple’s online store, it seems that if you wanted to get your hands on the AirPods Pro, you might have to wait until March.
Users Complaining AirPods Pro Noise Cancellation Is Worse After Firmware Update
One of the unique selling points of the AirPods Pro compared to the regular AirPods is that they come with active noise cancelling. However, it seems that this defining trait of the AirPods Pro has been sort of nullified in the latest firmware update Apple issued to the earphones, where users are complaining that noise cancellation on the AirPods Pro is actually now worse.
AirPods Pro Offers Improvement In Bluetooth Latency
It wasn’t too long ago that Apple released the AirPods Pro. The earbuds introduced improved audio quality over the regular AirPods and also offers active noise-cancelling features. However, it seems that under the hood, Apple might have actually done more than what was advertised, one of which includes improvements in Bluetooth latency.
AirPods Pro Units Are Being Marked Up Like Crazy By Resellers
While Apple’s iPhones are probably the company’s biggest money-maker at the moment, the company could have another hit on their hands in the form of the AirPods, where some analysts have predicted that it could bring in as much as $4 billion every quarter and could surpass the peak iPod sales.
Apple Reportedly Doubling AirPods Pro Production Due To Strong Demand
When the AirPods were first launched, many mocked the design of the earbuds, but the naysayers were quickly proven wrong as it was later revealed to be one of Apple’s best-selling products in recent years and was a hit amongst customers. It turns out that Apple might have struck gold twice.
The AirPods Pro’s Silicone Ear Tips Are Custom Made And Won’t Be Easy To Replace
The thing with Apple products is that they tend to come with parts that are custom made. For example, for years, Apple’s iPhones used custom pentalobe screws that made it difficult for people to repair the phone. Now it looks like if you want to fix your AirPods Pro earbuds, you might find it pretty difficult as well.
AirPods Pro Replacements Will Not Come Cheap
So yesterday Apple officially took the wraps off their new AirPods Pro earbuds. These are a higher-end version of the AirPods that featured improved audio quality and also features like active noise cancellation. It is also more expensive than the regular AirPods where it is priced at $250.
Apple Quietly Launches Its New AirPods Pro With Noise Cancellation
Apple’s AirPods have been selling like hotcakes, despite many making fun of its design. This is largely due to the ease of use of the headphones and the reliability of the connection. However, it was to deny that it wasn’t exactly the best-sounding pair of earphones, and how the competition seemed to be gaining an edge with additional features.