Apple’s AirPods 3, the third iteration of its customary problem wi-fi earbuds, might make their debut in September alongside the iPhone, Digitimes reported Friday.
In response to the report, the brand new AirPods — that are rumored to obtain a redesign consistent with the AirPods Professional, minus the lively noise cancelling characteristic — will “stay price-friendly.” The present AirPods launched in March 2019 at $159 with customary charging case or $199 with wi-fi charging case.
Digitimes writes that:
“Shipments of versatile PCBs (FPCB) and SiP modules to be used within the next-generation AirPods have kicked off in small volumes, and shall be scaled up between late third-quarter and fourth-quarter 2021, in keeping with trade sources on the upstream provide chain of the AirPods.
The sources imagine the brand new AirPods may have a superb likelihood to be debuted at Apple’s product launch within the second half of the yr.”
Earlier this week it was reported that the AirPods 3 would go into manufacturing subsequent month. This was in step with an earlier report from Ming-Chi Kuo of TF Worldwide Securities who stated that the brand new AirPods 3 would go into manufacturing in Q3 2021. Nonetheless, no definitive launch date was introduced (or, on this case, rumored.)
Coming September 14?
We nonetheless don’t have an actual launch date for the iPhone 13 occasion, after all. However Wedbush analyst Dan Ives has advised will probably be the third week of September. Since Apple keynotes usually happen on Tuesdays, that may peg the date as September 14.
Apple first debuted its extremely standard wi-fi AirPods in late 2016. Since then, they’ve turn into considered one of Apple’s hottest merchandise. The corporate has additionally expanded the road to incorporate three fashions. These, the common AirPods, are the most cost effective of the three. Then there may be the high-end AirPods, and the exceptionally high-end, over-the-ear AirPods Max.
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