Apple’s current wireless headset AirPods 2 was released on March 20, 2019. It has been more than two years since it has not been updated, and the product has exactly the same appearance as the original AirPods launched in 2016. Aesthetic fatigue and lagging behind in function. Some time ago, it was unanimously rumored that Apple will launch a brand-newly designed AirPods 3 generation product this year, which will usher in a major upgrade in function and appearance, which is very anticipated, but it did not appear at the just past WWDC21 conference.
According to the latest news in the supply chain, AirPods 3 has already been supplied to Apple by manufacturers. Not surprisingly, it will be officially released in Q3, which is this summer, and will be at the same time as the new 16-inch and 14-inch MacBook Pro. Debut.
According to the news, AirPods 3 integrates the design language of AirPods Pro as a whole in terms of appearance. It adopts a semi-in-ear solution. The overall shape is more ergonomic and should bring a more comfortable wearing experience.
In addition to the appearance of change outside, AirPods 3 will usher in a major upgrade of functions, sources said it expected to join the ANC active noise reduction function, but does not use closed due to the better ear design, so the effect of phase noise It may be weaker than AirPods Pro.
But this may not be a disadvantage. Thanks to the semi-in-ear design, it has a more comfortable wearing experience than AirPods Pro and is more suitable for long-term use.
In terms of selling price, industry insiders predict that the price of this new AirPods headset maybe around 1,500 yuan, between AirPods 2 and AirPods Pro, and can effectively fill the gap in the market between the two.