Apple’s second-generation AirPods Professional will launch subsequent 12 months, following the discharge of an up to date pair of ordinary AirPods this 12 months, in keeping with a brand new report from Bloomberg. The brand new AirPods Professional will reportedly characteristic upgraded movement sensors to permit for health monitoring, whereas the entry-level AirPods could have an up to date design much like the Professional fashions together with a shorter stem.
In a previous report from last year Bloomberg mentioned that the upcoming AirPods Professional may ditch the stem solely in favor of a extra compact design much like Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Plus or Google’s Pixel Buds. Nonetheless, on the time Bloomberg famous that design challenges meant these plans may change. Its newest report says Apple has “examined” this design, which sounds prefer it’s not assured to seem within the closing mannequin.
Alongside the 2 new AirPods fashions, Apple is reported to be developing a HomePod outfitted with a display screen, in addition to a separate Apple TV-like machine that might embody a speaker and digital camera for video calls.
The brand new AirPods can be the primary updates to Apple’s true wi-fi lineup in over a 12 months. Apple first launch its AirPods Pro in late 2019, whereas its entry-level AirPods haven’t been up to date since March 2019. It launched its first AirPods-branded over-ear headphones, the AirPods Max, in December.