Apple Inc. is reportedly working on a new device that would intensify company’s Audio-device strategy, a set of airpods which is expensive comes with High-end noise cancellation tech and studio quality over-ear headphones. Apple plans to unveil it by the start of the next year 2019, According to the Bloomberg. Reports also suggest that the next generation pods are likely to be water resistant and can withstand conditions like perspiration and rain, you can’t swim in them though.
The Cupertino, California-based company is working to increase the range of pods so it can work away from an iPhone or an iPad. Sources have also said that Apple is adding Biometric sensors to new Airpods like a heart rate monitor for tracking human fitness. While working on new pods Apple considered to refresh current pods by inserting new chips and support for hands-free Siri activation.
As for now, the existing pods cost $159 in the U.S, while the wireless headphones likely to be more expensive just as the same way Apple priced its iPhone which offers a high-end model and a low-end model. In addition to, Apple airpods come with a new charging case that will compatible with the upcoming AirPower charger.
On the other hand, the company is also working on over-ear headphones, it would be of Apple branding and compete with high-end models of Bose Corp and Sennheiser. Apple intended to introduce it by the end of the year but faced some issue in manufacturing, Therefore, the company has now scheduled to launch by the start of 2019.
Apple’s other few products have also been delayed due to some development challenges, the products include Amazon Echo competitor and the HomePod. While the reports said the cause of the delay is Curpetino currently working on Apple’s new Airpods which is in developing stages.