Earlier this 12 months, Apple launched their second-gen AirPods. It supplied up some enhancements over its predecessor, though there have been rumors that there is also a water resistant mannequin within the works, which in response to Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives is outwardly nonetheless on monitor for 2019.

In response to the analysis observe, Ives claims that Apple’s new AirPods might be launched in time for the vacation purchasing season later this 12 months and will apparently sport some design enhancements. It’s unclear as to what sort of design modifications we may very well be , however for essentially the most half, the first-gen and second-gen AirPods are related in design, though admittedly they do seem like Apple’s common earbuds minus the cables.

It does appear odd that Apple would launch two AirPods in a single 12 months, and we think about that there is perhaps some who is perhaps miffed that Apple has a brand new set of AirPods not too lengthy after the second-gen’s launch. That being mentioned, this may not be Apple’s solely makes an attempt at creating a brand new set of headphones.

There have additionally been rumors that Apple may very well be engaged on a pair of over-ear headphones that is also deliberate for a late 2019 launch. Take it with a grain of salt for now, however hopefully we’ll have extra particulars within the coming months.

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