Three days, three news. Today's was long awaited: Apple has just announced the second generation of Airpods!
Wireless headsets are now equipped with a new chip H1, providing 50% more talk time, support the command ?And the Siri? is wireless recharge case which also be sold separately. In it, the recharge indicator LED is now on the front of the case.
Apple also promises, for the new AirPods, faster connection times (up to 2x better, according to the company mainly when switching from an iPhone to an Apple Watch or an iPad, for example) and overall product performance improvements.
?AirPods provided a magical wireless experience and became one of the most beloved products we have ever created. They easily connect to all your devices, and deliver clear, clear sound as well as innovative, intuitive control of your music and audio, ?said Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing.
?The best wireless headsets in the world just got better with the new AirPods. They are equipped with the new Apple-designed H1 chip, which brings an extra hour of talk, faster connections, 'And Siri' hands free and the convenience of a new wireless battery case, ?concluded Schiller.
The new AirPods and the new model with the wireless charging case are available for purchase today in the United States, coming to Apple Stores next week. The normal model continues for the same $ 160 as before, while the wireless recharge version costs $ 200. Apple also sells the Wireless Charging Case (which even works with first-generation AirPods) separately to anyone for $ 80.
The new products will obviously still need to be approved by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), but already have their prices published on Apple Brazil website also: $ 1,349 by the new AirPods ($ 150 less than before!), $ 1,679 by version with the wireless recharge case and R $ 679 for the independent wireless recharge case all parcelable up to 12x.
Update 03/20/2019 10:40 AM
After the release, the boy Mark gurman gives Bloomberg brought information about the future of AirPods:
These AirPods were initially planned to go on sale last year. They are also working on a future version with noise-cancellation and water resistance. Those were planned for later this year, but would now imagine thats for 2020.
– Mark Gurman (@markgurman) March 20, 2019
These AirPods were initially planned for last year. They (Apple) are also working on a future version with noise cancellation and water resistance. These were planned for this year, but now I imagine it will be 2020.
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