Apple’s 2nd generation AirPods will soon be obsolete. If you believe the rumor mill, the release of the successor headphones is imminent. The reports are now underpinned for the first time with a supposed picture of the AirPods 3. What can we expect there?
The now emerged picture of the AirPods 3 as authentic, then previously made speculations about Apple’s new wireless headphones are confirmed. The Chinese side presented earlier “52audio” 3D illustrations of the upcoming AirPods, well for the first time a “real” picture is shown.
AirPods 3: First picture of the Apple headphones confirms speculation
The headphones and the associated charging case can be seen on it. The latter doesn’t offer any major surprises, but the 3rd generation AirPods do distinguish then after all clear from their current predecessors. This confirms the messages regarding a Designs, which is modeled on the AirPods Pro. Ergo: Short stub and “fat” tummy. At the same time, the headphones also have an in-ear design with exchangeable silicone attachments. But it shouldn’t stop at the visual similarities.
Accordingly, the AirPods 3 take over the extended touch operation the AirPods Pro. According to 52audio, the similarities still do not end, because that should also be used “Pressure relief system” the AirPods Pro are coming. This balances out the pressure in the ear so that the headphones can be worn over a longer period of time without symptoms. The 3rd generation AirPods are also said to be “Spatial Audio” (3D audio) support.
The AirPods 3 have a lot in common with the AirPods Pro:
What’s missing from the AirPods 3?
Sounds promising, but why should you still use the AirPods Pro in view of these new and great features? Very easily: ANC (Active Noise Cancellation), the active noise cancellation, is reserved for the more expensive Apple headphones. Of course, this also applies to the associated transparency mode. The new AirPods 3 should already cost from $ 150which would be a little less than the currently cheapest model ($ 159). Nice, but a bit of skepticism is still appropriate in this regard.
With a Release the Airpods 3 calculates 52audio traveled in March 2021So the release is imminent. Apple could either launch it at an Apple event next month or quietly via a press release. Again, this would not be an unusual step. The AirPods Max were announced in this way last year.