The Apple AirPods Studio – the first-ever over-ear headphones from Apple – are apparently launching ‘very quickly’, based on an iPhone 12 leaks video from EverythingApplePro.
The video shares an “unique” replace from XDA Developer‘s Max Weinbach concerning the AirPods Studio, who says that claims the firmware for the over-ear headphones has been “finalized” and is able to go onto the manufacturing items.
Weinbach additionally claims that the launch is going on “imminently”, and “possible” at WWDC 2020 alongside the iPhone 12, which is set to take place on June 22.
This new intel backs up a May report by The Information, which says that Apple suppliers Goertek and Luxshare will assemble “a minimum of a portion of the headphones in Vietnam and start shipments to Apple in June or July”.
We have been listening to concerning the over-ear AirPods for for much longer than that, although. Again in 2018, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, claimed that Apple was engaged on up to date AirPods in addition to “own-brand, high-end over-ear headphones with an all-new design”.
The headphones, that are tentatively often known as the AirPods Studio, may effectively be the neatest headphones we have ever seen if rumors of intelligent ear-detecting sensors are to be believed.
As such, we’re not anticipating the brand new AirPods Studio to return with a budget-friendly value. In reality, revered Apple leaker Jon Prosser has claimed that the brand new cans will price $349 (about £280 / AU$530) – the identical value as the most effective headphones of 2020, the Sony WH-1000XM3.
We’re additionally anticipating to see energetic noise cancellation, wi-fi connectivity, and Apple’s well-established slick design when the AirPods Studio are lastly revealed – and with every thing pointing to a June 22 launch date, we could not have to attend lengthy.