It is also said to be redesigning the standard AirPods model to look more like the current AirPods Pro, with shorter legs and replaceable ear tips.
The white-torso AirPods Pro design is instantly recognizable and has been copied by other brands including
That’s OnePlus and Huawei.
However, Apple is said to be testing a redesign with a more rounded, in-ear fit, and it’s totally ditches – which means they can look like wireless earphones from Samsung or Google.
The company found it difficult to fit the electronics into the body of the smaller AirPods Pro, according to Gurman, so the model could be
The final is less ambitious than originally planned.
Apple is also working to make the updated entry-level AirPods look more like the current AirPods Pro, which means they will have replaceable ear tips and a shorter stem.
It will also get battery life, but it will not come with AirPods Pro features such as active noise cancellation, this model could be launched in the first half of 2021.
Apple is also supposed to be working on new wireless chips for both models, and it still plans to announce high-quality over-ear noise-canceling headphones next year.