Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has launched his newest analysis notice, predicting what’s subsequent for Apple’s AirPods. Kuo says the long-awaited wi-fi charging case for AirPods is now anticipated in early 2019, whilst an all-new design is pegged for 2020 (by the use of appmarsh):
We characteristic AirPods’ dramatic enlargement (14–16mn, 26–28mn, 50–55mn, 70–80mn and 100–110mn gadgets in 2018, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021, respectively) to 1) the upgraded type with wi-fi charging make stronger to learn shipments to release in 1Q19, 2) the all-new design type to spice up alternative call for to release in 1Q20, 3) an cutting edge person revel in, and 4) prime integration with iOS and Mac merchandise. In abstract, AirPods is Apple’s most well liked accent ever, and it recently has the most productive enlargement momentum amongst Apple merchandise.
Earlier this 12 months, Bloomberg reported Apple used to be running on two new fashions of AirPods, one which used to be stated to have wi-fi charging to perhaps debut this 12 months (that hasn’t took place but), whilst some other design with a water resistant design, pegged for 2019. Other long run options may just come with “always-on” Siri (now not positive how helpful that will be since Siri is…Siri).
It’s almost certainly protected to think new variations of AirPods are in the pipeline, however as to when they’re going to debut, that’s the million buck query. AirPods with a wi-fi charging case are almost certainly set to debut concurrently Apple’s not on time AirPower wi-fi charging mat (which is at the verge of being vapourware).