Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo yesterday reported about the future AirPods lineup. Kuo revealed that Apple is currently working on the successor to the AirPods Max and a more affordable AirPods.
- 2nd gen AirPods Max is expected to be released in late 2024 and early 2025.
- $99 AirPods is expected to be released in late 2024 and early 2025.
Right now, the most affordable AirPods cost $129 in the US. For the next gen model, Apple is looking to reduce its price by about 20% to make it more affordable for customers around the world.
Even though Kuo didn’t mention any details about the 2nd AirPods Max, we can expect Apple to deliver improved sound performance, improved noise cancellation, USB-C charging and improved battery life.