AirPods Pro 2 to reportedly sport lossless audio support, sound-emitting charging case

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The next-generation of Apple’s AirPods Pro will characteristic assist for lossless audio and include a charging case that may emit a sound to make finding a misplaced case simpler, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo stated Sunday in a be aware to traders seen by AppleInsider and 9to5Mac.

Apple hasn’t up to date the AirPods Pro since they launched in 2019, however a brand new model of the wi-fi earbuds with a refreshed design and different upgrades may debut later this yr, if reviews end up to be true.

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(*2*) Kuo wrote. “We are optimistic about the demand for AirPods Pro 2 and estimate shipments will reach 18-20mn units in 2022.”

Lossless audio assist will likely be music to the ears of many Apple followers. Lossless audio compression retains each single little bit of element from the unique recording whereas nonetheless lowering file sizes significantly, and Apple’s Lossless (ALAC) format has a loyal following amongst iPod and iPhone customers, though a brand new format could possibly be within the offing as effectively.

Kuo additionally appeared to lend extra credence to reviews that Apple is wanting to deliver well being options to its AirPods, together with enhanced listening to, physique temperature readings and monitor posture. “AirPods may support health management functions in the future,” Kuo stated.

The Wall Street Journal reported in September that Apple may deliver a thermometer and blood strain device to a future Apple Watch and can also be taking a look at how to use the iPhone to detect melancholy and cognitive decline.

Apple didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.

Source: CNET


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