New AirPods Model Numbers Show Up in Bluetooth Database, Hinting at Upcoming Release

New AirPods listings had been added to the Bluetooth Special Interest Group’s regulatory database on November 1, 2018, suggesting a refreshed model of the accent may well be coming in the close to long run.

The AirPods list, spotted first by means of MySmartPrice, options type numbers A2031 and A2032, which turns out to correspond to a left AirPod and a proper AirPod, either one of that have finished the Bluetooth Qualification Process.

Apple’s model quantity is indexed as REV1.1, in comparison to the REV1.0 list of the authentic AirPods. The new AirPods connect with an iPhone, iPad, or Mac the usage of Bluetooth 5.0, in step with the main points equipped, however little else about them may also be gleaned from the list.

Rumors have steered that Apple is operating on second-generation AirPods with an advanced wi-fi chip that helps hands-free “Hey Siri” capability. AirPods with “Hey Siri” fortify had been proven off in a September Apple video when the iPhone introduced, however upgraded AirPods didn’t make an look at Apple’s September or October occasions.

We’ve additionally been anticipating a brand new AirPods wi-fi charging case to be used with the AirPower, however Apple’s Charging Case for the AirPods isn’t indexed in the Bluetooth database, so it’s not identified if an up to date model accompanies the revised model of the AirPods.

A brand new AirPods Wireless Charging Case was once proven off when AirPower was once first introduced

If those new AirPods are certainly going to release with a Charging Case that helps wi-fi charging, it will additionally imply that Apple is making plans to release its AirPower charging mat in the close to long run. The AirPower was once first offered in September 2017 and is supposed to price the iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods all at as soon as.

Difficulties with warmth control, interference, and inter-device verbal exchange are stated to have behind schedule the AirPower. Apple has got rid of maximum AirPower mentions from its web site, however packaging fabrics for the hot iPhone XS and XS Max proceed to say AirPower, leaving hope that it is nonetheless coming at some level.

We do not know when to be expecting upgraded AirPods to release, however the first AirPods had been added to the database on November 20, 2016 forward of a December 13, 2016 release date. If Apple follows the similar timeline, lets see new AirPods in overdue November or early December.

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