Apple AirPods to get hands-free 'Hey Siri' feature, water resistance
22 February, 2018, 15:59 | Author: Darnell Taylor
The upgraded AirPods will also pack an upgraded version of its wireless chip, possibly the W2.
Since launch, AirPods have been considered one of the top-performing Apple products and have resonated with both reviewers and consumers. As for the water-resistant version, keep in mind that it's now expected out "as early as next year", so it may end up seeing daylight further down the line.
The idea for the water-resistant model is for the headphones to survive splashes of water and rain, the people said. This version of the AirPods is internally known as B288, and will include the new Apple-designed wireless chip for managing Bluetooth connections as well.
Apple's AirPods are slowly becoming a trend, mostly due to its unique, eye-catching design that was initially criticised by many.
The new AirPods coming this year will include improved Siri integration, reports Bloomberg.
Alongside the ability to take voice commands with no need for physical double-tap activation, second-generation AirPods are rumored to receive a wireless chip promotion of sorts. From Google, Sony to Bose, brands introduced similar products, but could not match the 85 percent money spent on the AirPods in the USA since they debuted.
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Both pairs are going to benefit from improved wireless connectivity thanks to the inclusion of the upgraded W2 chip found in the Apple Watch 3, an improvement on the W1 chip that now powers the AirPod Bluetooth connectivity.
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