Apple AirPods 3 could enter production as early as next month
According to DigiTimes (via MacRumors), Apple’s suppliers are preparing to manufacture the company’s next-generation AirPods starting next month. If true, it means a release could take place in time for the holiday season and the actual announcement may happen either later today or at the company’s expected event in late October.
This timeline falls in line with previous comments made by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who predicted Apple would kick off mass production for its next set of AirPods during the fourth quarter of 2019 or the first quarter of 2020.
Information about what new features the AirPods 3 will offer unfortunately wasn’t provided today but Mark Gurman previously claimed Apple was working on noise cancelation and water and dust resistance. Additionally, an all-new design has been tipped in the past.