Following a previous delay, the release of BeatsX is "imminent"


Few products caused for as much buzz and controversy as Apple's AirPods. The truly wireless earbuds from the Cupertino giant are packing quite a lot of tech inside, and although the appearance of the AirPods created for a lot of talk at first, the delayed release of the earbuds was arguably more controversial than their looks. Originally scheduled to be up for purchase in October, Apple didn't get around to releasing AirPods until December. The end result ended up being quite good, but the time that it took for AirPods to finally hit the scene certainly wasn't all that pleasing.

One of the main reasons as to why AirPods work so well has to do with the W1 chip that's baked inside of them. This chip is what allows AirPods to work so magically with other Apple-branded products, and that same tech is baked inside of both the PowerBeats3 and BeatsX. However, whereas PowerBeats3 have been available for purchase for some time now, BeatsX have yet to be released despite an initial launch date of December. We caught wind of a report that BeatsX would be getting pushed to a February release back on December 13, and according to a new report from iStockNow, the release of BeatsX is now "imminent."

iStockNow has reported that BeatsX were falsely announced as a go in Europe on January 31, Apple Stores are supposedly "all ready" for the product's launch, and there was also some suspected activity for BeatsX over on their product page on Best Buy's website. We still don't have a confirmed date as to when in February BeatsX will finally be launching, but with numerous reports of activity from sites that'll be selling the product taking place, we think it's safe to say that you won't have to wait too much longer before you can grab a pair of BeatsX for yourself.

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6 Comments

1. Valinor

Posts: 182; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

Uhm..... Apple website says februari release so offcourse its 'imminent"

2. DavMor0069

Posts: 266; Member since: Dec 09, 2015

The only earbuds I am interested on. The powerbeats and solo are just redesign with longer battery life, and the airpods have a questionable design and no music control. These are actually a new product,the first new "beats" product that has come out after apple purchase them. Looking forward them.

3. Unordinary unregistered

W1 chip nuff said. Will be picking these up for my dad.

4. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

I have the Solo3, 40hrs of battery life is not something that you can ignore.

5. Foxgabanna unregistered

Beats X are dope. I have an S7 Edge and I'll be buying them.

6. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1849; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Battery life is going to be key in these things.. LG has their style of these lasting 17hrs+.. Noise cancelling while taking a call will also be important...

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