Just like the iPhone 12, Apple’s much-rumoured over-ear headphones had been an unlucky no-show on the firm’s digital ‘Time Flies’ occasion final week. However just some days later, it appears we have been given our first (albeit barely much less official) glimpse on the design of Apple’s so-called AirPods studio because of an Apple leaker.
The leaked picture reveals a really completely different product to the present AirPods vary. Certainly, not solely do the ‘Studio’ cans characteristic giant, oval ear cups, however in addition they seem to return in a black end – a departure from the ever present tiny, white design of the in-ear fashions. Should you’re seeking to deck out your present AirPods, try our greatest fun AirPods cases.
Most likely Sport variant of Apples headphonesPersonally not impressed, seems an excessive amount of like 2 Palm Pre’s connected to 2 tuning forks :/ onerous to unseeLooks quite a bit like what @markgurman described in April, however with homepod mesh pic.twitter.com/dzAufRRl7mSeptember 16, 2020
The picture seems to substantiate recent rumours that the headphones will characteristic a considerably retro aesthetic, with the big swivelling ear cups linked by skinny steel arms. The headphones are stated to be extremely customisable, permitting customers to change ear pads after they wish to. Apple leaker Fudge claims that the picture depicts a ‘Sport’ variant, comprised of extra breathable materials than a supposed leather-based model.
Alongside the leaked picture, 3D renders of the AirPods Studio had been shared (beneath) by one other Apple leaker, Jon Prosser. These provide a extra complete have a look at the design, which seems a little bit extra luxurious right here than within the grainy picture. Whereas we’re followers of the retro look – particularly that premium-looking steel – there is not any denying that these are a lot, a lot heftier than any of Apple’s present AirPods. Whether or not the design will find yourself as fashionable on the streets stays to be seen. However then once more, that in all probability is not the thought – the clue being within the ‘Studio’ title.
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When it comes to tech, the headphones are anticipated to hold a super-fast H1 chip, in addition to the identical Lively Noise Cancellation and auto-pause/resume because the AirPods Professional. As for crucial facet, properly, even probably the most correct render cannot inform us what the issues will really sound like. We’ll simply have to attend and see (sorry, hear), however judging by the dimensions, we might anticipate them to sound far more immersive than the already good AirPods Professional.
It is nonetheless unclear when Apple plans to formally announce the AirPods Studio, however our fingers are tightly crossed that they’re going to make an look alongside the iPhone 12 quickly. Apple has already admitted that stated smartphone will arrive just a few weeks later than the traditional September date – which implies we may see it, and the AirPods Studio, as quickly as subsequent month.
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