Apple is ramping up its audio accessory products for 2019, planning higher-end AirPods, a new HomePod, and studio-quality over-ear headphones, according to a report from Bloomberg. The article says:
- 2019 AirPods, which will cost more than $159 (as the current model does), will sport noise-cancellation and water resistance features;
- A 2018 update to the AirPods will have a new chip and hands-free Siri activation;
- New over-the-ear headphones from Apple will compete with pricey models from Bose and Sennheiner, use Apple branding and be a higher-end alternative to the company’s Beats line.
- A New HomePod will be introduced, but no details were given.