Rumor: AirPods 2 with specialized grip coating and AirPower launching this Spring
A brand new report this morning — should be taken with utmost warning — from MySmartPrice corroborates rumors of a Spring launch for AirPower, alongside up to date AirPods that includes a “new design” and a grip-inclined coating. The supply additionally requires improved audio high quality from the buds, with an improved design permitting for better bass response.

According to the supply, the brand new coating which may make its option to AirPods 2 is analogous in fashion to the glass discovered on the rear of the Google Pixel 3. For these unfamiliar, the rear of the Pixel Three encompasses a frosted, tender contact really feel glass which offers an ever-so-subtle grip — significantly accentuated when positioned in your ears, apparently.

The rumor means that not solely will the highest portion of the AirPod 2 buds characteristic this coating, however whole case as nicely. As for worth, $199 is the determine talked about, although it appears extra speculative than something.

The supply additionally speaks on AirPower, saying that the mat shall be thicker than initially supposed due to its 8-7-7 coil configuration, nonetheless, Apple will entice customers with “exclusive” options associated the mat not anticipated till iOS 13. It’s unclear precisely what “features” Apple would and even may maintain again from a charging mat through software program, nonetheless. The report requires a $149 price ticket, nonetheless, that once more feels extra like a guess reasonably than confirmed phrase.

Interestingly, a separate sketchy report from DroidShout earlier this week additionally referred to as for a brand new grip coating to debut on the rear glass of iPhone 11, nonetheless, extra concrete proof corroborating that declare has but to be found.

The final time MySmartPrice and AirPods 2 made headlines was back in November, when the location initially reported on the Bluetooth headphones receiving SIG certification.

The most stable data we’ve got concerning AirPods 2 comes from Digitimes, who reported final month the headphones would launch within the first half of this yr with improved health-tracking options.

This is the primary actual discuss we’ve heard of a brand new coating which may present higher grip on future Apple merchandise. Are you excited? Let us know what you assume within the feedback part down under!

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