The US media MacRumors has compiled five new features that will be newly installed in the AirPods Pro (2nd generation), which will be announced soon and expected to be released within the year.
5 new features of AirPods Pro (2nd generation)
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects that AirPods Pro (2nd generation) will be equipped with the “H2” chip, which has significantly improved functionality from the H1 chip installed in earphones/headphones after AirPods (2nd generation). increase.
Kuo didn’t elaborate on the features of the H2 chip, but given that the H1 chip contributes to improved acoustics, the AirPods Pro (2nd generation) with the H2 chip has better sound quality and latency. , Active noise canceling, external sound capture mode, and functions using Siri can be expected to improve.
MacRumors predicts that it may also support lossless audio.
Extended battery life
Although there are few rumors about the battery, there is a good chance that the battery will last longer than the AirPods Pro released in October 2019.
The current AirPods Pro has a maximum continuous playback time of 4.5 hours on a single charge, while the AirPods (3rd generation) released last year can play continuously for up to 6 hours on a single charge. .
Even with active noise canceling and external sound capture mode turned off, the current AirPods Pro have up to 5 hours of continuous playback time.
Improved charging case
Kuo expects that the charging case for AirPods Pro (2nd generation) will be compatible with the “Find” app and emit a sound, making it easier to find when it is lost.
There are also rumors that the charging case will comply with the IPX4 standard. At the moment, AirPods Pro are sweat and water resistant, but the case is not waterproof.
Regarding the USB-C terminal of the charging case, there are both theories that it will be installed and the theory that it will not be installed until 2023.
Improved automatic ear detection
AirPods Pro (2nd generation) is expected to have the automatic ear detection function with the skin detection sensor that AirPods (2nd generation) has.
AirPods Pro (2nd generation) is said to have a new built-in sensor that will improve fitness tracking.
MacRumors speculates that the AirPods Pro already have an accelerometer sensor that detects movement, and that sensor could be updated to include fitness tracking.
design and release date
There used to be rumors that the design would change, but recently the mainstream theory is that there are no major changes from the current AirPods Pro.
The current AirPods Pro was announced in a press release on October 28, 2019 local time, and was released two days later.
AirPods Pro (2nd generation) was announced in September or October and is expected to be released later this year.
Source: iPhone Mania