In September, Apple plans to launch an updated case for AirPods that supports USB Type-C charging. This innovation could be one of the announcements of the company’s upcoming event dedicated to the presentation of the iPhone 15.
At the Apple event scheduled for September 12, the company will not only surprise us with the new iPhone 15. According to information from Apple product expert at Bloomberg Mark Gurman (Mark Gurman), Apple is preparing to release an updated AirPods headphone case that supports USB-C charging. This information is the most confirmed rumors that have surfaced in the last few months.
In 2022, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted that Apple would introduce AirPods with a USB Type-C charging case in 2023. However, it is not yet clear whether there will be any significant changes to the headphones themselves apart from the new housing. Kuo also claimed that Apple could release its fourth-gen headphones in Q2 2024 or Q1 2025, along with a new $99 AirPods model and a second-gen AirPods Max. This suggests that we may just need to update the case in the near future.
In addition to the USB Type-C enabled body, Apple is expected to include this connector in all iPhone 15 models to comply with a new European Union (EU) law requiring almost all wired-chargeable mobile devices to be USB Type-C C have to change. C ports. There is also the possibility of announcing the Apple Watch Series 9 and the second generation Apple Watch Ultra.
The upcoming Apple event promises to be rich and interesting. The introduction of a USB-C connector in the branded AirPods case and iPhone 15 underscores the company’s commitment to global standards. This could be the beginning of a new era in the development of Apple accessories and devices.