Bloomberg columnist Mark Gurman already pointed out last week that Apple will be updating the families of headphones it makes over the next few years, but was very sparing in reporting changes in the features of its largest headphone, the AirPods Max. Aside from the addition of a USB -C connector, there are no new features for these headphones. not fixedwhich means, following the example of the AirPods Pro 2, they don’t get the more modern H2 chip.
We would like to remind you that the introduction of the USB-C port focuses on the compliance of the current Apple product line with the requirements of the European Union for the unification of chargers. Additionally, new case colors have been announced for the Apple AirPods Max, but for a product launching late next year, the list of changes is quite sparse. The compact second-generation Apple AirPods Pro received a new H2 chip this fall, and next year the company could well add it to the AirPods Max, but if that doesn’t happen, we can only assume over-the-ear -Headphones will simply be one of the priority product lines that do not apply.
It is generally accepted that it is the presence of the H2 chip in combination with the update to the iOS 17 operating system that gives the second generation AirPods Pro wireless headphones support for new functions in the field of active noise cancellation the ability to request Activate the voice assistant Siri using the code word of the same name. However, Gurman reserves the right for Apple to change its plans for updating the AirPods Max, so there may be a lot of revision in the next twelve months.