Tech giant Apple is reportedly working on ‘Airpods Lite’ version to compete against cheaper wireless earbuds.
Apple currently sells four different models of AirPods, ranging from the second generation AirPods to the advanced AirPods Max. And while AirPods have become quite popular earphones, they’re not exactly cheap. But according to analyst Jeff Pu of Haitong Intl Tech Research, the company is now working on new “AirPods Lite” to compete with cheaper wireless earbuds.
AirPods deliver an unparalleled wireless headphone experience, from magical setup to high-quality sound. Available with free engraving. A perfect balance of exhilarating high-fidelity audio and the effortless magic of AirPods. The ultimate personal listening experience.
The updated model boasts improvements to audio quality while keeping the same design as its predecessor.
With the launch of AirPods 3 in 2021, Apple has kept the previous generation AirPods 2 available in stores with a lower price of $129, while AirPods 3 cost $169. Presumably these “AirPods Lite” will cost less than $129. Another option for Apple would be to simply reduce the price of the second generation AirPods even further, perhaps to $99.
In 2022, Apple introduced the second generation AirPods Pro with significant enhancements, including better noise cancellation and a new charging case with the U1 chip for Precision Finding. And which offered several upgrades, including the next generation H1 processor.
AirPods are easily one of the most popular and notable earbuds on the market, with many brands still copying the design to attract more customers.
If Apple goes forward with the AirPods Lite, the earbuds may resemble the 2nd-Gen AirPods. And the 2nd-Gen AirPods are currently available for Rs 14,900.