KGI Security’s Ming-Chi Kuo, one of the most popular analysts of todays time, has suggested that Apple is working on an upgraded version of AirPods and the company plans to launch them by the second half of 2018. The report did not have too many details about what might change in the AirPods, however, he suggested that Apple will put smaller quartz components in the AirPods, possibly making them even smaller than they are now.
The smartphone company has already announced an AirPower inductive improved charging case to be launched next year. However, if the report by Ming-Chi Kuo comes true, the company will also be making a small change to its offering of AirPods.
In his report, the analyst has also talked about the ongoing supply constrains of AirPods. The airpods are currently out of stock on official Apple Store and at a lot of other places. The current orders are showing an estimated delivery time frame of early January. However, KGI’s report believes that Apple will be looking to ramp up the supplies next year and the shipment might touch 26 million units in the next year. Also, according to him, Q1 2018 will have more shipments of Airpods as compared to Q4 2017, which contains the holiday season.
We will keep you updates as Apple makes any official confirmation on Airpods and a possible timeline for the launch. Stay tuned and let us know in the comment section on how you feel about the possible ugrade in Airpods by Apple.