=== (AGENDAWATCHDOG) === Apple is reportedly getting ready to unveil new AirPods later this year and a new version of the AirPods Pro in 2022, according to a media report, in an effort to boost its wearable device business.
First reported by Bloomberg, the Cupertino, California-based tech giant will unveil its latest version of the entry-level AirPods with a new case and shorter stems.
The new design of the popular wireless headphone, first introduced in September 2016, is expected to be similar to the more-expensive AirPod Pros.
The new version of the AirPods Pro will have motion sensors to enable better fitness tracking. AirPods retail for $159 with a charging case and $199 with a wireless charging case. AirPods Pro retail for $249.
In the company’s most recent quarter, its wearable, home and accessories segment accounted for $7.8 billion in revenue, up from $6.2 billion in the same quarter the year prior.