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Apple working on next-gen Airpods with noise cancellation: Report

IANS  |  San Francisco 

Apple is working on the next-generation that will come with noise cancellation and see the light of day in 2019, media reported.

"Feature wise, the second iteration of will reportedly include noise cancellation features and the introduction of a new W2 chip," BGR reported late on Friday.

The next iteration of are expected to be water-resistant and could feature hands-free support for "Hey Siri".

The improvements are referred to as using physical analog methods rather than as seen in the latest "Beats Studio" headphones, according to

The Cupertino-headquartered giant will continue to increase production of the wireless earphones, Barclays' analysts suggested.

The HomePod is also expected to get updated later this year and the flagship $349 HomePod could be joined by a cheaper model.

The original AirPods debuted in December 2016 but the release date for a second iteration remains largely unclear.



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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 15:36 IST