AppleInsider has reported that Apple’s 2nd era of the AirPods will arrive throughout the first half of 2019. The second coming of Apple’s wi-fi mannequin is about to incorporate a well being monitoring chip, and the potential of “wi-fi charging help,” the latter has but to be confirmed by the corporate itself. Back in December, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted the inclusion of “wi-fi charging help” to fight waning battery life, in addition to a Bluetooth specification improve, rendering connectivity potential in a better variety of conditions. Rumors of an improve on the product’s noise cancelation and water resistance have but to substantiate.

Early reviews of an improved product haul date again to June of final yr with Apple suggesting the implementation of an “over-the-ear headphone” to enhance the AirPod. “Apple to have own-brand, high-end over-ear headphones with all-new design; to be as handy as AirPods with higher sound high quality; shipments to start (fourth quarter 2018) at earliest,” wrote Ming-Chi Kuo, in a report that was confirmed false attributable to a relative postponement of  the prototype, together with ever-changing shopper wants.

Consumers will be capable to revenue from the AirPod sharing a platform with the revealing of the iPhone XS, XS Max, and its econo-sibling, the XR mannequin. Unfortunately, the 2nd Gen AirPod is not going to come replete with a screwable toothbrush-head as some would have favored.