California – Apple Inc. delayed the release of AirPods on October 26, a day before the ‘Hello Again’ Mac event, the company said in September when iPhone 7 was released that AirPods will be on markets in late October.
So far, the reception of the wireless headphones are positive but Trudy Muller, a spokesman for the company, said it is not ready for customers. With a price starting from 159 USD, the AirPods will function wirelessly featuring a W1 chip that synchronizes the devices with the product.
During the announcement on Wednesday the company did not give a new release date for the product, causing uncertainty in customers. This is the first time in five years that the company delays a product from its original release date. In 2010, Apple delayed the iPhone 4 because of a problem in the production of the device and finally released it in April 2011.
Rumors of the Mac event
On Thursday, October 27, Apple will have a Mac event at its headquarters in Cupertino, California.
The company did not want to reveal the upcoming products, the only clue to customers and media from all over the world is a new slogan “Hello Again”. Some technology websites are saying the company will reveal a new Apple Watch, streaming TV guide app, and MacBook Pro.
Beats Solo3 and Powerbeats3 Wireless’ technology
Beats Solo3 are wireless headphones work with Bluetooth and a W1 chip, to connect the product to devices and listen to music it has a button to switch on synchronize it with iPhones, iPads, Macs and even Apple Watch.
Its battery duration is nearly 40 hours and a quick charge of five minutes gives three hours of battery to the product. Beats Solo3 were released to the markets in September and its actual price is 299.95 USD. The product also comes in several colors such as black, white, silver, gold and rose gold.
Powerbeats3 Wireless are small headphones that adapt to the ears giving more comfort to the customers, it is perfect for workout sessions because of its sweat and water resistance. Similar to Beats Solo3 and AirPods, Powerbeat3 Wireless has W1 chip technology that makes Bluetooth faster.
The product has 12-hour battery duration and with a five-minute quick charge the battery lasts up to an hour. Powerbeat3 Wireless is available in sales since October 25 and the price of the market is 199.95 USD. The product has five options of colors such as white, black, blue, yellow and pink.
Source: 9 to 5 Mac