AirPods fans have been waiting for release of next-generation AirPods and the wireless charging case Apple announced a year ago. With its latest Bluetooth SIG certification, earplugs are one step closer to release.
My smart price listed an Apple AirPod list under model numbers A2031 and A2032 on the Bluetooth SIG certification website, confirming that the device has passed this mandatory certification.
The filing reveals that AirPods 2 supports Bluetooth 5.0, the latest Bluetooth standard, which is just one of many new expectations.
After one year at work – in March 2017, Apple received a patent for AirPods with biometrics and noise tuning capabilities, and in June 2017, reports suggested that the second genetic model could integrate biometric sensors into the device – an official new brand application for ear plugs in Europe and Hong Kong proposes to AirPod's capabilities expand in the health and fitness direction.
The new Class 10 category, "General Health Care," refers to a wide range of health-related elements, including "health, fitness, fitness and health sensors, monitors, numbers and displays for measurement, display, tracking, reporting, monitoring, storage , and transmission of biometric data, heath rate, body movement and calories burned, "which is much more than the existing AirPods can do.
Sources also suggest that AirPods 2 could support Siri and be water resistant, except to release with the promised, but avoiding, wireless charging case, but none of these reports have been confirmed. – AFP Relaxnews