Apple’s unannounced high-end over-ear headphones will reportedly include interchangeable components. Bloomberg reports that Apple is growing new high-end headphones that embody swappable ear pads and headbands that magnetically connect. The modular design, just like another high-end headphone manufacturers, is reportedly designed for house owners to modify out components throughout train periods.
That sounds lots like what Apple at the moment gives with its Watch, the place house owners can swap out bands to a extra sport-like model once they’re exercising. The headphones are additionally stated to incorporate Siri assist for voice management, noise cancellation, and a few built-in contact controls.
Apple’s new high-end headphones will doubtless go head-to-head with comparable premium over-ear headphones like Sony’s 1000XM3, Bose’s Noise Cancelling Headphones 700, or Sennheiser’s third-gen Momentum Wi-fi headphones. If Apple’s competitor headphones are priced the identical, then they’ll be round $350-400.
Bloomberg says Apple is planning to unveil the headphones later this yr, however the ongoing coronavirus pandemic may complicate launch timing. Apple has reportedly been engaged on these new headphones for 2 years. Studies have beforehand surfaced that Apple is working by itself Apple-branded over-ear headphones as a substitute of the Beats-branded ones that the corporate at the moment sells.