And as for "hands-free" Siri, it means you can summon Siri using just your voice.
The Wireless Charging Case is also available on a standalone basis and can be paired with the first-generation AirPods for those who want wireless charging without having to shell out for a whole new set of AirPods.
The good news is that no one is sold out of AirPods 2 yet, so you can buy the new AirPods and get them soon. The Cupertino based tech giant has equipped AirPods 2 with a better wireless charging case, improved battery life and to top it all off, AirPods 2 will introduce hands-free access to the Siri voice assistant.
Apple said its new AirPods will be available on its website and the Apple Store app starting Wednesday, and in Apple Stores from next week.
Moreover, if you already have the original AirPods then you can buy the Wireless Charging case at $75. These buyers joked they would be unable to flaunt their new purchase because of the similarities in design.
There is also a silicone slip case for your charging case, protecting it from scratches, a carabiner clip, and larger carry case to house your AirPods, charger, and all included accessories.
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Ahead of a major event to be held next Monday (March 25) at Apple's Cupertino campus, the iPhone maker chose to announce many new hardware products this week.
On Tuesday, Apple unveiled a refresh to its iMac line.
AirPods 2 is going to be equipped with Apple's brand-new H1 chip that provides faster performances.
AirPods are a key component of Apple's growing Wearables, Home and Accessories segment, which generated more than $17 billion in revenue previous year.
We also heard separately that the AirPods 2 would come in black and white, be both waterproof and offer active noise-cancellation.
The patent outlined a valve system that would allow sound to escape your ear canal to avoid that weird reverberating effect that occurs when you speak with earbuds in your ears. In fact, he enjoyed it so much that he even went as far to change his profile name to "Tim Apple".
'Apple is trying to scam us like, ' one frustrated customer wrote on Twitter after hearing about the new product launch.