While the AirPods Pro are a significant upgrade and the new AirPods Max are a mind-blowing over-ear option for audiophiles, it’s been a while since Apple has paid any attention to the original line of AirPods. The second generation gave us a wireless charging case and ‘Hey Siri,’ but that was about it.
Apple hasn’t released any official details about a third-generation for the original AirPods, but it’s been more than a year since the last generation was released, and people are curious if there are plans for a new model, perhaps with some of the tech used in the AirPods Pro. Fortunately, the latest rumors point to at least an announcement sometime during 2021.
If you like the original AirPods (some people find they’re easier to use or even fit better in their ears), continue reading to browse what we’d love to see in the AirPods 3.