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Report: AirPods 2 with grip coating to cost $200

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A new generation of AirPods has been hinted at for quite a while now, but a fresh rumor suggests we'll be getting a new version of the wireless earbuds this year, and they'll be much easier to hold on to.

The iOS 12.2 Beta already let slip that second-generation AirPods are set to arrive soon complete with built-in Siri functionality. This latest rumor comes via MySmartPrice as reported by MacRumors.

It is thought that Apple is set to offer a pair of AirPods $144.90 at Amazon complete with improved bass response without adjusting the exterior shape or dimensions in any way. Apple is also going to fix one of the biggest problems with the AirPods: the fact it was so easy to drop and lose them. The new version are covered in a grip coating that's being described as similar to the coating on the back of Google's Pixel 3 $799.00 at Google smartphone. Read more...

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