Apple preps AirPods Pro 2 with new design, case and lossless audio

The rumor: Apple is planning a massive overhaul for second-generation AirPods Pro, according to Ming-Chi Kuo (75.9% accurate).

Per the new investor note…

  • AirPods Pro 2 will have a new design, alongside an “audible charging case” so you’ll be able to find your headphones easier
  • Apple lossless audio (ALAC) will be supported as a first for wireless AirPods
  • Look for a launch sometime in the fourth quarter of 2022

Our take: As seen above, MacRumors has already shared images of what the new case is going to look like, although the pods are visually similar to current AirPods Pro. This latest rumor also lines up with what an Apple VP said about the future of AirPods…