A pair of model numbers recently discovered in multiple international regulatory filings hinted at a next-generation Beats headphone, but new information suggests the device may actually be related to an existing product that's already in circulation.
After a weekend of leaks, Apple's Beats subsidiary has launched its latest wireless earbuds, with Powerbeats 4 now bringing up to 15 hours of battery life, plus "Hey, Siri" control, and automatic announcing of messages.
An icon of an unannounced Beats earphone has leaked, appearing in the iOS 13.3.1 update released on Tuesday, with the image of what is believed to be the "Powerbeats 4" indicating the audio accessories will have the same design as the Powerbeats Pro, but the two earphones will be connected together by a cable.
Apple will start sales of three new colors of the Beats Powerbeats Pro starting from next week with options of Navy, Ivory, and Moss joining the roster alongside the existing Black in preorder from August 22 via its online store.
Nearly three months after Apple began taking orders for the Powerbeats Pro in the U.S. and Canada, and almost four months after the device was unveiled, the fully wireless Beats headset went up for preorder in Korea Mexico this week.
Apple has released a new commercial promoting the Beats PowerBeats Pro, one featuring a group of runners chasing the Sun in Iceland to highlight the long battery life the wireless headphones offer athletes and fitness enthusiasts.
Aftermarket repair firm iFixit on Thursday posted its teardown of Beats' Powerbeats Pro, revealing the headset's components and construction share a number of similarities with Apple's latest AirPods model.
Powerbeats Pro, Apple's all-wireless earbuds for those with an active lifestyle, have gone up for preorder in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany, almost a month after the Beats-branded audio accessories became available to purchase in the United States.