AirPods 3 release date is one step closer with mass production starting in August
An Apple AirPods 3 release date could come as soon as September, amid reports that the company will start mass production on the next-gen true wireless earbuds in August.
According to Nikkei Asia, Apple is preparing updated versions of its existing products, including the MacBook Pro and AirPods, for release in the second half of 2021.
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Previous reports revealed that several Apple suppliers have begun shipping substrate components (circuit boards) for various upcoming devices, including the AirPods 3. An investor report spotted by established Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo also suggested that new AirPods will arrive in the third calendar quarter of 2021, so there’s certainly reason to believe the AirPods 3 could arrive sometime between August and October this year.
So, it's entirely possible that the AirPods 3 will be launched alongside the iPhone 13, which is expected to be announced in September.
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