Source: Mac Rumors
Taiwanese publication DigiTimes provides its paying subscribers with a daily preview of stories that it plans to publish, and in today’s edition, it continues to suggest that Apple is planning a new version of AirPods Pro. The story preview reads as follows: USI likely to enter supply chain of AirPods Pro, sources say Taiwan-based Universal Scientific Industrial (USI), a unit of ASE Technology, is likely to obtain system-in-package (SiP) orders for the upcoming AirPods Pro, according to industry sources. Presumably, these “upcoming” AirPods Pro are the same model as the ” AirPods Pro Lite ” that the publication referred to earlier this month. The earlier report claimed that “AirPods Pro Lite” will be an “entry-level version” of the AirPods Pro, but no features or specifications have been shared. The report added that production is unlikely to begin until at least the end of the second quarter of 2020 due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in China. All in all, details are slim right now. “AirPods Pro Lite” is somewhat of an oxymoron, as “Pro Lite” just sounds like regular AirPods, but it has been speculated that perhaps Apple will release a less expensive version of the AirPods Pro with the same design and sound quality but without noise cancellation.