AirPods 2, as they're colloquially called, or second-generation AirPods, as Apple calls them, are now on sale and the first-gen headphones have been retired. The most significant change is a shift to a new design of the internals. Tuesday July 9, 2019 12:37 pm PDT by Joe Rossignol Apple plans to release third-generation AirPods with water resistance in late 2019, according to Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives. The …

A third generation of AirPods are likely to head to production in the first half of 2021.