According to industry sources cited by DigiTimes, Apple suppliers are preparing to assemble next-generation AirPods as soon as next month. DigiTimes only shared a short preview of the story and the full story will be available within a few days.
The timing could suggest that new AirPods could be coming as soon as this holiday season. These next-generation AirPods have been referred to as "AirPods Pro," a higher-end version of the current AirPods.
These AirPods are expected to feature a new design, water resistance and noice cancelation. A higher price is also expected.