Apple Working on Beats Studio Buds+ Earphones

Apple is developing a new version of the Beats Studio Buds called the Beats Studio Buds+, signs of which were discovered in the iOS 16.4 release candidate today by 9to5Mac.

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The Beats Studio Buds+ look similar to the Beats Studio Buds that were initially introduced in 2021. 9to5Mac has suggested that the earbuds will be upgraded to an H1 or W1 chip, but MacRumors has learned that the Beats Studio Buds will continue to feature a Beats chip rather than the H1/W1.


Apple is planning to add improved Active Noise Cancellation and Transparency to the Beats Studio Buds+, which still have some time to go before they see a public launch.

The original Beats Studio Buds were introduced in 2021 and were positioned as a cheaper alternative to the AirPods. The Beats Studio Buds are priced at $150, and the new model is likely to have a similar price tag.

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antiprotest Avatar
16 months ago
Buds Plus does not sound as good and it is more awkward to say compared to Buds Pro or Buds Max or Buds Ultra.

Too soon after the "s" in the first word you run into the "us" in the second word. This makes it less likely for the "p" or "l" to be distinct enough.

Moreover, if you do not enunciate well enough it can conceivably remind people of "bu**plug."
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TheYayAreaLiving ?️ Avatar
16 months ago
Why is it so hard for Apple not to include the H1/W1 chip on Beats Studio?
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Complex757 Avatar
16 months ago

Super surprised beets haven't been killed off yet. Probably won’t look good anyways, ya know buying your competitors then killing then off. This will be a slow painful death for beats.
Do you realize how popular Beats are? Why would they kill them off?

That would be like Nike killing off Converse.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BuffaloTF Avatar
16 months ago
Odd that they wouldn’t use an H1. The Fits Pro uses it, and simultaneously is marketed to Android users as well with an app to interact with the features of them. Like… do both. It’s possible.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
derek1984 Avatar
16 months ago
Will the Powerbeats Pro ever get an update?
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sorgo † Avatar
16 months ago
Just 666 more hours to go guys!

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