“An Apple blog in Russia by the name of iPhones.ru has come across official documentation concerning new Apple products coming to Russia this fall such as the iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2 and wireless ‘AirPods,'” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple. “The trademark for AirPods was first discovered by MacRumors last month.”
“According to the Russian website, ‘Manufacturers are required to certify electronic devices for sale on the territory of the Russian Federation. Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Armenia belong to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEMA), therefore, issued certificates are valid on the territory of the four countries. On the website we found documents from August 29, 2016 year involving three new products Apple: Smartphone, watches and wireless headphones,'” Purcher reports. “Unless this is all a mirage and purely invented report, expect to see the new Apple AirPods at Apple’s special iPhone event next Wednesday.”
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MacDailyNews Take: We’ll likely stick with our wireless Jaybird X2 Sport Wireless Bluetooth Headphones for now (assuming the Apple AirPods would be at least a $99 item) as they offer long battery life, are easy to charge, easy to pair, light and comfortable, and already work perfectly with our Apple Watches and iPhones.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]