Apple’s AirPod 2 release expected in first half of this year

The new Apple iPhone X are seen on display at the Apple Store in Tokyo, Japan, September 30, 2018.

The second iteration of Apple’s wireless headphones look set to include a fitness tracker.

Apple is expected to release mark two of its AirPod Headphones system in the first half of this year, according to online tech publication DigiTimes.

The new headphones are rumoured to feature a fitness tracking element with biometric sensors after the California tech giant filed a patent for such technology in July of last year. Other features also thought to be included are waterproofing, noise-cancelling capabilities and improved Siri communication.

In other Apple news, earlier this month, images were leaked rumoured to be from a triple rear camera planned from the next instalment of the iPhone

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