Over the previous few days a brand new model of Powerbeats started displaying up in retail places and on-line. At this time, Apple subsidiary Beats made the replace official on its web site with extra particulars.

The brand new Powerbeats, which substitute the Powerbeats3, function 15 hours of battery life (a Three-hour improve) and the most recent H1 chip used within the AirPods Professional. With the addition of the H1 chip, the brand new Powerbeats assist hands-free Siri, quick Bluetooth pairing, prolonged vary, and audio sharing. The Powerbeats cost through a Lightning connector and embody a ‘Quick Gasoline’ function that gives as much as 1.5 hours of battery life from a 5-minute cost.

The design of the Powerbeats has been modified too. The brand new mannequin resembles the Powerbeats Professional, and in contrast to the Powerbeats3, the wire connecting the 2 earphones emerges from the ear hook that sits behind your ear as an alternative of from the entrance of the earphones. As with the earlier mannequin, this replace is sweat resistant too. The Powerbeats can be found in purple, black, and white at launch.

Beats has lowered the retail value of the brand new Powerbeats to $149, which is $50 lower than the earlier mannequin. Though they don’t seem to be but listed on apple.com or obtainable for buy on Beats’ web site, The Verge says the brand new Powerbeats can be obtainable this Wednesday, March 18th from Apple, Finest Purchase, and different Beats retailers.