OnePlus Pods seems to be the identify of the corporate’s upcoming actually wi-fi (TWS) earbuds which might be rumoured to debut subsequent month. The Android 11 Beta 1 launch that OnePlus introduced for its OnePlus eight sequence earlier this week has proven some references in regards to the earbuds — together with their identify and a few key options that weren’t instructed earlier. OnePlus was initially mentioned to unveil its first TWS earbuds alongside the OnePlus eight and OnePlus eight Professional in April. The corporate, nonetheless, did not make that announcement and as an alternative unveiled the Bullets Wi-fi Z as its new providing for audio lovers.
The Android 11 Beta 1 code contains a number of references with the “OnePlus Pods” title and a string known as “oneplus_tws_pods_function” to trace on the new improvement, experiences XDA Builders. By digging into the brand new firmware, the know-how web site was additionally capable of finding proof of a standalone OnePlus Pods app that OnePlus might launch to supply controls for its new earbuds. This sounds much like how firms together with Realme and Xiaomi have their devoted apps to manage their Web of Issues (IoT) gadgets.
Except for the identify and the existence of the devoted app, the Android 11 beta code means that the brand new earbuds would help gestures equivalent to double-tap to play or pause an lively music monitor and even to skip to the subsequent or earlier music. There are additionally references suggesting over-the-air (OTA) updates in addition to an possibility known as “discover my Bluetooth earphone” that will work on the idea of Google’s Discover My Equipment function and use Google’s Quick Pair service for syncing information with a related machine.
OnePlus hasn’t supplied any official particulars round its TWS earbuds. Nonetheless, it’s rumoured that the corporate is planning their launch in July. Some early renders hinted at an Apple AirPods-like design and a case that appears much like what’s out there with the Google Pixel Buds.
Final month, a tipster named Max J. on Twitter mentioned that the TWS earbuds by OnePlus could be known as “OnePlus Buds.” He, nonetheless, indicated that there may very well be some adjustments within the official announcement because the identify was shared by a seemingly dependable however new supply.
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