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There are hints of ‘AirPods X,’ ‘Apple TV X,’ ‘iPod Touch X’

Target’s internal inventory system appears to include a listing for “Apple Airpods (X Generation) priced at $399,” “Apple TV Gen X” for $180, “Apple iPod Touch X Generation” for $399, and “Apple Watch Series X” bands at $50, according to several reports — read more here, here, and here.

I personally think the “AirPods X” are over-the-ear headphones that will be renamed (since an over-the-ear headphone isn’t exactly a “pod”). I also don’t believe Apple will release “AirPods Pro Lite.” That said, I don’t understand why Apple would offer over-the-ear headphones with its own branding since it also owns Beats, which makes such products.

The Apple TV Gen X is probably an update of the set-top box with improved specs (such as an A12 or A13 Bionic chip) that’s targeted to subscribers of Apple Arcade, Apple’s game streaming service. 

I’m a bit dubious about a $400 iPhone Touch X Generation. The listing may be a misnamed link for the anticipated $399 “iPhone SE 2.” Or perhaps Apple is indeed introducing a higher-end iPod touch for use with Apple Arcade.

As for the Apple Watch bands, those are probably just new “flavors” of Apple-made bands for the company’s smartwatch.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the news editor of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.