AirPods Max debuted in December 2020, so a late 2024 refresh at the earliest would mean that product remains unchanged for more than four years. There have been rumors that Apple will refresh the color lineup.
Refreshed HomePod Mini
The HomePod mini also launched in November 2020, and Apple unveiled new color options in November 2021. It also recently enabled temperature sensing and humidity features through a software update. Kuo does not anticipate the second-generation model to be available for purchase soon, about four years.
Low-Cost AirPods – AirPods Lite
Kuo has previously spoken of the possibility of low-cost AirPods being available in 2024, referring to them as AirPods Lite. These would be toned-down versions of existing AirPods and likely be sold for cheaper, potentially allowing new AirPods to reach $99 for the first time.
It is good to know that updates are in the works for these products!