Apple Recently built the first iOS 16 beta and other operating systems. The company also unveiled the new AirPods beta firmware that the company unveiled at the WWDC 2022 event last month.
Twitter user George (via ShrimpApplePro) posted that AirPods Max Beta firmware has support for high quality Bluetooth codec And it has managed to enable it with the latest beta firmware released by Apple.
The developer claims that support for high-quality LC3 Bluetooth code will improve the voice call quality of Apple headphones and support AirPods Pro is expected to come with 2G-generation.
Nothing official at the moment, but it’s already clear that Apple has been planning to improve Bluetooth audio quality for a while and the company has already stated that Bluetooth technology has limitations when it comes to pushing high-definition audio. . Also, the LC3 codec Will only be available for devices that come with Bluetooth 5.2 technology.
However, the new high quality codec in question here is LC3 which is used for low complexity communication codec. It is a Bluetooth codec just like LDAC, SBC. However, it is said to be a low power and high quality codec.
Reports suggest that the next H1 chip will be able to support the new LC3 codec and may debut with the next generation AirPods Pro. 9to5Mac has also confirmed that iOS 16 will support LC3 codec and low-energy audio support.