Apple New Air-pods come with an Enhanced support
so what are those Enhancements
3.wireless charging case
so yes, previous iteration has been made with wireless charging case also but with som compatibility issue's those issues were with siri support
now those have been fixed including a wireless charging case and a new H1 chip that the company claims offers improved battery life and “Hey, Siri” support to trigger the virtual assistant without pressing a button.
The new wireless charging case works with standard Qi charging, so it should work with nearly every wireless charger out there. Otherwise, both the second-gen AirPods and the case look virtually identical to the first model, except for a small LED light on the wireless charging case to indicate battery life.
so Apple stats that they have inserted H1 chip which offer's benefits with W1 chip also which was previous technology ,And they also said that this will increase the talk-time by an hour ,Mic has been improved for voice clarity grasp,
The H1 chip is the first in a new line of headphone-focused chips that Apple is making, breaking away from the W-series chips that the AirPods had borrowed from the Apple Watch line
Apple will be selling the updated AirPods in two options: with the wireless charging case for $199 or with standard case for 159 $ as the previous generation. The company will also sell the wireless charging case separately for existing AirPod owners for $79.