iPhone and iPad currently support multiroom audio for AirPlay 2 speakers. A new report from Macotakara says Apple adds double Bluetooth audio support for the next iPhone.
Dual bluetooth output can potentially allow two people to listen to music from the same phone and connect two sets of AirPods simultaneously.
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Currently, the iPhone software only supports connection to an audio profile unit at a time.
You can connect to multiple headphones, but the sound can only come out of one set. The iPhone supports several connections of different types already; For example, it is possible to be connected to headphones and Apple Watch at the same time.
Dual Bluetooth Audio is already supported by some Android devices.
The example uses the case that Macotakara quotes in their story is that an iPhone can be connected to a car and wireless earphones, sending navigation voice prompts to the car's speakers while sending music to the headphones.
As shown from existing implementations on Samsung phones, dual Bluetooth audio modes can suffer from synchronization problems, so it probably isn't "
Dual Bluetooth Audio can be a cool way for you and a friend to listen to the same, pairing two sets of AirPods at once.
Apple is also expected to add bilateral wireless charging to the iPhone 11. This will allow users to charge their AirPods quickly, simply by putting the case on the back of the phone, sharing the power from the iPhone's battery.
The new iPhone lineup is expected to be announced this fall, probably on a September media event.Dual Bluetooth Audio is often referred to as a feature of Bluetooth 5. Theoretically, it seems that Apple can add this feature for iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPhone XR and iPhone XS with a software update.