Transparent AirPods, a prototype in nature

An Italian collector has got his hands on what appears to be a transparent prototype of Apple's AirPods earphones.

A collector of rare gadgets in his spare time, the Italian Giulio Zompeti recently posted on his Twitter account the images of one of his latest finds: a pair of Apple AirPods and their charging case, transparent. As a reminder, this accessory is officially sold only in white.

Fake or reality?

Some might doubt the legitimacy of this special version because it is not difficult to dissolve the paint of a new gadget to make it transparent. But the model presented here has an unusual serial number printed on the stem of an earpiece, attesting to the validity of its prototype status. To be continued !