- 7 days ago 11:35
- Alban Martin
The latest wireless headphones from Apple, the AirPods Pro, are a hit. Despite a 279 price (unless discounted), sales seem above expectations as Apple has just doubled production. The iPhone firm thus passes two million units per month, instead of one.
Luxshare doubles the pace for AirPods Pro
According to information from the Nikkei, the supplier Luxshare has therefore received a new order from Apple to multiply the production rate by two. But AirPods Pro are not the only models targeted, classic AirPods will also be produced in larger quantities. Apple wants to respond to the strong demand for end-of-year celebrations and anticipate the expected increase in 2020. Indeed, more than 60 million AirPods are expected to be available for 2019, while the headphones are crunching close to half of the current market.
For information, the production now takes place in Vietnam for the classic AirPods, in a GoerTek factory, just to avoid the Chinese import tax imposed by Trump and which comes into force at the beginning of December for Apple.