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Apple is planning to release a cheaper version of AirPods Pro. This is stated in the report is familiar with supply chain sources, reports Digitimes.
The report States that the company intends to increase shipments of the iPad, Apple Watch, iMac and AirPods Pro Lite to meet the high demand. According to the newspaper, declassified cheapest version of AirPods Pro will help Apple to overcome the shortage of wireless headphones and increase the company’s share in the segment of wireless audio.
The report mentions that Apple intends to increase the volume of production, not to depend on force-majeure situations related to the spread of the coronavirus. The expansion of production due, primarily, plants with partners in Taiwan.
According to MacRumors, the AirPods Pro Lite will have problems with positioning in the current lineup of Apple earbuds. The publication believes that a dear accessory is already an alternative in the form AirPods headphones second generation, which are about 50 dollars cheaper. In Russia AirPods headphones Pro is rated at 20 990 rubles, AirPods second generation cost 16 990 rubles.
10 Feb Nikkei analysts predicted a global shortage of AirPods headphones. Because of the epidemic of the coronavirus, the work of the factories of Apple in China will be suspended indefinitely. The American company has ordered a large quantity of 45 million pairs of headsets before the news about the deadly virus.
Video, photo All from Russia.