According to Dan Ives, the checks indicate unprecedented interest in the true wireless earphones from Apple, buoyed by the introduction of the model with active noise cancellation not long ago.
While this theory may seem uncertain for now, Apple might feel it's time to include something more futuristic with its iPhones than EarPods.
True wireless earbuds have been steadily gaining traction in the world of TSW audio devices, thanks on no small part to massive improvements made on their battery life, portability, and audio fidelity over the last several years. The report, citing industry sources, reveals that Cupertino isn't the only one thinking about such a thing: "smartphone vendors including Apple, Samsung, and Xiaomi are looking to bundle their new models with TWS earbuds next year", the report said.
San Francisco: Apple is looking to bundle its truly-wireless (TWS) earbuds with the iPhone 12 next year.
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By contrast, Apple's Lightning-equipped wired EarPods retail for $29 on Apple's website, and likely cost a fraction of that to manufacture.
We've already heard reports that Apple has asked suppliers to increase AirPods production due to demand, and stocks are indeed short especially in terms of AirPods Pro. One likely scenario could be that Apple will end up charging a premium for including the AirPods in the iPhone 12 box contents, but it's not confirmed if this will negatively impact demand for future models.
Apple will sell 3 million pairs of AirPods and AirPods Pro according to Wedbush analyst Dan Ives.