Apple’s next Smartphone generation that will be presented this fall, can be without wired headphones EarPods included. This opinion was expressed by respected analyst TF International Securities Min Chi Kuo, not just give correct predictions on future Apple news.
According to experts, the iPhone 12 will miss the branded headphones this year. The company explains Kuo, want to spur sales AirPods wireless model, so boxed obsolete EarPods they will be simply unprofitable.
In this regard, the analyst raised its forecast of the sales volume AirPods from 80 to 93 million units this year, writes 9to5Mac, citing a report. To fall to stimulate demand on headphones, Apple will offer them major discounts, added Kuo.
Recall that in 2016, Apple stripped the iPhone 3.5 mm audio input Jack to connect wired headphones. In 2018, the company ceased the boxed adapter with Lightning to 3.5 mm.
Previously, Kuo said that the new model AirPods will be released in early 2021, and the model AirPods Pro noise reduction system will be updated not earlier than 2022-th. Externally the earpiece almost does not change the optimization will affect only the electronics inside.