“Oracle” Ming Chi Kuo predicts that Apple will begin mass production of AirPods 2 Pro headphones in Q2/2022.
Before, there were rumors Apple will ditch the Lightning charging port in favor of a USB-C port. However, Kuo confirmed that Apple will still be loyal to the Lightning port.
In a series of shared tweets, Kuo predicts mass production of the second-generation AirPods Pro will begin in the second half of 2022. He said it will be the first time Apple has switched production lines to one unit. mainstream products away from China.
Apple is said to approach manufacturing partners in Vietnam to produce charging boxes for AirPods Pro 2. Production may start from July 2022.
Kuo’s prediction coincides with previous reports, that Apple is considering expanding mass production of its main products outside of China. The report mentioned Vietnam and India as two possible options. The reason for this choice, Apple said, is that this is a good production environment, as well as the supply chain (equipment assembly line) in Vietnam is not too complicated.
However, Kuo informed that Chinese suppliers Luxshare ICT and Goertek will still be the main assemblers of AirPods Pro 2. The companies will only set up production sites in Vietnam, as it will be easy there. than in India.
Despite reports Apple is moving to USB-C, Kuo said it won’t start that process with the AirPods Pro 2. However, this is the first time Apple has updated the AirPods Pro product since its launch. in 2019. Previous reports said that the second generation of this headset will get rid of the body. If true, it will have a design very similar to other in-ear headphones.
In addition, rumors say that AirPods Pro 2 will have health monitoring capabilities, an improved charging case and better sound quality.
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