According to the authoritative analyst of Apple Ming-Chi Kuo, who for several years has been making accurate predictions related to the iPhone and other equipment of the company, there will be no branded headphones bundled with the iPhone 12. Thus, Apple intends to spur sales of AirPods wireless headphones.
Wired headphones are included with the iPhone from the moment the first model of this smartphone goes on sale. After all, Apple initially positioned the iPhone as an evolution of the iPod music player. After the release of the iPhone 7, EarPods with a Lightning connector appeared in the kit.
The next iPhone will appear in autumn as usual, but the rumor mill is already in full swing – this is also standard for Apple smartphones. There is a lot to be said about a report. Even if it does not concern the device itself but the missing headphones.
In 2016, iPhone fans had to go through a small shock, because the iPhone 7 had its classic 3.5mm headphone jack removed. This was annoying because you needed an adapter to use your previous cable headphones.
Those who bought the iPhone 7 also found EarPods in the package. Entry-level headphones are not a revelation but are sufficient for many ordinary users, and they are often used accordingly.
According to Ming-Chi Kuo, this landmark Apple decision will cause a real boom in AirPods sales this year. In addition, Apple is expected to hold special promotions this fall and winter. Which will also lead to a sharp increase in sales of wireless headphones.
iPhone 12 Plus AirPods bundle?
But according to the usually well-informed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the iPhone 12 will no longer come with headphones, according to 9to5Mac. The main reason for this is because the California-based company wants to further increase sales of its AirPods. According to Kuo, or information, Apple also wants to do this through promotions and discounts on second-generation AirPods. Such a promotion is the long-awaited cheaper bundle of iPhone and AirPods.
AirPods, in the True Wireless Headphones category, has become one of Apple’s most important products since their launch. Kuo also expects demand to rise sharply. He raised the forecast from 80 million AirPods sold to 93 units (for 2020). The analyst no longer expects the next generation of AirPods or AirPods Pro to appear in 2020, and he does not expect a review until next year.
Kuo: iPhone 12 May Not Come With EarPods in the Box, Apple to Introduce AirPods Promotion in Second Half of 2020
According to reputable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12 may not come with headphones included as a means of stimulating demand for popular wireless AirPods, which are sold separately.
Apple has included headphones on the iPhone since the first smartphone was released in 2007. Largely because the iPhone was introduced as a natural extension of the iPod. A music player that also made phone calls.