"We did hear that the AirPods should finally start production in December but units are fairly small at 10-15M to start," Barclays researcher Blayne Curtis and team wrote in a note distributed to clients on Friday.
The wireless earbuds which were unveiled alongside the iPhone 7 were supposed to become available in late October; however, Apple delayed the release without giving a new ETA. It's unclear why the AirPods were delayed.
Notably, this report aligns with a previous one from the Economic Daily News which said that Apple's AirPods may not ship until January, missing the holiday shopping season.
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