Apple may cut production of AirPods due to drop in sales

Apple is likely to cut production of its AirPods by around 25-40 percent due to a decrease in sales, Nikkei Asia reported.
Apple iPhone in JapanApple, which had initially planned to produce 110 million units, plans to produce only 75 to 85 million units of AirPods for the remainder of this year.

The most significant order reduction is for the second quarter toward the start of the third quarter. The report does not specify which AirPods specifically will see a production cut.

Apple’s current AirPods lineup includes the AirPods Pro, the second-generation standard AirPods with wireless charging, and the $550 over-ear AirPods Max.

Apple is planning to upgrade AirPods and AirPods Pro this year to stimulate sales.

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that production of the new AirPods will begin in the third quarter of the year.