Apple AirPods Delayed

Apple announced today that their October Release of AirPods would be delayed.

The new wireless earbuds were announced at the iPhone 7 event mid September. Apple has created its own W1 Bluetooth chip that is extremely energy-efficient. AirPods are supposed to link seamlessly with iPhone and come with a built-in microphone so wearers can speak hands free and give Siri commands.

Early reviews for AirPods were fairly positive in terms of performance and battery life.

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“The early response to AirPods has been incredible. We don’t believe in shipping a product before it’s ready, and we need a little more time before AirPods are ready for our customers,”

Apple didn’t specify the reason that is holding back the AirPods. The wireless buds are supposed to be a complimentary accessory for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Due to those phones not having a headphone jack, many customers had planned on purchasing the AirPods for listening to music.

Apple did not speculate about a date when fans can finally expect to buy the AirPods.

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