After confirmation that Apple has delayed its "AirPods" wireless beyond the stipulated date of original release (end of October), sources from the supply chain now point to a release date in January 2017 and not the last estimated this year that many believed it would be helpful for the device were to sell even more during the holidays date.
The news comes from Daily News, citing market observers believe that the supplier (Inventec) elements for the manufacture of AirPods will see a rise in profits in January because the new release date for the device.
Apple originally planned to launch the AirPods in late October, but has postponed the launch. Inventec is expected to begin sending wireless headphones in January 2017, as reported by Daily News.
Because AirPods orders are expected to grow revenues Inventec 7 percent in 2017 to reach about $ 23.83 billion, while earnings per share is calculated will also increase by 35% . Its fourth-quarter earnings in 2016 would be given mainly in its PC dealer business, which will remain virtually unchanged from the start of the third quarter with 4.85 million units shipped.
The connection between Inventec and AirPods, he for the first time in a report by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, in September. Apple announced the device during its launch event iPhone 7 and 7 Plus September, where he confirmed that the headphones have up to 5 hours of music playback and high-quality sound through an "automatic and transparent connection" between devices, like a battery that includes up to 24 hours of charging.