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iPhone 7 AirPods out in ‘next few weeks’, says Apple CEO


Apple’s delayed AirPods will be available in the ‘next few weeks’ according to the company’s CEO, Tim Cook.

Cook revealed the plans in reply to an email from a customer. The latter complained about the delay to the wireless headphones, which were due to be released at the end of October having been unveiled alongside the iPhone 7 in September.

“Give us a release date. I really bought in to the wireless vision you painted,” said the customer.

“Now I'm stuck waiting with my EarPods but can't charge my 7 at the same time which I need to do at work. Let us know if it's a month or six months, because then I'll just buy some other wireless headphones."

Cook wrote back: “Thanks for your note. Sorry for the delay---we are finalizing [sic] them and I anticipate we will begin to ship over the next few weeks."

The AirPods, which cost £159, are designed to supersede standard wired headphones, which are not supported directly by the iPhone 7.

Those who want to use older wired earbuds have to use a bundled dongle in order to connect them.



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