AirPods 3 will be mass-produced in China
The mass manufacturing of devices is becoming one of the real headaches for technology companies and Apple is no exception. In this sense, for various reasons, Apple had the Intention to move production of 3rd generation AirPods to Vietnambut in the end this will not be the case and China will be in charge of most of the production due to the problems with the COVID-19 pandemic that is affecting Vietnam.
According to him latest report submitted by Asia NikkeiApple finally hopes to move at least 20 percent of AirPods 3 production to Vietnam, but for now it will have to wait a little longer for the situation to calm down in terms of the pandemic. The Cupertino company has been manufacturing products in Vietnam for some time, this is the case of the AirPods Pro and the second generation of AirPods, but in this case it will stop the production of the new models until the situation normalizes a bit.
According to the latest Nikkei report, Apple also intends to move most of its MacBook and iPad production to Vietnam, but for now this could take a bit longer until the supply chain is up to scratch. suitable, A large part of the new COVID cases detected in the country is reduced and improve the engineering and logistics resources needed for the thousands of products they plan to manufacture.
Diversification in product manufacturing is positive and necessary for companies like Apple, Google or Amazon, but until this settles down a little more, it’s time to continue working in places that have already been established for a longer time.