Apple Reseller B&H Says BeatsX Earphones Delayed At Least 2-Three Months


beatsxApple’s new BeatsX wi-fi earphones stay listed as “coming this Fall” on its web site in the US, regardless of simply 9 days remaining earlier than the primary official day of winter within the northern half of the world.

Now, we’ve motive to imagine Apple could miss this goal. In an e mail to a buyer this weekend, licensed reseller B&H Picture Video stated Apple has knowledgeable them transport is not going to start for at the least 2-Three months.

This e mail is being despatched with reference to your order for 1 of the Beats by Dr. Dre BeatsX In-Ear Headphones (Black).

We remorse to tell you that the producer has knowledgeable us that they nonetheless have no idea when they may start transport this merchandise however they do know that it’ll take at the least 2-Three months. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this delay has prompted you.

If the timeline holds true, BeatsX shipments wouldn’t start till round February or March. Apple may nonetheless launch BeatsX earphones on its web site forward of time, earlier than offering shipments to B&H Picture Video, however a 2-Three month hole earlier than third-party gross sales start can be uncommon for an Apple product.

Apple introduced the BeatsX at its iPhone 7 occasion in September alongside its AirPods, which have been additionally delayed past their deliberate late October launch and have but to turn out to be accessible. Apple pundit John Gruber cited manufacturing points at scale with AirPods, so maybe Apple is dealing with comparable points with BeatsX pairs.

By way of AirPods, Gruber loosely stated he has heard from at the least one supply who pointed to a launch within the subsequent week or so, though Gruber isn’t ruling out a launch in January or later. Hearken to the newest episode of The Discuss Present podcast, the place he and visitor Glenn Fleishman focus on the subject across the 76:35 mark.

New variations of Beats Solo3 and Powerbeats3 headphones powered by Apple’s new W1 chip have been launched in September and October respectively.

(Thanks, Christian!)

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