According to incomplete statistics on supply chain information, the number of counterfeit AirPods shipments in 2020 has reached 600 million pairs, which far exceeds the number of Apple genuine AirPods, and Apple’s genuine AirPods shipments are between 80 million and 90 million. , It seems that the power of Huaqiangbei should not be underestimated.
According to industry analysis, the main reason for the amazing shipments of fake AirPods is the popularity of TWS true wireless headsets. In addition to Apple, many other mobile phone brands and headset brands have launched TWS headsets, making this market very big. The second reason is that the price of genuine AirPods is acceptable to many people, and many people can't afford AirPods after buying iPhones. They can only look for counterfeit goods.
In addition to the low price, the fake AirPods are getting closer to the original in terms of imitation and function. With the launch of the second and third generation of AirPod and AirPods Pro, Apple has brought new features such as voice assistant, wireless charging, and active noise reduction. These features have also allowed copycat manufacturers to continuously update their products and launch them quickly after the launch of new products. Knockoff. According to reports, less than a week after the official launch of AirPods Pro, the counterfeit version of AirPods Pro was put on the market by Huaqiangbei Shanzhai, which is four to five times lower than the original price.