The Apple AirPods has been another popular device for the company and things could get even better for Apple next year. According to a recent report from Ming-Chi Kuo from Strategy Analytics, sales of the headphones are expected to double in 2018.
Apple are expected to sell between 26 million and 28 million units of their AirPods in 2018, which would be around double that of the 2017 sales.
We believe demand for AirPods has been strong, and note that the shipping time of the product on Apple’s official shopping website has shortened to 1-3 days, mainly thanks to an improved assembly process and increased capacity from Luxshare as the new assembler […] We expect AirPods to remain one of the most popular Apple accessories in 2018, with shipments likely to rise 100% YoY to 26-28mn units next year.
The Apple AirPods retail for $159 they launched in December of last year and have been a popular device since they went on sale.