Manufacturer AirPods headphones transferred employees on overtime work schedule to cope with demand
Apple has faced an excessive demand on wireless headphones AirPods. The novelty went on sale two months later than scheduled. Headphones the launch took place two weeks ago, but during this time, the device managed to gain popularity among users.
According to the resource DigiTimes, referring to Economic Daily News, high sales AirPods have a positive impact on financial performance of contract manufacturer Inventec.
It is reported that Inventec has expanded production capacity for the production of AirPods at its plants in Shanghai. Moreover, in order to meet the demand for headphones, the company’s plants are currently transferred to the overtime schedule. In Inventec refused to disclose the amount received from Apple orders.
Earlier this week on record of popularity AirPods said the head of the company Tim cook. He used the phrase “runaway success” when describing the sales of Apple-branded headset during the first two weeks. Unfortunately, in terms of quantity data on sales were not announced and do not expect in the next financial report.
Note that the AirPods appeared at the start of the in limited quantities, and the first batch of the headphones was very quickly sold out. The following should be expected in late January or in February, if you focus on the Apple website.