He estimates that Apple makes a gross profit—the difference between a product’s sale price and the cost of producing it—of $90 to $100 on every AirPods sold.
That implies a manufacturing cost of $59 to $69 per pair.
On that basis, AirPods would account for a gross profit of $5 billion—a sizable amount on its own.
How much does it cost to manufacture AirPods?
Wedbush analyst Dan Ives estimates that the cost of production of AirPods is $59–$69, so by selling them for $159, Apple is earning a profit of $90–$100.
How much does it cost to make AirPods 2?
Well, the AirPods with Charging Case retail for $159, the AirPods 2 with Wireless Charging Case command $199, and the brand new AirPods Pro sit on the shelves for $249.
How much does it cost Apple to make EarPods?
The price is right with EarPods.
EarPods cost $30. AirPods cost $160.
Why AirPods are so expensive?
Because people are prepared to pay so much more, the price rises to a level the market can stand. The right proce for anything is as much as people will pay. In short, Apple earphones are much more expensive because people happily pay much more money for them. Like anything you pay for quality.
Are AirPods waterproof?
Apple AirPods are not waterproof or water-resistant, so their use around water, on rainy days, or even during workouts puts them at risk of damage. Apple will not replace AirPods damaged by water; you will have to order a new pair if they are impaired or destroyed by exposure to liquid.
Who owns AirPods?
|Manufacturer||Foxconn, Luxshare ICT, and GoerTek|
|Release date||1st generation: December 13, 2016 2nd generation: March 20, 2019|
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