Apple is 'developing' a new low-cost version of its earbuds called 'AirPods Pro ...

Apple is 'developing' a new low-cost version of its earbuds called ‘AirPods Pro Lite’ - but they will be without the high-end features Report outlines Apple is shifting some operations to Taiwan due to outbreak The document reveals Apple is working on a new pair of wireless earbuds It calls them 'AirPod Pro Lite' and will be a cheaper version than Air Pods Pro  However, the new version will not have the high-tech features in their design 

By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com

Published: 18:21 GMT, 12 February 2020 | Updated: 18:21 GMT, 12 February 2020

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A report outlining Apple shifting come of its supply chain operations to Taiwan amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak has revealed a new product.

Dubbed ‘AirPod Pro Lite’, the earbuds will be cheaper than its predecessor that costs $249, but without the high-end features like active noise cancelling and adaptive equalization.

Although a price for the new version has yet to be mentioned, anonymous sources noted that they should be released ‘later, as the epidemic has raised risks of raw materials supply shortages and shipments disruptions arising from uncertain resumption of normal operations at components suppliers and assembly plants in China.'

‘Apple, maintaining partnerships with supply chains in both Taiwan and China, may have its Taiwanese partners handle more production of new-generation ‌iPad‌, ‌Apple Watch‌, AirPod Pro Lite, and ‌iMac‌ devices to be released later, as the epidemic has raised risks of raw materials supply shortages and shipments disruptions arising from uncertain resumption of normal operations at components suppliers and assembly plants in China, the sources told Digitimes.

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‘AirPod Pro Lite’ will be cheaper than its predecessor (pictured at Apple's AirPods Pro) that costs $249, but without the high-end features like active noise cancelling and adaptive equalization

‘AirPod Pro Lite’ will be cheaper than its predecessor (pictured at Apple's AirPods Pro) that costs $249, but without the high-end features like active noise cancelling and adaptive equalization

It's unclear exactly what DigiTimes is referring to by ‘AirPod Pro Lite,’ as Apple just released the AirPods Pro in October of last year in October.

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