Apple to launch Ox-Themed AirPods Pro for Chinese New Year


Apple will be releasing a special AirPods Pro to commemorate the Chinese New Year. Since 2021 is the Year of the Ox Apple has designed it to have an Ox icon.

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The special Chinese New Year edition AirPods Pro is similar to the AirPods Pro except for an ox engraving on the case, and a print of an ox on the box.

For Chinese consumers Apple has updated its China website to include a Chinese New Year gift guide with recommendations such as the M1 Mac, MagSafe accessories, iPhone 12 models, iPads and others.

Apple to launch Ox-Themed AirPods Pro for Chinese New Year

The Cupertino-based company announced the special edition AirPods Pro on WeChat, with a text that says ‘Here comes a box of blessing for the Year of the Ox’ and accompanied by similar graphics and a playlist for Apple Music.

Supply for the special ox-themed AirPods Pro is limited to 25,400, with an almost equal percentage to be sold online and in retail stores.

Chinese New Year is set on February 5, 2021.

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Samantha Wiley

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