HTC Making Earbuds That Look Just Like AirPods

HTC is working on new "HTC U Ear" earbuds that look like they took some design cues from Apple's AirPods. Photos of the upcoming earbuds were found in regulatory documents by Android Police (via The Verge).

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Design wise, the U Ear earbuds from HTC could be mistaken for black AirPods, featuring the same general design for the in-ear portion and a stem that hangs outside of the ear. The earbuds do have one major difference though - there are charging pins on the front.

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The charging case looks similar to the AirPods Charging Case as well, though not identical, and it does open up length wise like the Powerbeats Pro case rather than at the top like the AirPods case. It also appears to come with a USB-A to USB-C cable for charging purposes.

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Since Apple launched the AirPods in 2016, almost all major tech companies have come out with their own wire-free earbuds, but most have unique designs and don't look close to identical to the super popular AirPods.

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Top Rated Comments

Mr. Awesome Avatar
53 months ago

HTC is working on new "HTC U Ear" earbuds that look like they took some design cues from Apple's AirPods.
“Some design cues...”

Yeah, I guess I can kind of see the resemblance.
Score: 33 Votes (Like | Disagree)
D.T. Avatar
53 months ago
"We can't sell these, they look exactly like Apple's product!"

Solution:




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Score: 27 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ErikGrim Avatar
53 months ago
ThEsE LoOk NoThiNg LiKe AiRpOdS





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kanki1985 Avatar
53 months ago
There was once a time when I respected this company!
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
alpi123 Avatar
53 months ago
That company died a whole time ago, why are they still bothering? Did they think they can just release cheap AirPods clones and instantly make people buy HTC products again lol
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
munpip214 Avatar
53 months ago
After seeing these I’m glad I have white AirPods. If i dropped black ones I probably wouldn’t find them again.
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