Apple Releases Special AirPods Pro and More for Year of the Dragon

In celebration of the upcoming Lunar New Year on February 10, Apple has released limited-edition second-generation AirPods Pro with a Year of the Dragon engraving on its online store in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam, and Macao. They are also available in South Korea, where it is the Year of the Blue Dragon.

AirPods Pro Year of the Dragon
The special AirPods Pro have a dragon engraving on the USB-C charging case, and there is a red dragon printed on the box they come in. Otherwise, these AirPods Pro are unchanged in terms of features and pricing compared to the regular ones.

Apple has previously offered limited-edition AirPods Pro in some Asian countries for the Year of the Ox, Year of the Tiger, and Year of the Rabbit.

Apple also shared a Chinese New Year gift guide in the countries and regions listed above, along with Malaysia. As we previously reported, Apple is offering limited-time savings on a variety of products in China from January 18 through January 21.

Apple Year of the Dragon Wallpaper
From January 18 through February 13, free Today at Apple sessions with a Lunar New Year theme will be held in some countries, as spotted by Michael Steeber, who publishes the Apple retail newsletter Tabletops. He also noted there are window decals celebrating the Lunar New Year at select Apple Stores in Asia, along with a Year of the Dragon wallpaper available for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac on Apple's website in Hong Kong.

In the U.S. and many other countries, Apple is selling Year of the Dragon accessories from OtterBox and Mophie on its online store, including iPhone cases, an AirTag holder, and a battery pack, as spotted by 9to5Mac's Zac Hall. Apple is also releasing limited-edition Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones with a red-and-gold color scheme.

Apple recently offered a limited-edition AirTag with a Year of the Dragon engraving in Japan, in celebration of the Japanese New Year.

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mikedop Avatar
22 weeks ago
I still have my 2020 CNY AirPods Pro. I remember thinking the little ox was so cute, I had to run to a friend in China to get these to me in the United States. I used them up until maybe a year ago, and in hindsight, I should have used a case...

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topdrawer Avatar
22 weeks ago
what special anything do they release for other countries? seems like they kiss up to china a lot
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jz0309 Avatar
22 weeks ago
That dragon looks cool, but I’d rather get those AirPods for $60 off at Amazon ;)
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sw1tcher Avatar
22 weeks ago

In celebration of the upcoming Lunar New Year on February 10, Apple has released limited-edition second-generation AirPods Pro with a Year of the Dragon engraving on its online store in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam, and Macao. They are also available in South Korea, where it is the Year of the Blue Dragon.
Too bad Apple isn't making these available in other countries. There are Asians/people who celebrate Lunar New Year who live outside of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam, Macao, and South Korea.
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arc of the universe Avatar
22 weeks ago
illustrations of
the dragon as represented in current China promotion (on Air Pods)
the dragon as represented in the recent Japan promotion (on Air Tags)

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rijc99 Avatar
22 weeks ago

The symbolism of a dragon clutching a globe is significant.
Isn’t that an AirTag it’s clutching?
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