OnePlus buds seized as ‘faux Apple AirPods’ by US customs

OnePlus buds seized as ‘faux Apple AirPods’ by US customs

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characterize captionCBP posted these photography of “false Apple Airpods”

Hundreds of “false Apple AirPod earbuds” seized coming into the US by customs officials seem like accurate wi-fi earphones made by OnePlus.

“That’s no longer an Apple,” Customs and Border Protection (CBP) tweeted.

And an accompanying press open lauded “the vigilance and commitment to mission success” of the officers.

Nonetheless the characterize tweeted by CBP clearly reveals OnePlus-branded earphones. And OnePlus merely responded on Twitter: “Hey, give these abet.”

‘Various risks’

Officers at John F Kennedy World Airport had seized 2,000 “false Apple AirPod earbuds from Hong Kong destined for Nevada”, CBP talked about.

“CBP officers are retaining the American public from a host of risks on a day-to-day foundation,” the New York self-discipline operations director added.

“If the merchandise were accurate”, the click open talked about, the earphones would possibly perhaps presumably perhaps be value $398,000 (£310,000) or $199 a pair.

Nonetheless OnePlus’s earphones sell for less than half of that quantity.