New Apple earphones for iPhone 5 allegedly appear on video

new apple earbuds (tinhte)

It’s been a while since Apple last updated its pack-in earbuds; the current model with the in-line remote and mic came out in 2008, and the design of the buds themselves dates back to 2006. That may be about to change with this month’s all-but-certain release of a new iPhone, however. Vietnamese site Tinhte, which has a reasonable track record of getting hold of pre-release products, has posted a video of some earphones with a striking new design allegedly bound for the new iPhone 5.

‘Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in Vietnam.’

Tinhte claims that the earphones are being manufactured at a Vietnamese Foxconn plant, and they bear the legend “Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in Vietnam.” on the cable. The buds have an…

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