We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more. Well that’s awkward OnePlus Buds aren’t the only pair of true wireless earbuds that have an “AirPods-inspired” design. Babu Mohan 14 Sep 2020 0 Source: Daniel Bader / Android CentralWhat you need to know U.S. Customs and Border Protection has seized a shipment of “counterfeit Apple Airpod earbuds,” which are actually OnePlus Buds. They were seized at an air cargo facility at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. The shipment originated from Hong Kong and was headed to Nevada. In what can only be described as an embarrassing gaffe, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection has seized a shipment of OnePlus Buds from Hong Kong, mistaking them for counterfeit Apple AirPods. THAT’S NOT AN 🍎 —@CBPNewYorkCity: https://t.co/XMgjkfT56i pic.twitter.com/Ofn9REJ9ZB— CBP (@CBP) September 14, 2020 While there is no doubt that the OnePlus Buds look a lot like the Apple AirPods in White, the retail boxes make it quite clear that they are legitimate products made by OnePlus. In a tweet announcing the seizure, CBP says the shipment would be valued at $398K, had they been genuine. CBP has also issued a press release praising its officers… Read full this story
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