AirPods, Apple Watch, and HomePod, which have helped Apple to offset waning sales of its bestselling iPhone this year, are not included in a temporary reprieve on tariffs by the Trump administration and will face a 10% levy on September 1.
The administration said on Tuesday some major items, such as laptops and cellphones. including Apple’s MacBooks and iPhones, will not face tariffs until December 15. The delay affecting some of Apple’s biggest-selling products helped send its shares up about 4% in early afternoon trading.
Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Items that face tariffs on September 1 include consumer electronics such as smart watches, fitness trackers, smart speakers, and Bluetooth headphones. These were after the manufacturers sent comment letters to