About to import headphones, earphones or other portable audio products from China? In this article, we cover everything startups and other small businesses must know:
- Product categories
- How to find the right supplier on Alibaba or Globalsources
- Buying private label audio products
- Customizing design
- Mandatory safety standards and labels
- MOQ Requirements
- Trade shows for portable audio products
Earphone and Headphone manufacturers all tend to be specialized in a certain niche.
While they may cover one or more categories, you should only be on the lookout for suppliers that are making your type of earphones or headphones.
A few examples follow below:
- Wired Earphones
- Wired Headphones
- Bluetooth Earphones
- Bluetooth Headphones
- Gaming Headphones
- Surround Sound Headphones
- Apple MFi Certified Earphones
- Wired Headsets
- Wireless Headsets
- USB Headsets
Most manufacturers are either making wired earphones. These suppliers also often make USB cables and other related products.
At the other end of the spectrum, Bluetooth headphone and earphone manufacturers also tend to manufacture Bluetooth speakers, and other wireless audio products.
Portable Audio Products Supplier List
Below follows an overview of some established suppliers in China:
- CYD Electronics (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd
- Guangzhou Yison Electron Technology Co., Limited
- Dongguan Siyoto Electronics Co. Ltd
- Shenzhen Joway Power Supply Co. Ltd
- Shenzhen Senshao Technology Co., Ltd.
As you can see above, these suppliers are concentrated to the pearl river delta, and Shenzhen and Dongguan i particular.
Earphones & Headphones Customization Options
When importing earphones and headphones from China, you can either buy an ODM or OEM product. Keep reading to learn the difference.