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Pegatron Plans to be the Second iPhone 5 Supplier

Written on August 03, 2011 by Lulu

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Pegatron is still on track with their plans to be the second iPhone 5 supplier, and would ship in the devices in September.

is still on track with its plan to be the second supplier of the . The said firm’s order is now expected to be at 10 million rather than its previous hinted order at 15 million. However, it will still ship finished products in September. The said data partly contradicted the rumor that the new Apple smartphone might not be released until October, since Pegatron would be shipping directly to Apple and customers.

Pegatron, the primary manufacturer of CDMA iPhones, is known in the manufacturing base. However, it currently plays runner-up to Foxconn which handles GSM iPhones. As revealed that the 5 might be a dual-mode phone, it may turn Pegatron’s production into a compliment rather than a vital responsibility. This kind of strategy might prevent the chronic shortages and international delays that plagued most releases to date — and might also occur on the 5.

Irrespective of the iPhone plans, Pegatron is hoping to boost its responsibility to include the and Macs. iPhone margins are said to be small, and leaves the company eager to diversify its contracts. Pegatron was originally ’ manufacturing wing and still produces notebooks for and other companies. These includes eight to ten million planned for in 2012.

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