“Supply volume of Apple’s 7.85-inch iPad is estimated to reach four million units per month starting in September in order to prepare for demand from year-end holidays, according to sources from the upstream supply chain,” Max Wang and Joseph Tsai report for DigiTimes.

“The sources pointed out that the supply chain already started supplying a small volume of 7.85-inch iPad in June with a monthly volume at around several hundreds of thousand,” Wang and Tsai report.

Read more in the full article here.

Related articles:
Jefferies: Both ‘iPad mini’ and ‘Apple iTV’ now in production; ups AAPL target price to $900, reiterates ‘Buy’ – August 17, 2012
‘iPad mini’ to feature very thin side bezels in portrait orientation, sources say (with photo) – August 15, 2012
NYT: Apple developing 7.85-inch iPad to be announced this year – July 15, 2012
Bloomberg: Apple preps smaller iPad, sources say – July 5, 2012
WSJ: Apple’s ‘iPad mini’ launch nears – July 5, 2012