“The LCD supply chain (including panel makers, component suppliers, subcontract manufacturing companies) has started to gear up for Apple: in the second half of 2012, Apple will launch three new products (a first): iPhone 5, iPad Mini and New iPad refresh model,” Hsieh reports. “These mobile devices will require displays with high resolution, slim form factor, light weight and low power consumption. And certainly, these features are keeping the LCD supply chain very busy.”
Hsieh reports, “DisplaySearch’s estimates of near-term production for these Apple products are shown in the table. The LCD supply chain companies involved in the Apple new products include Corning, Japan Display, LG Display, Sharp, AUO, Chimei Innolux, Samsung, Radiant, Coretronic, TPK, Wintek as well as Foxconn.”
Production forecast for Apple products (Million units)
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]