“Apple Computer is expected to ship a total of 10 million desktop PCs and notebooks in 2006, with its major contract makers Foxconn Electronics, Quanta Computer and Asustek Computer to benefit, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) cited Taiwan PC manufacturers as saying,” Jessie Shen reports for DigiTimes. “As reported on January 2005, Foxconn manufactures Apple’s Mac mini computers, Quanta holds orders for the PowerBook series and Asustek has orders for Apple’s iBook models. The EDN report further noted that Quanta also manufactures Apple’s upcoming MacBook Pro, which supports a 2GHz Intel Core Duo processor.”
Shen reports, “For the desktop PC segment, iMac models featuring CRT displays are produced by Foxconn, whereas Quanta manufactures the LCD panel-based iMac series, according to the EDN report.”
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MacDailyNews Note: In 2005, Apple shipped a total of 4.742 million Macs.
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