“Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world’s largest contract electronics maker, plans to ship at least 10 million third-generation iPhones for Apple Inc., a person familiar with the situation told Dow Jones Newswires,” Wei Yi reports for Dow Jones.
“The person, who declined to be named, said Apple will likely launch the new generation iPhone as early as the second quarter,” Yi reports. “‘Hon Hai is ready to ship anytime. It is just waiting for the nod from Apple,’ said the person.”
“Last week, another person familiar with the situation told Dow Jones Newswires that Hon Hai had received an exclusive contract to make an advanced version of the iPhone,” Yi reports.
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MacDailyNews Take: Yeah, but, “When?!” What’s the timeframe for shipping these 10 million iPhones? Ship ’em all in 2008? Ship ’em all in Q3 2008, with another 10 million shipments planned for Q4 08? Ship half this year and save half for 2009? Just asking, that’s all.