“Shipments of 9.7-inch iPad panels from LG Display reached 1.5 million units in November 2010, and fellow supplier Samsung Electronics’ shipments reached 1.2 million units for the month,” Rebecca Kuo and Yvonne Yu report for DigiTimes.
“LG Display is estimated to land orders for 35 million iPad panels in 2011, and Samsung and Chimei Innolux, who is scheduled to join Apple’s iPad supply chain in the first quarter of 2011, will each receive orders for 15 million units,” Kuo and Yu report. “Based on these estimates, iPad panel shipments (including first and second generation models) will reach 65 million units in 2011, which is significantly higher than market estimates of 45-48 million units for the year.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Lynn W.” for the heads up.]