“After briefing AppleInsider exclusively last month on the components expected to find their way into the new iPads, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of Concord Securities has provide additional details on the five million unit supply Apple is reportedly amassing prior to its launch in the coming months,” Daniel Eran Dilger and Kasper Jade report for AppelInsider.
“As previously reported, Apple is expected to offer its second-gen iPad in three versions: a WiFi only model, a GSM/UMTS version for AT&T and most other carriers globally, and a CDMA/EVDO model for Verizon (and possibly other CDMA carriers in the future),” Dilger and Jade report. “The naming convention for these three models is said to be K93, K94 and K95, respectively.”
Dilger and Jade report, “In speaking to AppleInsider, Kuo said his checks in the Far East indicate production figures of 38 percent for the K93 WiFi model, 46 percent of the K46 3G model, and 16 percent for the Verizon-compatible K95 CDMA version. This indicates that Apple apparently expects most iPad 2 users will opt for 3G models…”
More info in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Judge Bork” for the heads up.]