“The launch of Apple Inc’s iPad2 tablet will be delayed to June from April as maker Hon Hai faces production bottlenecks due to the device’s new design, Taiwanese brokerage Yuanta Securities said in a note,” Clare Jim and Roger Tung report for Reuters.
“Component makers had to change their production processes after Apple made design changes to the iPad2,” Jim and Tung report.
“The note said that if the launch of the iPad2 is delayed by two months, total iPad shipments would be 23 million units this year, down from the broker’s original forecast of 30.6 million units,” Jim and Tung report.
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