“Sales of the iPad in 2011 could exceed some of the highest expectations, as overseas component makers have indicated that Apple could sell 45 million of its touchscreen tablet this year,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
“Analyst Brian White with Ticonderoga Securities is on day 6 of his tech trip to China and Taiwan,” Hughes reports. “In his meetings with component suppliers, sources have revealed expectations that Apple will sell between 40 million and 45 million iPads in 2011.”
Hughes reports, “White said he heard those same figures in a separate visit to Asia last fall, but ‘at the time, this number was difficult for many investors and some in the media to get their heads around.'”
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