“iPad 2 production restraints that affected Apple last quarter are said to have ‘significantly improved,’ allowing for improved availability of the in-demand tablet,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
“Analyst Shaw Wu with Sterne Agee said Friday that Apple has found better yields in iPad 2 production through retooling and conversion of more overseas production lines,” Hughes reports. “These changes have gone a long way in addressing the supply issues Apple experienced last quarter.”
Hughes reports, “But he also cautioned that Apple is along way from meeting its internal goals for iPad 2 production… ‘From our understanding, [Apple] still has a ways to hit the [second half] goal of 3-4 million units per month but getting closer,’ Wu wrote. Accordingly, Wu has increased his estimates for iPad sales in the current, third fiscal quarter of 2011 for Apple. He now sees the company selling 6.8 million iPads, up from his previous prediction of 5.9 million.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn W.” for the heads up.]