iPhone 4S supply chain winners and losers

“As has been the case with every new iPhone, the arrival of iPhone 4S marked re-shuffling on the supply chain end as some parts makers fell out of favor with Apple’s management and new ones surfaced,” Christian Zibreg reports for 9to5Mac.

iPhone 4S “is being assembled by Taiwan-based contract manufacturers Pegatron (an Asustek spin-off) and Hon Hai Precision Industry. The latter – also known under the Western moniker Foxconn – will be churning out iPhone 4 units this year, to be joined by Pegatron in 2012,” Zibreg reports. “Pegatron is reportedly tasked with building approximately one in seven iPhone 4S units.”

Zibreg reports, “UBS Research put together a list of potential key suppliers of components for the iPhone 4S.”

UBS Research-Potential iPhone 4S Suppliers

Much more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]


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