“Taiwanese contract manufacturer Pegatron Corp sees revenue in its communications and consumer electronics segments growing 40-50 percent in the third quarter compared to the last as it ramps up shipments for major clients like Apple Inc and Sony Corp.,” Claire Jim reports for Reuters.
“The company is grabbing more orders from Apple while the California-based tech giant diversifies its suppliers and is the sole assembler for cheaper iPhone models to be released next month, according to sources,” Jim reports. “‘It does look like Pegatron will do better in H2 because of its non-PC segment. It will mostly come from Apple’s cheaper iPhone and Sony’s PlayStation 4,’ said Daiwa Securities analyst Steven Tseng.”
Jim reports, “Pegatron currently makes older smartphone models for Apple, including the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4, as well as the iPad Mini [sic] and is set to help supply the upcoming cheaper iPhone model that will come with five to six colored plastic casings, sources said.”
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