“As bottlenecks in making components for the iPad mini with Retina have gradually been removed, Apple has increase orders in November to nearly four million units, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers,” Max Wang and Joseph Tsai report for DigiTimes.
“Currently, Apple’s orders for the iPad mini with Retina have already surpassed those for the first-generation iPad mini, the sources noted,” Wang and Tsai report. “Shortages of Retina displays were the main reason causing the iPad mini to suffer from tight supply since manufacturing a 7-inch Retina display is more difficult than a 9.7-inch one, the sources explained.”
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[Attribution: AppleInsider. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]