Apple increases Retina iPad mini orders as component bottlenecks decrease, say sources

“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.]

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