Pegatron or Quanta to be Apple's second supplier for the next iPad
0. phoneArena 11 Jul 2011, 08:35 posted on
Besides Foxconn, which already has its hands full with Apple's next iPhone, and complains about it, Pegatron will be entering the game to help with both the next iPhone and the next iPad, it seems...
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1. ruyen (unregistered)
Can't do it in America of course... that would cut into profits too much.
F*cking outsourcing has screwed this country out of jobs sooo bad.
3. Jimmy R (unregistered)
Sad but true it's the American way.
2. gallitoking (Posts: 4704; Member since: 17 May 2011)
Pegatron??? sounds like Megatron younger brother... sorry I am into the Transformers hype. jejejeje
4. cheetah2k (Posts: 1116; Member since: 16 Jan 2011)
I'm surprised that Pegatron got the contract seeing as they are Asus's contractor buiding laptops and (ironically) the Asus Transformer - which they have been unable to produce in large quantities for quite some time.
Apple needs quantity (and generally not quality) in order to maintain their business case and profit, and based on Asus's issues, I can't see Pegatron delivering.
So, maybe this first batch is a small one, just to see the thru-put and productivity before signing off on a big contract.
Asus also better watch themselves. I'm sure their production will be impacted upon just to make the earth move for Apple