Report: LG Display sees 90% drop in shipments of 9.7 inch Apple iPad screens
0. phoneArena 27 Feb 2013, 18:56 posted on
According to a report, LG Display saw the number of 9.7 inch Apple iPad screens it shipped drop from 6 million units in December to just 600,000 in January as the Apple iPad mini, with its 7.9 inch display, has proven to be extremely popular along with lower priced Android tablets; LG Display is still shipping 3.5 million-4 million panels for the smaller model of Apple's tablet...
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1. sumenep (Posts: 3; Member since: 27 Feb 2013)
2013 will be remembered as the year Tim Cook Trashed Apple.
15. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)
no, Cook broke the rule Apple = exclusivity....so there is no reason to buy any Apple product because every one can afford it and their products are completely inferior
just imagine they call smartphone the iToy where you even can not choose your default app!!!
thats not a smartphone, that is just
an iCONBOARD!! with some good games :)
2. _Bone_ (Posts: 2154; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)
The iPad Mini should be called iRony. Those millions who trashed small tablets and small pixel density of Android devices buy it the most having little impact on the Android sales, so Apple only managed to create competition to itself and is generating far less profit. Same thing will happen if an cheap iPhone will come out, the loyal fan base will step down to mid-range while everyone else will choose Android or W8.
3. yyuu1000 (Posts: 201; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)
that should be the finall push to end apple R.I.P. apple
10. Tre-Nitty (Posts: 468; Member since: 16 Nov 2010)
So let's just say Apple ended(dumbest comment ever), what good would it do for anybody? You think Android doesn't need Apple genius? You don't think Google loves having Apple continue to be successful? Without Apple, Google suffers big time dummy!
11. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
Apple - Patent Trolling - Price gouging + Features == OK for me :)
16. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)
Apple - Patent Trolling - Price gouging + Features == my Nexus devices.....so I use Apple 10 years future products :)
19. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
I'd love to see an end to apple and ios. Makes more room for Tizen and Ubuntu and such. Plus one less thing for those pretentious coffee-shop inhabitants to tent their girly jeans to.
21. joey_sfb (Posts: 5441; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)
Remember apple user, each time you pull out your iPhone the stare the 78% give is of disgust!!
4. yyuu1000 (Posts: 201; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)
well that is bad for apple start getting ANDRIOD people
6. dorianb (Posts: 592; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)
Didn't that dead guy say something about no one wanting a smaller tablet?
Can you say 4.5" or more iPhone?
7. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1345; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)
Got to love it every time Apple has bad news. I have no love for a company wanting to battle competition in a courtroom instead of releasing product that is more superior than the competition. Only a matter of time when the isheeep runs away from the wolf.
Apple can take their 4" iPhone 5s with outdated iOS and shove it up their a$$es come fall time!!!
8. gallitoking (Posts: 4718; Member since: 17 May 2011)
this tells me that people want cheap stuff.. that's why Android is becoming popular .. Apple makes a below retina display ipad mini and sales take off... is sad that people no longer look quality products and settle for cheap mid range Gingerbread smart phones...
12. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
This tells me that days of 9.7 are over. market dynamics keep changing and if one doesn't adapt they end up being RIM and Nokia ... i would put your comment other way round .. people have woken up to fact that iPad is worthless for the money that it sells for and hence are going for other alternatives. Expensive or Cheap is just a perception and nothing absolute. People want more bang for every buck spent :)
17. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)
have you seen Sony Xperia Z? I presume you read just Apple.com :)
you should read more to know more :)
9. nikenturd (unregistered)
Ouch....full sized iPads are dying? well whatever....that's still good news to my ears
13. gallison1983 (Posts: 47; Member since: 19 Dec 2012)
Perhaps we are looking at market saturation? Google would probably rather see Apple succeed than fail. After all, they stand to take a huge hit on losing iOS revenues. It's widely known that Google makes more money off of an iPhone than an Android device any day. I would imagine that you all would love to see Apple crumble and Android standing on top. Unfortunately, that would lead to very bad things. Basically, Android would be a monopoly and gain the power to... wait for it... dictate the market with its influence. So in other words, lets kick out the dreaded competition that is regarded as dictatorial in its operation and replace it with a product that would gain the ability to be dictatorial in its operation. Competition drives innovation. Monopolies drive stagnation.
20. MalarangengTukangNgutil (Posts: 3; Member since: 28 Feb 2013)
Competition drives innovation
OpenSource is a competition+coorporation = speed up innovation by the power of the number of manufacture.
Apple = courtroom = trouble !!!
Apple = less competition = more lawsuit = less innovation.
We don't need apple for android manufacture to compete. Android alone without apple would be better.
Apple bankrupt = everybody happy
14. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
This is the heat of Thermo Nuclear War ... bigger iPad melts first :)
18. JojoGo101 (Posts: 211; Member since: 17 Dec 2012)
The iPad Mini has been a big hit because of it's form factor, and the most innovative thing since Steve Jobs. ( Yes, more innovative than the Retina Display on the iPad 3)