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Quanta downsizing its Taiwan production line due to diminishing orders, RIM's PlayBook to blame

0. phoneArena posted on 21 Sep 2011, 05:23

This 3000-strong line was reportedly built purposefully for assembling RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook, but the orders have started to diminish significantly, therefore Quanta decided to cut its losses and move on to greener pastures. The QNX tablet accounts for just about 1% of Quanta's revenue, so the impact won't be significant...

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posted on 21 Sep 2011, 06:53

1. HTCiscool (Posts: 449; Member since: 16 Jul 2011)

Yes! Definitely will buy this if there is a fire sale. apart from the iPad this is perhaps the smoothest tablet I've used.

posted on 21 Sep 2011, 06:57

2. lubba (Posts: 1313; Member since: 17 Jan 2011)

You don't start copying other people's work just because they were successful at what they did. Have to come out with something better that consumers want to look at and buy. Example, Motorola jumped in the Android bandwagon and lost at the end.

posted on 21 Sep 2011, 08:46

3. Playbook (unregistered)

Hell yea.. already bought playbook from Bestbuy... if fire sale then i'll keep it.. if not I'll return this playbook...

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