Sep 082011

AppleCiting “industry sources,” Digitimes is reporting that production of the still unannounced Apple iPhone 5 is now well underway. Component suppliers such as lens maker Largan Precision, touch panel maker TPK Holding and battery vendors Simplo and Dynapack are operating at full capacity and Foxconn Electronics is already producing some 150,000 units a day.

September iPhone 5 shipments should fall between 5 and 6 million units and top 22 million for the fourth quarter. At the same time, iPhone 4 (both GSM and CDMA) shipments will begin to taper off.

Digitimes also reports that Pegatron which is supposed to have landed iPhone 5 orders as well will not begin shipping until 2012. No reason was given for the delay.

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Jerome Skalnik

Jerome is Gadgetorama's founder and Editor. His interest in mobile devices goes back to the Compaq PC Companion C120 and there has not been a time since that he has not had a mobile device (or more) on him.

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