A Taiwan-based Apple product manufacturer, Pegatron, has landed 15 million iPhone 5 orders from Apple, and is expected to start shipping in September of 2011. In addition, new "manpower" for factories has been hired to handle the iPhone 5 production load.
According to digitimes, who is citing some source, the iPhone 5 (iPhone 4S), does not seem to have any major update from iPhone 4:
Taiwan-based notebook maker Pegatron Technology is estimated to have landed orders for 15 million iPhone 5s (iPhone 4S) from Apple and is set to start shipping in September of 2011, according to sources from upstream component makers. In response, Pegatron declined to comment about its cooperation with clients.
In another report releated to the Cupertion company, Apple has plans on shipping some five million iPad 2 units during the month of July.
Five million touch sensors for the iPad 2 will be shipped in July, according to sources with Apple's supply chain. Shipments in June were also five million, with TPK Holding and Wintek supplying 1.4-1.6 million units each and the remaining by Cando, Sintek Photronic and Chimei Innolux (CMI), the sources indicated.