Taiwan replaced Japan as the iphone5 parts suppliers

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by niu999, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. niu999 macrumors newbie

    Apr 7, 2011
    According to Taiwan media, Taiwan's four electronics manufacturers Apple has recently been increased to be launched this summer iPhone5 product list list of suppliers of components, parts suppliers iPhone5 marked shift from Japan to Taiwan.
    This four Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn Electronics, respectively, Cheng Uei Precision (Foxlink), gold wafer as electronic and optical). Foxconn Electronics will become the latest Apple iPhone5 headset suppliers. Earlier, Japan's Foster iPhone headset supplier of Apple, but Apple has led to appreciation of the yen has had to find new suppliers cost-effective. Reported that the value of the relevant orders are expected at 50 billion Taiwan dollars (about 171.7 million U.S. dollars). Cheng Uei Precision will offer Apple's iPhone5 headphone jack.

    HDI board as inadequate supply of apple for new products such as electronic payment provider. The original supplier of the product in Taiwan and Taiwan Compeq Unimicron is still Apple's suppliers. Epistar LED manufacturer LED manufacturer in Japan with the establishment of strategic alliances after ToyodaGosei may be added, Apple's supply chain.

    Apple turned to suppliers in Taiwan from Japan for the next generation of iPhone, this may be necessary. Apple has been forced to raise the price of the iPhone4 and other fees may also push for the product price. Biography Qualcomm dual-core mobile chip set manufacturing costs may increase. Apple may be using a dual-core chips, the other to upgrade storage capacity may also lead to similar price increases.

    Reported that Apple's iPhone component suppliers after the transfer from Japan to Taiwan, one of the obstacles may be the supplier of Taiwan patent issues. Epistar recently reached an agreement with the ToyodaGosei will make Epistar the right to use the Japanese supplier of the patent.

  2. AndrewR23 macrumors 68040

    Jun 24, 2010
    Hopefully the 5 comes out this summer.
  3. BlindMellon macrumors 65816


    Apr 4, 2011
    sounds like apple is shifting production to shoot for a summer iphone 5 release...

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