Pegatron is to start delivering the new iPhone 5 handsets to Apple late September, a report by DigiTimes. There is news from the internal sources of industry that Pegatron is going to become the second largest original design manufacturer for the next generation iPhone, as the Apple has made an order for 10 million units for its fifth generation handset.
There is a report that it is trying to get more work from the Apple. The profit margins for the Pegatron on the iPhone handsets are comparatively small, thus it has trained up staff and revised factories for the reason to win manufacturing business for the MacBook and iPad. Foxconn has always worked for Apple to make sure that it remains the primary manufacturer for iPhone and iPad which are selling wildly in the market. There was a report a fortnight ago that Apple has given has booked an order for 15 million units of iPhone to Pegatron. Yet a recent report suggests that the order may hover from 10 to 15 million handsets. These10 million unitsare not going to be a huge problem for Pegatron as it has immense experience in the field and has worked already in the past for Apple.
The more the time for the launch of iPhone fifth generation handset is approaching, the more speculations and rumors are abounding about when it is really getting in to the hands of the customers. Telus, a Canadian carrier, has reported that the release of the iPhone 5 is going to be in the first week of October which is also endorsed by All Things D.
The launch of the next generation iPhone 5 is getting close, this is clear. There is a report that Apple has begun the shipping of the handsets to its carriers for the final and last testing. This was done covertly as Apple didn’t want anyone to even get the glimpse of the new device as what is there for them in the new iPhone model. Analyst, Shaw Wu, is of the view that it is going to be an even bigger surprise for customers than their expectations. He is sure that they would have kept the iPhone 5 on even bigger diet than the previous model, with a lighter design, thinner shape, and dual core A5 processor with a larger screen and an 8 megapixels resolutioncamera.Thus it is going to be another blockbuster for the Apple.