RUMOR: Pegatron Shipping 10 Million CMDA iPhones in 2011
Posted on October 28, 2010 by vincent oliver
DigiTimes says sources at Pegatron Technology are expecting to ship 10 million CDMA iPhones in 2011. If this is true, it basically confirms that a Verizon iPhone will be coming next year.
Pegatron Technology internally expects its Apple CDMA iPhone shipments to reach 10 million units in 2011 and the company has recently started to gear up and is installing new equipment as well as hiring about 10,000 new employees at its plant in Shanghai, China, according to sources from component makers. Commenting on the news, Pegatron CEO Jason Chang declined to discuss its clients, but pointed out that the increase in employees is mainly to handle growing smartphone business and he expects revenues in the first quarter of 2011 to see a strong increase