Apple Lowers iPhone 4 Shipment Volume For 2nd Quarter
Apple has reportedly lowered iPhone 4 shipment volumes ahead of the launch of the iPhone 4S expected around September, according to DigiTimes.
Apple has lowered its expected shipment volume of iPhone 4 for the second quarter of 2011 from 20 million units, to 17.5-18 million units consisting of 16 million units of the 3G version and 1.5-2 million units of the CDMA version, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.
According to DigiTimes production of the iPhone 4S will begin in August and launch as early as September.
All the 3G and CDMA chips for iPhone 4S will be supplied by Qualcomm and the rear camera will be upgraded to a 8-megapixel resolution model with OmniVision Technologies and Taiwan-based Largan Precision to supply image sensors and lens kits respectively, the sources indicated.