iPad Mini Shipments Expected to Reach 8 Million in 4Q12
Shipments of the iPad mini are expected to reach 8 million in 4Q12, reports DigiTimes.
Taiwan-based makers have prepared 10-12 million iPad mini's worth of components for shipping in the fourth quarter, the sources indicated. However, supplies of touch panels has been insufficient, the sources pointed out. Therefore, only eight million iPad minis are expected to be shipped in the quarter.
It's expected that as yield rates increase, iPad mini shipments could increase to 13 million units for 1Q13.