Apple Has Reportedly Begun Production of the iWatch in Small Quantities

Apple Has Reportedly Begun Production of the iWatch in Small Quantities

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Apple has reportedly begun production of the iWatch in small quantities, according to supply chain sources cited by the China Times.

Additionally, it's reported that the iWatch will be built using SiPs (System-in-Package modules) rather than PCBs (Printed Circuit Boards), meaning that the iWatch's processor, memory, storage, and other components will likely be wrapped up into a single package.

Kinsus Interconnect Technology Corp, NanyaPCB and ASE Group (a.k.a. Advanced Semiconductor) are said to be the ones responsible for the production of the SiP modules.

Supply chain sources are expecting shipments of 2.5 to 3 million units in Q2. Production is said to ramp up to 14-15 million units for Q3.

A recent report from KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo has Apple producing the iWatch in 1.3-inch and 1.5-inch sizes to accommodate different sized wrists. Both are said to utilize flexible AMOLED displays with sapphire glass covers for scratch protection. The device will reportedly integrate numerous biometric sensors, a NFC chip, and have a slim, light, 'fashionable appearance'.

It's believed that Apple could announce the iWatch alongside the iPhone 6 this fall. Please follow iClarified on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or RSS for updates.

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Apple Has Reportedly Begun Production of the iWatch in Small Quantities

NatTits - May 2, 2014 at 1:42pm
@NAt, are you that flexible too, how about samshit like to test your flexibility. how many iwatches has apple had intriduce so far, maybe 20 or around, that's how many Nat's are out here waiting for apple to delivered a watch, never mind an iwatch.
Tits bitcher anive and below - May 2, 2014 at 2:08pm
How about some Proof like I'm going to listen to such bragging gimmick right away as if you guess an answer on the test. What success did others have before apple oh around more failures since inspiration from apple is the only way. Why else did fart watch has an 80s look as a resemblence like your life, never mind you anyway. Oh and by your name I clearly know you are this person:
vueapp - April 30, 2014 at 12:35am
i'm guess they mean flexible amoled screen to make a curve shape then sapphire covered. sapphire doesn't bend so it's not going to be a flexible watch. but if i am wrong and they pull it off somehow, that would be nice. but again, i'm pretty sure they mean the screen will be curved to fit the wrist but not flexible.
Nat - April 29, 2014 at 6:22pm
Flexible? Hell yeah now samshit can copy that.
smart one - April 29, 2014 at 7:08pm
hmm....but samsung already made a curved smartwatch >>> so going off your logic, doesn't that mean apple would be copying the smart watch concept + the curved screen concept from samsung, or is it only copying to you if samsung does it second?
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