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ReportTT: Apple looking to Pegatron to produce low-cost iPhone

Apple said to be using Pegatron for low-cost iPhone production.

@tracehagan
Published Wed, May 29 2013 6:02 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Apple is reportedly looking towards Pegatron to produce their rumored low-cost iPhone. The Wall Street Journal reports that Pegatron will be the primary producer of a new low-cost iPhone as Apple looks to diversify its supply chain. Up until 2011, Foxconn was responsible for all iPhone production.

ReportTT: Apple looking to Pegatron to produce low-cost iPhone | TweakTown.com

According to the report, which cites people familiar with the matter, Apple is making the shift in order to reduce risk. They note the issues Foxconn had with the iPhone 5, including scratches on the metal casings. Apple will also be producing more product lines and product, meaning they'll need more capacity.

Analysts also believe Pegatron is willing to accept lower profit margins while attempting to gain Apple's business, meaning higher profit for Apple.

NEWS SOURCE:online.wsj.com

Trace is a starving college student studying Computer Science. He has a love of the English language and an addiction for new technology and speculation. When he's not writing, studying, or going to class, he can be found on the soccer pitch, both playing and coaching, or on the mountain snowboarding.

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