As published on WJS that Apple Inc has added Sharp Corp, Electronics manufacture from japan as a supplier for their product specially for next generation tablet. iPad has planned launch on the next year.
As we know that Apple, Inc. has conflict with Samsung Electronics Co., a giant electronics manufacture from south korean. Samsung is a Apple’s biggest competitors in the smartphone and tablet markets. The two companies have been suing one another for patent violations in courts around the world as they vie for the top spot in each market. So that’s may be a reason why Apple’s plan to use LCD panel from Sharp.
And an indication if the Sharp will supply LCD IPAD is a statement of Kameyama No. 2 plant in Mie Prefecture, said that so far Sharp Corp. only produced LCD panels for the TVs, but starting at end this year will start mass-producing smaller displays for mobile devices.
And important to know that last month 11.1 million iPads sold, in its fiscal fourth quarter ended Sept. 24, compared with 4.2 million a year earlier. In that quarter, the company’s profit rose 54% from a year earlier to $6.6 billion, while revenue rose 39% to $28.27 billion.
That’s the news I read on WJS on november 25, 2011. We wait for its realization. Bravo Apple’s, Bravo iPad.!