According to a report, Apple’s manufacturing partners overseas will start manufacturing the upcoming second generation of iPad the iPad 2 in February which would be followed by the manufacturing of the iPhone 5 in May. China’s commercial time have reported that limited production of iPad 2 will be starting from the next month i.e. February. The companies shipment for the second quarter of 2011 is expected to increase significantly, it is expected that iPad 2 sales will cross over the peak of sales attain by its predecessor.
It is also reported that Foxconn have once again taken the lead in getting the greater share of the pie, as it remains apples biggest manufacturing partner. Foxconn have previously manufactured iPhone 4, iPad and Mac systems for Apple. One of the biggest suppliers of Apples product Pegatron is also involved in the device this time around.
The report also claims that the “mass production” of iPhone 5 will start in May and as we all know that Apple always release the new generation of iPhone somewhere around in June, so the mass production of iPhone 5 makes sense.
This report also states that Apples Charismatic Steve Jobs won’t be attending the Mac World conference on the 26th of January, Due to his health issues. Jobs a pancreatic cancer survivor has turn around so many things for Apple from the last decade. His recent health issue is scaring a lot of potential investors these days.