Thursday, January 28, 2010

Launch of iPad May Lift Asian Manufacturers - Wish we manufactured stuff in the USa that the world wanted like iPhones... anybody want to buy a gun?

Launch of iPad May Lift Asian Manufacturers -

"The iPod and iPhone devices have already been a boon to component manufacturers in Asia, and many are hoping for a repeat performance. The true component mix won't be known until Apple begins shipping the device and third-party analysts can disassemble it to see what's inside. However, analysts keep their own list of likely suppliers.

'NAND flash memory chip makers such as Samsung, Toshiba, and Intel Corp. and Micron Corp.'s joint venture will likely see more demand since the device carries up to 64 gigabytes of storage,' said Nam Hyung Kim, director of equity research at Arete. 'This will be a good year for the memory-chip suppliers thanks to Apple and the rush by competitors to match Apple-like products.'

Wanli Wang, an analyst at HSBC Securities, expects iPad shipments to be between 3 million and 10 million this year. 'But given iPad's competitive pricing, we expect Apple to be able to ship up to the higher end of that range,' the analyst said."

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