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Apple Picks Up iPad 3 Suppliers Amid Increasing Competitors

by on July 26th, 2011

A new report from DigiTimes indicates that Apple may have picked several Taiwan-based companies to supply parts for the unannounced, but upcoming, iPad 3.

Taiwan-based IC design houses Novatek Microelectronics, Richtek Technology, Capella Microsystems (Taiwan) and Integrated Memory Logic (iML) have reportedly entered the supply chain for iPad 3, according to industry sources.

The DigiTimes report further indicates that Apple may be looking to adjust the cost structure of future iPad devices to better compete among numerous competitors. To do so, Apple seems to be interested in using integrated circuits from Taiwan-based manufacturers.

While the implications of using lower cost parts is unknown, it could point toward a lower price for future iPad devices.

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