CUPERTINO, Apple Inc. (AAPL) – According to a recent report released by well known sources, Taiwan-based Quanta Computer is about to start a mass productions of Apple’s upcoming wearable iWatch, which is expected to be launched in October. It still remains unclear whether this watch will be named as iWatch or something else. But Apple followers have been quite familiar with the name iWatch.
However, Apple’s first foray into the wearable niche also indicates company’s direct intentions of warfare against Samsung, which has already experienced a fair amount of limelight in this category.
According to sources familiar with this matter, iWatch’s mass production will definitely be beneficial and encouraging to Tailwan’s Quanta Computer, whose association with Apple was confined to laptops and iPods earlier. Quanta’s overall contribution in the development of Apple’s wearable category is likely to raise questions on the involvement of Hon Hai precision Industry, who has been Apple’s big time suppliers.
Apple’s entry into the wearable technology has always been a topic of excitement for Apple followers as well as the researchers and analysts, and the start date if its mass production remained unenlightened till the date. Apart from unfolding the information about iWatch’s mass production and launch details, sources familiar with this matter opted to remain authorless, as Apple’s production plans are always intrinsical.
Apple is likely to introduce iWatch with screen size of 2.5 inches diagonally and slightly rectangular, and will feature a touch interface and wireless charging capabilities. Apple is basically expecting to ship 50 million units initially within the first year of the release. Currently, the watch under trial production at Quanta, which will be having association with Apple as the main manufacturer the wearable watch, according to the sources.
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