The Wall Street Journal is reporting that research company ThinkEquity is claiming that Apple’s Taiwanese manufacturing partners have dropped the ball, and are experiencing iPad production delays. Our checks in Taiwan indicate some minor delays on the iPad. The manufacturing of the iPads was supposed to pick up in February, but volumes even in March […]
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More iPad Delay Reports Surface

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that research company ThinkEquity is claiming that Apple’s Taiwanese manufacturing partners have dropped the ball, and are experiencing iPad production delays.

Our checks in Taiwan indicate some minor delays on the iPad. The manufacturing of the iPads was supposed to pick up in February, but volumes even in March are still low. Current volumes are much lower than the market expected but most checks are indicating minor delays. The delays do not appear to be a glass or manufacturing process delays.

Other reports from earlier in the week have been claiming that iPad production delays may lead to shortages or even a delay in launch for Apple’s upcoming tablet device.

That said, there have been plenty of rumors claiming that the iPad will launch within Apple’s “60 days” (from the announcement date) timeframe. Some have specifically pegged the date at March 26th.

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