Apple Watch order slashes in half due to alleged manufacturing issues

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A latest rumors from Asian suppliers believe Apple should have halved due to problems in the production of AMOLED panels to produce 2.5 to 3 million to 1.25 million to 1.5 million units of Apple Watch per month.

According to the report of the Economic Daily News from Taiwan (Google translation, via MacRumors) Apple is currently struggling with manufacturing problems Apple Watch displays.

The AMOLED panels are currently used exclusively by LG Display (LGD), the touch panel of F-TPK Chen Hong. These components are composed of a Quanta Display for Apple Watch. Only 30 to 40 percent of the LG panels to be useful for the sale, according to the current report. It was originally expected that LG Display should provide 5 million panels per month.

Furthermore, there is alleged difficulty in assembling the SmartWatch by Qantas. The company that primarily known by the building computers should have problems with the comparatively small Apple Watch.

Reason for the supposed production problems of the display to be the process for the production of flexible OLED panels. LGD for years but has experience in the production of such displays, which is why the report from the Economic Daily News is to be treated with caution. In addition, Apple should have a contingency plan ready for such obstacles.

Last week it was announced that Apple and Samsung, Foxconn, therefore, should have got as a partner for the production of the Apple Watch on board.

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