Apple continues to struggle with a shortage of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, going into one of the most profitable periods in a calendar year. For this the company has increased the burden on their partners, especially at Pegatron. We already know that the manufacturer has received an additional order on the iPhone 6, and first began to assemble iPhone 6 Plus. According to recent reports, the redistribution of production in favor of Pegatron will continue in 2015.
According to Focus Taiwan, in 2015, Pegatron will get more than half of the total production of 4.7-inch smartphones Apple next generation. Paper calls these devices only as iPhone 6s. Such a maneuver Apple will be another step in the diversification of the supply chain, which Tim Cook started back in 2011. The increase in the number of suppliers, and in this case, to increase participation Pegatron, allows the company to reduce its dependence on Foxconn and minimize possible risks.
Presumably, more than half of the 4.7-inch smartphone Apple will give the next generation is at the mercy of Pegatron. At the same time in question is the distribution of the order of 5.5-inch iPhone follower 6 Plus. Thus, Apple could make a bet on Pegatron as a manufacturer of conditional iPhone 6s, and Foxconn at the same time focus on the broader production planshetofonov. Ideally, this will avoid the deficit, what happened with many models flagship smartphones this year.
It is worth recalling that in September it was the Chinese Foxconn came as the sole manufacturer of iPhone 6 Plus, as well as most of the iPhone 6. Pegatron originally settled for only 30%, but then the distribution of orders was revised. In any case, any optimization of Apple in the production should be perceived positively at least for the reason that the lack of devices at the start of sales affects every year more and more customers.