Pegatron archive

  • Plastic iPhone confirmed by undercover sting at manufacturing plant
    Phones

    Plastic iPhone confirmed by undercover sting at manufacturing plant

    By 29 July 2013

    An undercover operation undertaken by China Labor Watch has all-but confirmed that production of a low-cost, plastic-backed iPhone model is under way. The organisation initially went into Chinese manufacturer Pegatron to investigate alleged labour rights...

  • iPad mini production in full flow, battle between manufacturers
    Tablets

    iPad mini production in full flow, battle between manufacturers

    By 18 September 2012

    It is being reported that Taiwanese manufacturer Pegatron has nabbed the rights to build 50 to 60 per cent of iPad minis slated for release this year. Formerly exclusive iPad manufacturer Foxconn will be handling the other 40 to 50 per cent. However,...

  • New iPhone 5 in production, sources claim
    Phones

    New iPhone 5 in production, sources claim

    By 23 July 2012

    More reports have surfaced suggesting that the iPhone 5 is already in production in China. However, rather than the next-gen iPhone being crafted by Foxconn, it now appears that Apple could instead be turning to it’s other manufacturing partner, Pegatron. ...

  • Apple drops Foxconn for iPad 3 production
    Tablets

    Apple drops Foxconn for iPad 3 production

    By 29 July 2011

    Foxconn has lost the production contract for the Apple iPad 3, with the Cupertino company opting for rival Taiwanese manufacturer Pegatron instead. According to Taiwan Economic News, Pegatron (which sounds like one of the Transformers) underbid Hon Hai...