Asia Express - Computing
Compal Expects to See 30% Growth in Tablet Shipments in 2016
November 13, 2015
Compal is upbeat about its tablet business in 2016, expecting to see a 30% increase in the 20 million tablets shipped this year, thanks to the company's growing share in iPad mini contract manufacturing orders, reported Commercial Times on November 13. As for the smartphone business, the company is going to launch production lines in India in 1Q16 with a production capacity of 200,000 units a month. Following Foxconn and Inventec, Compal will be the third Taiwanese contract makers taking part in the "Make in India" initiative. Compal has shipped around 30 million smartphones so far this year. The company projects a single-digit growth in smartphone shipments in 2016.