Asia Express - Computing
Quanta, Foxconn Reportedly to Manufacture Apple's MacBook
October 17, 2008
Taiwanese Quanta and Foxconn reportedly have secured separate contract manufacturing orders from Apple for its latest MacBook lineup, according to a Dow Jones report on October 16, citing Taiwanese newspaper Apple Daily. The latest lineup was launched on October 15 with a price tag of US$999. It is reported that the two Taiwanese contract suppliers will manufacture a total of around 300,000-400,000 Apple's MacBooks initially. Additionally, Foxconn will also deliver notebook PC key components. Further details regarding the value of orders were not yet disclosed though.