Apple's suppliers will make approximately 12 million phones during 2007, nine million GSM versions and three million 3G versions, a Taipei-based analyst revealed to vnunet.com, on condition of anonymity.
The choice of different component suppliers for each model reinforces earlier claims that the two products will be substantially different.
Apple is believed to be working on a smartphone with wireless internet, a full keyboard and video playback, as well as a simpler music phone, according to Prudential Equity Group analyst Jesse Tortora. These two products appear to correspond respectively to the 3G and GSM versions.
Apple iPhone to arrive in 2 versions by March 2007?
Posted on Saturday, Nov 25 2006 @ 00:11 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck