Compal Will Join Quanta To Produce Apple Watch Series 4 Due To The Strong Demands

Ever Since Apple Watch Series 4 pre-orders begin last week, the smartwatch has been in heavy demand from day one. Now, according to Taiwanese publication Digitimes, Compal will begin mass production of Series 4 models in November, alongside Quanta Computer.

Because of the demand, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes Quanta reached its maximum capacity for Apple Watch Series 4 production. So in order to meet the requirement, Apple will most likely to select Compal Electronics, though they essentially produce Laptops for computer companies such as Acer, Lenovo, Dell, etc.

With Quanta Computer’s capacity for the Apple Watch Series 4 at its factory in Changshu, eastern China fully loaded, the wearable’s second supplier Compal Electronics reportedly will begin mass production of the smartwatch in November 2018, according to industry sources.

Ming-Chi Kuo even increased the Apple Watch shipment forecast in 2018 from 18mn to 18.5–19.5mn units. As matter of fact, Apple touted out that Apple Watch becomes world's most popular watch that surpassed Rolex. Obviously, due to the strong needs, orders placed today will not ship until the end of the next month or so.

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