KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is stating that Apple’s new iPhone 5 will debut in September. The rumored iPad mini is said to also be debuting alongside the new iPhone.
Kuo also relays some information about a new tweaked iPad which will cover some issues found with the current available models.
iPhone 5 to debut in September. But due to in-cell touch panel and casing yield rate limits, ability to offset older models’ shipments decrease will be moderate.
Though shipments of iPad mini’s components will start in August, the new iPad line will end production, ready for transition to a modified New iPad line. As such, component shipments will drop in August as iPad mini’s components shipments growth will be offset. On a side note, the modified New iPad shares the same exterior as the original model, but contains modifications to correct its thermal dissipation problem and lower-cost components.
Ming-Chi Kuo has a great track record recently predicting a retina display Macbook pro and updated iMac which became a reality.