Apple to Build 65 Mil iPads Next Year Report

first_imgAccording to everyone’s favorite Taiwan-based source of Apple rumors, the company is track to build a lot of iPad next year. A LOT. Like 65 million, including both first and the inevitable second generation of the incredibly popular tablet.That number is a marked increase over the 40- to 45 million units many analysts are expecting the company to ship in the device’s second year. According to DigiTimes‘ numbers, 35 million of the touchscreen panels will be produced by LG in 2011, with Samsung and Chimei Innolux offering up 15 million panels a piece.The second generation iPad is largely expected to be announced next month. DigiTimes yesterday reported that it will ship in three different versions, including a CDMA variety.last_img