Apple is seeking vendors for lower prices for parts for the iPhone
Amid slowing smartphone market Apple is looking to keep the same level of income, purchasing parts for the iPhone on more favorable terms. A new approach of the California giant has already managed to feel the companies like Foxconn, Pegatron and Largan Precision.
According to industry representatives, the Taiwanese PCB manufacturers lower their prices, vying for orders from Apple. While a stable profit here just get Tech and Zhen Ding Flexium Interconnect, producing a flexible circuit Board.
Company Largan to supply camera for Apple mobile devices, is experiencing pressure from competing companies Kantatsu, and Foxconn and Pegatron see that the company from Cupertino has added to the list of its contractual partners to release the next iPhone model, the company Wistron.
In an effort to reduce its dependence on Apple orders, component manufacturers looking for new customers and improving technology to gain advantage over competitors, notes Patently Apple.
The requirement Apple to reduce prices stronger hits Japanese suppliers, which usually offer products at higher prices. Chinese suppliers offering cheaper products, may not provide a consistently high yield. So the Taiwanese producers are able to keep certain benefits.