A very popular gadget.
Demand for Apple Watch Series 4 has surpassed the expectations of Apple and the only manufacturing partner fails to produce the required number of devices. In the near future, smart watches will start to collect another Asian contractor.
According to DigiTimes, Quanta Computer, the current supplier of the Apple Watch Series 4, fully loaded with orders and can no longer increase production. This has forced Apple to turn to another company — Compal Electronics. The release of smart watches to the new production facilities will establish in November of this year. Probably before the start of the holiday season in Cupertino decided to play it safe.
Information about the new vendor shared DigiTimes sources. Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics declined to comment on the information about its customers and orders.
According to estimates of insiders in the second quarter of 2018, the global volume of deliveries of the Apple Watch was 4.2 million units. The gadget is 35% of the smartwatch market. If you believe the forecasts, during this year, the company implements 18-19,5 million Apple Watch.