Apple iPhone 5: Screen laminate 'defect' could delay shipping

Gadget Helpline (blog) - 23 Sep, 2011
The iPhone 5 is due for its first outing in around 2 weeks, on October 4th. But a shadow of doubt has been cast on its launch for public sale after a reported 'defect' with the screen of Apple's anticipated mobile gadget were spotted during ...

Apple (AAPL) iPhone 5 Could See Panel Supply Issues Amid 'Defect'

StreetInsider.com (subscription) - 23 Sep, 2011
Just days leading up to the expected debut, Digitimes says panel-maker Winitek may have produced some iPhone 5 touch panels that contain a defect, potentially leading to some supply issues for the much-anticipated device. ...

Another Report Of iPhone 5 Manufacturing Problems

Business Insider - 23 Sep, 2011
One of Apple's key suppliers, Wintek, ran into production problems with the touch panels for the iPhone 5, DigiTimes reports. Wintek's production line produced defective touch screens with something called a "delayed bubble," which doesn't show up ...

“Delayed bubble” defect on Wintek panels could affect initial iPhone 5 shipments

9 to 5 Mac - 23 Sep, 2011
In spite of our best hopes, 9to5Mac is hearing from multiple sources who have ties to Apple and its manufacturing partners that the company is facing continued design and production delays that might push the teardrop iPhone 5 out until 2012. ...

iPhone 5 screen defect could delay launch

uSwitch.com (Tech) - Dew Alam - 23 Sep, 2011
A defect has been reportedly detected in the production of iPhone 5 touchscreens that could potentially delay the handset's rumoured launch next month, supply chain sources claim. The defect, dubbed a 'delayed bubble', was found in screens produced by ...

Initial iPhone 5 Shipments Plagued by Touch Panel Issues

Cult of Mac - Killian Bell - 23 Sep, 2011
Despite recent rumors that suggest there will not be an iPhone 5 this October " just the iPhone 4S instead " DigiTimes reports that there are issues currently affecting the supply of iPhone 5 touch panels, ...

Apple iPhone 5 delayed by touchscreen fault?

Recombu - Richard Wordsworth - 23 Sep, 2011
The iPhone 5 might be delayed again, we're hearing, after sources on the production line revealed a possible defect in the displays produced by manufacturers of Apple touchscreens Wintek. ...

iPhone 5 Touchscreen Problems May Delay Release

Gigwise - 23 Sep, 2011
A defect with the iPhone 5's touch panels could lead to the product's release date being delayed, according to a report. DigiTimes are suggesting that the company tasked with making the screens, Wintek, have told an iPhone supply chain that there is a ...

Apple iPhone 5 Touchscreen Issue Troubles Wintek

DeviceMAG - Sanjeev Ramachandran - 23 Sep, 2011
The most awaited phone of the year seems to be having troubles with its touchscreen. Apple's shipment of the fifth-generation iPhone might be delayed due to the hassles Wintek is experiencing with the screens. Wintek is the Cupertino-based company's ...

iPhone 5 release date 'threatened by defect', iPhone 4S coming October 21

Metro - Steve Jobs - 23 Sep, 2011
Apple's reported plans to unveil the iPhone 5 next month could be delayed due to a defect discovered in touch panels, with suggestions the 'iPhone 4S' may be the only new phone released in October. DigiTimes claims defects have been discovered in ...

Touch panel defect may delay iPhone 5 shipments - report

Macworld UK - Ben Camm-Jones - 23 Sep, 2011
A defect in some touch panels made by Wintek for the next-generation iPhone could leave the manufacturer struggling to meet quotas and potentially mean that Apple won't have as many units at launch as hoped, it has been claimed. ...

iPhone 5 Shipments Possibly Affected Due To Touch Panel Problem

Phones Review - 23 Sep, 2011
Well now, whether or not Apple will officially announce the iPhone 5 at their event on October the 4th is still up for debate, with some saying more than one iPhone will be unveiled whilst other say Apple wont unveil the iPhone 5 but rather just the ...

iPhone 5 screen problem sparks delay fears - report

Computerandvideogames.com - 23 Sep, 2011
A defect with iPhone 5 touch panels produced by Wintek could lead to a delay in meeting initial orders for launch, according to a DigiTimes report. The publication, which covers the semiconductor, electronics and computer industries in Taiwan and China ...

iPhone 5 facing shortages over touch trouble tip insiders

SlashGear - 23 Sep, 2011
iPhone 5 stocks could be constrained after touch panel defects have been discovered to affect some units, it's reported, with issues in the lamination process supposedly to blame. Some of the panels supplied by Wintek have been found to suffer “delayed ...

iPhone 5 touch panel issue said to affect initial Apple shipments

The Next Web - 23 Sep, 2011
Apple's initial iPhone 5 shipments are expected to be affected by a touch panel issue with one of the company's Taiwanese suppliers, leading to a slight reduction in shipment numbers ahead of an October launch, Digitimes reports. ...

Defect in Wintek touch panel to affect iPhone 5 shipments?

Ubergizmo - Edwin Kee - 23 Sep, 2011
Boy, I would certainly hate to be in the position of Wintek's executive board right now assuming the rumor of their latest touch panels that are headed for action in Apple's iPhone 5 being defective is true. If that is the case, then you can surely ...

Rumor: Wintek touch panel defect may affect iPhone 5 shipments

Apple Insider - Josh Ong - 23 Sep, 2011
Defects discovered in Wintek-produced touch panels bound for Apple's next-generation iPhone could adversely affect initial shipments of the device, according to an unverified report. Taiwanese industry publication DigiTimes claimed on ...

Defect in Wintek-made touch panels may influence initial iPhone 5 shipments

Digitimes - Yenting Chen, Adam Hwang - 23 Sep, 2011
A defect has presented in some iPhone 5 touch panels produced by Wintek which may affect the ability to meet initial shipment targets for the launch which is expected in October, according to iPhone supply chain makers. In response, Wintek simply ...

 

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