Two suppliers for the iPhone 5 camera?

Two suppliers for the iPhone 5 camera?

The iPhone 5 could receive special attention, particularly at the supplier level for the camera.

A first report by Digitimes in May indicated that Largan Precision would be the main supplier of the 8 Megapixel photo sensor that would be integrated into the iPhone 5. But a new report from Taiwan Economic News indicates that Largan Precision would not be the only supplier in the running since Genius Electrnic Optical would also be part of the market.

These two companies already supply cameras for the iPhone 4.

The fact that Apple uses several suppliers is in itself good news since the Cupertino company creates competition between suppliers and thereby obtains the most advantageous prices and thus reduces the risk of having problems. supply. Likewise, the fifth generation iPhone is assembled in two companies: Foxconn and Pegatron.

There is no doubt that Apple wants to avoid a long-term shortage as much as possible.

We discuss it on the forum.