A report by business website 21cbh.com has claimed that Foxconn/Hon Hai has moved up scheduled orders for television-sized LCD panels from Sharp. Does this signify something like Apple High Definition Television (HDTV) set.
Days are passing and evidence is cropping up to suggest that Apple’s still-mythical but widely anticipated connected High Definition Television (HDTV) set is getting close to production and public release.
BGR is claiming to have received information from a “trusted source” indicating that Apple will demonstrate the operating system for its television set at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) this month. BGR did not reveal the name of a source.
Despite no confirmation by Apple, you would be hard-pressed to find an industry analyst or supply chain source that does not believe that Apple will soon unveil an iOS-powered connected HDTV.
Quoting “informed sources”, the China Business Daily is reporting that Apple might have begun the production of the first prototypes of its much-anticipated connected television sets. If this report is true, the production is set at one of its overseas manufacturing facilities ahead of a general production ramp, which is expected to begin late 2012.
According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, Apple HDTV will be released sometime in December.
Speculations apart, if Apple were to launch actually launch a branded television set, it could cause total average annual US household spending on Apple products to double to $888 by 2015 according to a new projection.
Recently, Foxconn CEO Terry Gou had leaked information about Foxconn manufacturing the rumored television set from Apple. Obviously, his comments would enraged Apple who are well-known for their secrecy regarding projects under development.
We have been anticipating a High Definition Television (HDTV) set from Apple for past few months. Now, Foxconn chairman Terry Gou has leaked information potentially confirming the existence of Apple’s HDTV.
Cult Of Mac is reporting that it has received information from a “well-placed” source who claims to have seen a prototype of the rumored Apple television set. The source claims that the device resembles Apple’s current Thunderbolt display.