It is reported Pegatron received its first orders to start iPhone 6 production from Apple. As is reported by Taiwan’s Industrial and Commercial Times, the manufacturer will be producing ahead of their launch in September and about fifteen percent of Apple's upcoming 4.7'' handsets. … [Read more...] about Pegatron Starts Manufacturing 4.7-inch iPhone 6
Pegatron is now using facial recognition to scan for underage workers and applicants with borrowed ID cards. The company revealed details of the system following the death of a 15-year-old underage worker who fell ill with pneumonia. Apple and Pegatron have determined the dead was not due to working conditions at the factory. Pegatron said applicants for its … [Read more...] about Pegatron Now Using Facial Recognition to Scan for Underage Workers
Sales of the iPhone 5c have fallen far short of expectations, leading Apple to cut its orders for the device from Pegatron by over 50% and ask the company to return some production equipment. Pegatron says that its original production scheme remains unchanged. Pegatron originally landed about 70% of Apple's iPhone 5c orders for 2014, with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision … [Read more...] about Apple Cuts iPhone 5c Orders From Pegatron By Over 50%, Requests Equipment Back?
Photos have leaked online that allegedly show the retail packaging for the plastic iPhone 5C. The photos were posted to iApps.im and Weibo. … [Read more...] about Photos Allegedly Show iPhone 5C Retail Packaging
A leaked photo which shows a pile of iPhone 5C units being tested may have actually come from within Pegatron. The photo was initially dismissed as potentially depicting knockoffs; however, Engadget has done some digging and they believe the photo to be authentic. … [Read more...] about Pegatron employee spies a pile of iPhone 5Cs, all warming up for September
The China Labor Watch has leaked confirmation of the plastic iPhone in a labor report that accuses Pegatron and Apple of numerous labor abuses. Here is the excerpt from a worker describing 'A day in Pegatron'. "The task on my assembly line is to assemble back covers. The assembling of other parts of the cell phone, including the final assembly into a finished product, is … [Read more...] about Pegatron Worker Confirms Plastic Low Cost iPhone in Labor Report
According to an upcoming report from the China Labor Watch, Apple’s China-based manufacturing partner Pegatron has come under fire for worker conditions. The report outlines several claims which shed a negative light on Pegatron: Pegatron is claimed to be withholding worker IDs. This means that Pegatron employees are unable to work elsewhere because they lack proper … [Read more...] about Working conditions at Apple manufacturing partner Pegatron come under fire