WSJ: Sharp will supply screens for the next generation of iPad

Manufacturers have already made 3 million screens for iPads 3; 6 million more are coming

iPads 2According to DigiTimes, Samsung Electronics, LG Display and Sharp shipped 1 million screens each for next generation iPads. That was in October, but in November production is expected to double, with 2 million displays coming from each manufacturer.

Meanwhile, TPK Holdings and Wintek are said to be producing touch modules at a rate of more than 1 million per month. The assembly of the gadgets should be in charge of Foxconn, from January of next year.

At the same time, there are buzz regarding the production of 7.85-inch screens: AU Optronics and LG Display would have already sent samples for Apple to test. It is worth mentioning, however, that Ma tests all types of prototypes throughout the development of its products; to see some of them arriving at the hands of consumers, however, there are another 500.

(via Electronist)