Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learn more.

Foxconn Kicking Out 150,000 iPhone 5 Smartphones Each Day!?

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

Back at the beginning of August, we mentioned that Foxconn was looking at replacing about 150,000 workers with robots. The reason for this is more productivity and better quality for things like the iPhone from Apple that Foxconn builds. Foxconn is apparently hard at work on the iPhone 5, according to DigiTimes.

Foxconn workers

Foxconn’s (for now) human workers are right now said to be churning out 150,000 iPhone 5 smartphones each day. At that output Foxconn would be getting Apple somewhere in the area of 5 to 6 million iPhone 5’s for later this month.

That is depending on what rumor you believe. Some still say the iPhone 5 will launch later in September, while others point to October. One rumor also claims that the iPhone 5 will be offered to all major carriers in the US, which would be a first.

The sad part is that even at these production volumes, we all know once the iPhone 5 lands it will be sold out in hours and the delays will be as long and irritating as ever.

[via TUAW]



Restoring the Millennium Falcon

Restoring the Millennium Falcon

Mortician Rates Movie Corpses

Mortician Rates Movie Corpses

Anker PowerHouse II Power Stations

Anker PowerHouse II Power Stations

Advertisement
Some Ford Mustang Mach-E Buyers Will Get Their EVs Late

Some Ford Mustang Mach-E Buyers Will Get Their EVs Late

2022 Ford Raptor R Test Mule Spied Making Rumbly V8 Sounds

2022 Ford Raptor R Test Mule Spied Making Rumbly V8 Sounds

Porsche Celebrates 25 Years of the Boxster with Limited-edition Boxster 25 Years

Porsche Celebrates 25 Years of the Boxster with Limited-edition Boxster 25 Years

Advertisement