With the many references available and a major production to meet the growing demand for touch pads, the year 2011 could well be marked by a shortage of components
Not surprisingly, with strong demand from consumers and the proliferation of references to component manufacturers aimed at touch pads would soon close to asphyxiation.
As noted by Digitimes , the shortage that hit smartphones in 2010, including the limited amount of AMOLED panels available could reproduce on the segment of the tablet .
Logical consequence of a strong and too rapid demand from manufacturers, production capacity would not appear sufficient to cover needs. This observation is expected to worsen with the arrival of new bars presented at CES.
Some manufacturers have taken the lead as Motorola’s Xoom or RIM and its playbook by reserving a large amount of tiles and other components for their shelves. Commands that must be met primarily increasing the risk of shortage for other manufacturers.
Unavailability could hit the drums, but also tiles the next frame shelves because factories producing these components must also meet the high demand for smartphones .
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