Palm Pre Manufacturing Details Published
Digitimes has revealed the companies that will be responsible for manufacturing the Palm Pre and its internal components. In an article posted yesterday on flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) makers in Taiwan they report:
Taiwan-based Chi Mei Communication Systems will undertake OEM production of the Palm Pre, Palm's next-generation smartphone that will be launched soon. Chi Mei is likely to source handset FPCBs from fellow suppliers, including Career Technology, Ichia Technologies and Flexium Interconnect, with shipments expected to begin in March at the earliest, indicated the sources.
Chi Mei Communication Systems is a is a majority-owned subsidiary of Foxconn International Holdings, Ltd. The company is based in Taipei, Taiwan and specializes in mobile technology design and manufacturing.