Rumor: Pegatron to ship CDMA iPhone 4 in 2010.

imageComponent maker sources claim that Pegatron, a manufacturing company with plants in Shanghai, has been contracted to produce CDMA-formated iPhone 4‘s for shipment late this year.

Code division multiple access or CDMA is a mobile phone standard used by Sprint Nextel and Verizon Wireless in the United States.

Until now, iPhones have been formatted to work with the GSM (global system for mobile communication) network used by AT&T.

DigiTimes reports:

“Pegatron Technology has landed notebook orders from Acer for 2011 and with the reports its has also received CDMA iPhone orders, the company is expected to see growth in revenues in 2011 despite Asustek having been shifting its orders out of Pegatron, according to sources from component makers.

...Pegatron will also start shipping a CDMA version of the iPhone 4 to Apple in the fourth quarter and is currently using its plants in Shanghai, China to produce the products, the sources noted. The company is also working on gaining orders for MacBooks and iPads from Apple, added the sources.”


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