Digitimes is using display panel shipping volumes to extrapolate how many iPads Apple is currently shipping. Samsung should be able to ship between 300,000 and 500,000 panels in July.
LG on the other hand shipped close to 1 Million iPad panels in May, up from 700,000 in April.
Using these figures Digitimes concludes that Apple’s iPad shipments have reached 1.2 Million per month, this month, and are set to reach 2.5 Million units per month by year end if LG and Samsung are able to keep increasing their yields of LCD panels.
An interesting tidbit is that currently iPad display panels cost around US$80-90.
Do you think Apple will surpass 10,000,000 iPads shipped by year end? Are you still waiting for an iPad? Let us know in the comments.