Sharp Uses Apple To Divert Attention From Dismal Q2 Performance

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Sharp has just used Apple to divert the attention of people from its dismal showing for the second quarter of the year.

On Thursday, Sharp reported that it tallied a huge $1.2 billion operating loss during the second quarter but it didn’t stop the company from mentioning key accounts it has with other firms.

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Takashi Okuda, the new president for the Japanese company, said in a briefing in Tokyo on Thursday that “Shipments will start in August” for iPhone 5 screens.

However, Okuda did not mention a definite date when Sharp will start shipping iPhone 5 screens to manufacturing plants for the Apple smartphone, according to Reuters.

Apple has been reported to launch the iPhone 5 as well as the iPad Mini, the new iPod Nano and the new iPod Touch on September 12.

Meanwhile, joining Sharp in making iPhone 5 screens will be LG Display and Japan Display, a joint venture of Hitachi, Sony and Toshiba.

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