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Wistron launches Xbox production

In the end of August Microsoft made new efforts to reduce Xbox expenses, including the transition of manufacture to Asia. This week Taiwanese Wistron confirmed that it had become the second Xbox maker (the first is Flextronics). Wistron said it had already launched pilot production in China. Volume shipments are planned to X-Mas.

Finance side of the contract hasn´t been disclosed, but, most likely, Taiwanese company gets all the assembly, testing and packing.

So, now the competition of Sony and Microsoft or PlayStation 2 vs. Xbox includes Flextronics and Wistron vs. Foxconn and Asustek.

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