Following the dispatch of invitations to the event Apple, scheduled for March 7, DigiTimes has published a new edition of a significant portion of the rumors of an impending announcement.
According to the information resource, traditionally referring to sources in the industry, in addition to the new generation iPad (supposedly, iPad 3), Apple will introduce a new model iPad 2 with 8 GB of memory on board.
8 GB iPad 2 will be sold simultaneously with iPad 3, as is the case with the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 – both of the previous generation are still present in the market (with a cut-down of up to 8 GB of memory), despite the fact that sales are the latest iPhone 4S .
According to sources, using an 8-GB iPad 2, which will sell for $ 349-399, Apple will be able to compete more effectively with tablets on Windows 8. Recall that now the price iPad starts at $ 499.
As for the iPad 3, he, as suggested by DigiTimes, will be equipped with 9.7-inch display with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels, which would match the resolution of 264 dpi. The more dense pixel layout makes use of two light sources instead of one.
DigiTimes also reports that the family iPad 3 will include modification of only 16, and 32 GB of memory. Currently, iPad is sold in three versions: 16, 32 and 64 GB.The reasons for the likely failure of the 64 GB version is not disclosed.
Resource 9to5 Mac, which is parallel to the published rumors, citing its own sources, claims that the iPad will be available for 3 and 64 GB of memory. A total of 9 rooms, a resource counted SKU (product units) iPad, including models with only Wi-Fi, a Wi-Fi +3 G, and with the support of 4G LTE.
The iPad with a 7.85 inch screen. We have already had information from other sources that Apple considered the issue of such a device.
As now informs resource for mass production of 7.85-inch tablet Apple, probably will start in the III quarter of 2012 At the present time the device are the final stages of testing. If they are completed on time, the deadline will be met, otherwise the device will be released later.
Cost iPad with 7.85-inch screen is expected to range from $ 249 to $ 299.
The situation is clearer after the announcement of a new generation of iPad, which will take place next Wednesday, March 7.