Apple iPad 3 16/32GB and iPad 2 8GB expected on March 7

Posted on Thursday, Mar 01 2012 @ 20:58 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Upstream supply chain sources told DigiTimes that Apple will introduce 16GB and 32GB iPad 3 tablets on March 7, as well as a cheaper iPad 2 with just 8GB of storage capacity.
In addition to iPad 3, Apple is also expected to unveil an 8GB iPad 2, allowing the tablet PC series to cover different segments and to defend against Windows 8-based tablet PCs, the sources noted.

Since Apple has put high hopes on its new iPad 3 and has been aggressively placing orders, iPad 3 shipments in the first quarter of 2012 are expected to double from original estimates.

The iPad 3 is expected to have a 9.7-inch Full HD QXGA panel with a resolution of 2048 by 1536 (264dpi) and its backlight module will adopt two LED light bars.

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