Retooled Third-Generation iPad May Launch for Holiday Season

By Zach EpsteinBGR

Following a report from late last month claiming Apple is working on a revision of its latest iPad tablet, a new report suggests that a revised third-generation iPad tablet will indeed launch ahead of the holidays this year.

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Citing unnamed sources in Apple’s supply chain, Digitimes on Thursday reported that Apple intends to issue an updated version of its iPad that includes a new battery to prevent overheating, as well as an enlarged camera lens.

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An earlier report, which came from Chinese-language Apple Daily, suggested the updated slate could launch as soon as later this summer featuring a new Sharp IGZO display and a thinner case.

pple is also reportedly planning to release a smaller version of its iPad tablet — the “iPad mini” — some time this fall that will include a 7.85-inch display and a slightly thinner build.

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