Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Apple iPad 2 coming in three versions
The iPad 2 rumors have been started around since it's great Galaxy Tab rival has took the lime-light of a 7-incher tablet computer. This makes a theory that Apple is prepping for a 7-incher iPad dubbed as the iPad 2. Accordingly, Digitimes claimed Apple is working on three versions of the iPad 2 from unnamed source.
The three flavored iPad 2 will have the Wi-Fi only, Wi-Fi + 3G(UMTS) and Wi-Fi + 3G (CDMA) the sources familiar to matter claimed. That supposed to support all major carriers in the US. The UMTS is the 3G technology used by AT&T and T-Mobile while the CDMA is for Sprint and Verizon. This also support claims that Apple will be two third of iPad shipment sporting 3G connectivity.
If this will be true, this will make MiFi 2200 Hotspot obsolete that mainly used by iPad owners connecting on Verizon network.
There's also some minor changes Apple is working on, like the smudging and screen reflection, however, Digitimes don't reveal any further details.
Now when this be available, the sources claimed that the iPad 2 is expected to be released by March or April. Ooh, there's still no match hype for iPad 2 that we regularly feel when an Apple new product is expected to be announce. Now we can expect that when there is a smoke, there is a fire.