Apple to Launch a 7.85-inch iPad By Q4 2012?

Posted December 16, 2011 at 5:44am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 11192 views

Apple is reportedly planning to launch a 7.85-inch iPad before the fourth quarter of 2012, according to a DigiTimes report.

In order to cope with increasing market competition including the 7-inch Kindle Fire from Amazon and the launch of large-size smartphones from handset vendors, Apple has been persuaded into the development of 7.85-inch iPads, the sources indicated.

In addition to purchasing 7.85-inch panels from LG Display, Apple will also buy panels from AU Optronics (AUO), indicated the sources, adding that makers in the supply chain are likely to begin production of the 7.85-inch models at the end of the second quarter of 2012.


Rumors of a 7-inch iPad have long been circulating online. In October United Daily News also predicted the release of a 7.85-inch iPad.

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again? - December 19, 2011 at 9:46am
Here we go again! Just SHUT THE F UP!
Peter - December 18, 2011 at 6:11pm
Would rather see a 12" or 13" screen so it can double as a second display for my laptop.
notinamillionyears - December 16, 2011 at 5:47pm
One word "why?"
STEVE - December 16, 2011 at 7:16am
major rumor that would totally fail...
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