Apple is set to unveil its next-generation iPad â€” which will come in two versions â€” at the iWorld scheduled for January 26, 2012, according to sources at its supply chain partners. The new models will join the existing iPad 2 to demonstrate Appleâ€™s complete iPad series targeting the entry-level, mid-range and high-end market segments, the sources claimed.
These supply chain partner sources must have had their heads buried in the sand since December 2008, when Apple announced it will be pulling out after MacWorld 2009. But maybe they know something. Maybe Apple is returning.
I checked with a number of my sources today and an iPad 3 is not planned for release at Macworld. In case youâ€™re wondering, an iPad 3 wonâ€™t be released at CES either.
Unsurprisingly the sources at DigiTimes know crap. Apple isn’t releasing the next iPad, or anything, at iWorld. The only ones that know for sure work at Apple, but if I were to guess it’d be a press-only event in Cupertino in March.