Rumors are now circulating around the web about the exciting new features coming to the next generation of Apple’s iPad. Several component suppliers are reported to have started gearing up for a new round of production for the first quarter of the coming year, sources have confirmed. The speculations say that the second version of the popular tablet device from Apple will include a front and back cameras – an action specifically intended to compete with Samsung Galaxy Tab.
“Camera module makers Genius Electronic Optical Co Ltd and Largan Precision Co Ltd were also starting new supply deals with Apple, two sources said, but neither could confirm for which product the modules were intended. (Reuters)“. Component makers generally do not know what a finished product will look like or what software it will run on because they are only responsible for manufacturing one part before passing it on for assembly.
An Apple spokeswoman also declined to comment regarding the speculations of the upcoming release of iPad 2.
The new Apple iPad is expected to be released in the market on the first half of 2011.