Certainly, there isn’t any end towards the rumours surrounding Apple’s release of its next generation iPad 3. Some say it will be the same iPad 2 with optimized display resolution, and shall target video and photography professionals, and will be called iPad 2 Plus or iPad HD. Some say that iPad 3 won’t release this year and that it will release next year in March as always. While Others expect the iPad 3 to launch with iOS 5 in September.
Reports on iPad 3 from Taiwan Economic News
Now we have Taiwan Economic News publishing a report that claims iPad 3 will surely launch this year and the iPad 2 will be discontinued.The report is about Asustek Computer Inc. strategizing to beat Apple in the game when it lowers prices of the iPad 2 to make way for iPad 3. According to industry experts, Apple will sell the iPad 3 at the launching price of iPad 2, in that case iPad 3 will become the strongest competitor for upcoming tablets.
Selling the iPad tablet at a discount has been Apple’s strategy for clearing old inventory and making way for new versions. iPad was discounted by $100 by Apple and other retailers offered steep discounts of almost $300 to clear shelf space. Experts believe the same will happen in the case of iPad 3. iPad 2 will be sold alongside the latest iOS tablet at a discount and will gradually be discontinued.
The report goes on to suggest that Apple will launch the iPad 3 this Thanksgiving or, by the end of this year. Let’s just wait,watch and leave it to the experts ,nevertheless we can expect a next-gen iPad to release sooner or later for sure.