“We’ve gotten word from sources that Apple is preparing to release (in some fashion) a single, additional iPad model,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to5Mac. “This would be a new SKU for the current fourth-generation iPad with Retina display line.”

“With developers finding code in the soon-to-be-released iOS 6.1 that points to 128GB iOS devices, and with recent findings of 128GB references in Apple’s recent iTunes 11 release, speculation naturally points to Apple releasing a 128GB iPad in the very near future,” Gurman reports. “The pricing is in line with a higher storage capacity, coming in at around $799 for the WiFi-only model and $929 for the Cellular-compatible model in the United States.”

Gurman reports, “Apple is preparing to release the additional ‘ULTIMATE’ model. ‘ULTIMATE’ frequently refers to the most premium or highest capacity model available.”

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