“Brian Marshall of Gleacher & Co., said Apple will take an annual refresh path for its tablet, just as it has for the iPhone, which has seen new models introduced in June or July the last three years,” Keizer reports. “‘I think April is the proper time-frame for an iPad 2,’ said Marshall, using a label that’s been bandied about for the next iteration of Apple’s tablet. ‘Since I’m projecting that Apple will release a CDMA iPhone in March, both will help to equalize Apple’s seasonality.'”
Keizer reports, “‘[iPad 2] will be the same form factor, but with dual-camera functionality,’ said Marshall, echoing others who have bet on two cameras in the next iPad. That would let iPad users run FaceTime, the video calling software Apple rolled out with the iPhone 4 last summer… But don’t expect more storage in the iPad 2, warned Marshall. “I don’t think we’ll see higher-capacity iPads,” he said, placing his bet on the same 16GB, 32GB and 64GB configurations Apple now sells.”
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