“According to the Taiwanese Economic Daily News, two potential suppliers – Korean LG Display and Taiwanese AU Optronics – have recently sent samples of their iPad Mini displays to Apple,” Staska reports for Unwired View.
“EDN sources tell them that Apple has already set the specifications for the smaller tablet, which is scheduled to ship early next year,” Staska reports. “iPad mini display panel size is 7.85” and it has the same resolution as the iPad 2.”
Staska reports, “While Steve Jobs dismissed 7′ tablets in Apple’s earnings conference call a year ago, it does not mean much. Steve has been known to publicly deny and dismiss a lot of products until Apple was ready to launch them. E.g.video iPod or even the idea of tablet PC itself.”
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[Attribution: SlashGear. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Edward Weber” for the heads up.]