“With strong demand for the Kindle Fire and Nook driving demand for 7-inch displays above the 9.7-inch tablet display size popularized by the iPad, rumors are circulating once again that Apple may be planning a 7-inch tablet of its own,” John Paczkowski reports for AllThingsD.
“Though Apple has experimented with a 7-inch version of the iPad, developing it in concert with the larger 9.7-inch version it ultimately chose to launch, it’s probably not planning to bring it to market,” Paczkowski reports. “Certainly not in 2012, anyway, says Wedge Partners analyst Brian Blair.”
Paczkowski reports, “‘Don’t expect a 7-incher,’ says Blair. ‘While we believe Apple has tested 7-inch screen prototypes for over a year, we don’t currently expect the company to release anything in the 7-inch size in 2012.'”
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