“Over the past several days, several unverified rumors about the iPad 3 have been showing up on Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo, offering tidbits of information about Apple’s plans for the device,” Arnold Kim reports for MacRumors.
“One post seems to depict a price comparison between the iPad 2 and iPad 3 possibly revealing a price increase for the iPad 3… [which] is listed at a starting price of $579 for the $16GB+WiFi model and goes as high as $899 for the 64GB+WiFi+3G model. According to the chart, the iPad 3 costs $80 more for the equivalent Wi-Fi models, and $70 more for the equivalent 3G models,” Kim reports. “Apple is believed to be upgrading the iPad 3 to a 2048×1536 “Retina” display, which could account for some price increase to the iPad 3.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz,” “Lynn Weiler,” and “Judge Bork” for the heads up.]