“Supply chains are ramping up production for components used in Apple’s soon-to-be-released 9.7-inch iPad,” Sammi Huang and Alex Wolfgram report foro DigiTimes.
“Touch panel makers TPK and GIS are among some of the makers receiving orders from Apple for full-lamination units,” Huang and Wolfgram report. “Sources said the new model will remain unchanged in terms of size and resolution, but that it will be thinner, equipped with an enhanced processor, and contain improved fingerprint recognition features.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Well, since no iPad currently has Touch ID, even just the addition of the current version used on iPhone 5s would be an improvement.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz,” “Dan K.” and “Brawndo Drinker” for the heads up.]