It is rumored that the iPad 3 will be released in March, equipped with a fractionally thicker design and a higher resolution display. Particularly, it is in list of the new iOS 5.1 software with further references to the software known as its ‘vendorID’, ‘deviceID’ and other details.
It will a reference to iPad 2 which could be about a version of the current iPad 2 with either a version of coming-generation network LTE or WiMax technology.
Apple is reported to be studying on two different prototypes for the iPad 3, and also examining the possibility of a smaller 7.85” version as well.
Moreover, it is also rumored that Samsung, Sharp and LGD are all working on a high resolution screen in the style of the 4S’s ‘retina display. It would be QXGA, with a resolution of 2048×1536. Those three suppliers were necessary to ensure sufficient manufacturing volume.
The iOS 5.1 code also refers to an updated version of the Apple TV, codenamed 3,1.