(Credit: Mockup based on Apple image.)
Rumors about a larger iPad are gaining steam. The latest claim is that Taipei-based Quanta is working with Apple to develop a large iPad.
News from the Asia-based supply chain of manufacturers is notoriously inconsistent, as companies frequently change plans before a product actually enters high-volume commercial production.
This contraction-expansion, respectively, is sometimes referred to as the post-PC era.
Quanta would be a logical choice to make a laptop-sized product.
In the coming months, Apple is expected to announce a thinner, lighter 9.7-inch iPad that takes design cues from the Mini.
- Apple May Be Working With Quanta Computer on Larger iPad (macrumors.com)
- Rumors of larger iPad gaining currency in Asia (news.cnet.com)