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iPad 3: Coming with Thinner Battery and Form Factor

Written on September 07, 2011 by Adam Eve

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Though the buzz on Apple's iPad 3 gone hush over last month, it seems that the rumor mill is still in action.

Since the previous news stated that Apple’s iPad 3 will not be available until next year, the buzz about the said tablet gone a bit quiet. However, there were rumors that the device will get a Retina Display and thinner batteries and form factors.

As reported by Taiwan Economic News, Apple signed deals with Dynapack International Technology Corp. and Simplo Technology Co. for battery packs for the third-gen iPad. This will provide iPad 3 with thinner and lighter battery packs than the ones currently used in iPad 2. Moreover, it should provide a longer life for users. However, it will cost the company by up to a third more. Regardless, the thinner and lighter battery packs are anticipated to enter production during Q1 2012.

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