iPad 2 Are Discounted, A Sign of The Emergence of iPad 3?
A major retailer of Apple products in the United States, Meijer, take action to cut prices for iPad 2 to $70. Is this a sign that the third generation iPad immediately available?
The possibility certainly can happen. Especially a few days before, the news about iPad 3 that mentioned going to appear in early March 2012 enliven the rumor.
So that some action from Apple’s distributor channel should be observed. The action of these discounts can be a clearance before new products arrive.
Back to Meijer, a discount of action is not thoroughly done. That is, only for the iPad 2 WiFi 16 GB version with a discount of $70. The program itself will run until February 25.
No mention about how iPad 2 in other versions. To be sure, this discount is also valid for accessories, such as the smart cover of iPad 2.
Previously, Apple was said to have to choose the first week in March as the launch of its latest tablet. That said, the event will be held in San Francisco, USA, and most likely located in the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts which is a favorite spot for Apple to held big event.
AllThingsD said that the new iPad being more or less the same as the iPad 2 but with greater performance drag because it supplied with a faster processor. iPad 3 are reportedly equipped with a graphics processing unit has been upgraded and the retina display 2048 × 1536.
As usual, Apple chose to shut up with reports like this. Spokesman for the company from Cupertino, California, United States refused to comment. “Apple would not comment on rumors or speculation,” the spokesman said.