Details Of Next Gen iPad, Verizon iPhone And iOS-Based Apple TV Revealed?

New Apple TV

Taiwanese website, DigiTimes has revealed some interesting details about Apple’s next generation iOS devices.

According to their source, Apple will be releasing the next generation iPad in the first quarter of 2011, launching a CDMA-based iPhone at CES in January 2011 and introduce a new Apple TV based on AMD’s Fusion platform in early 2011.

DigiTimes has provided the following details of Apple’s next generation iOS devices:


  • Apple will launch the next generation iPad in first quarter of 2011.

  • iPad 2G will come with a processor based on ARM's Cortex-A9 design, instead of the current Apple A4 chip leveraging the Cortex-A8 design.

  • iPad 2 will get 512MB RAM like iPhone 4, which is the double the RAM available in current iPad.

  • iPad 2 will be available in both the existing 9.7-inch screen size and a smaller 7-inch size. The smaller iPad will come with 1024×768 resolution, the same screen resolution as current iPad model, which will increase pixel density to 183 ppi from 132 ppi. Last week, another report had also claimed that Apple will be releasing a 7-inch iPad later this year.


  • According to DigiTimes, Pegatron will begin production of a CDMA-based iPhone later this year, which will be launched at CES in January 2011. We had reported earlier today that Apple has placed a large order for Qualcomm chips for Verizon iPhone in January 2011.

  • The CDMA-based iPhone will be available on Verizon’s network in the US and China Telecom in China.

  • The CDMA-based iPhone will come with a metal back instead of the glass back on the iPhone 4.

  • According to DigiTimes, the CDMA-based iPhone will get an "integrated antenna" that will be part of the back plate, instead of an external antenna that’s available on iPhone 4 that has generated a lot of negative publicity due to its visible weak spot.

Apple TV:

  • According to DigiTimes, Apple is preparing to introduce a new Apple TV based on AMD’s Fusion platform.

  • It might not come with a hard disk.

  • It might come with an iOS like interface.

  • It will support social networking websites, network multimedia and the App Store.

  • The production of the new Apple TV might start at the end of the year in preparation for the launch in early 2011.

We can’t wait to see Apple’s next generation iOS devices. How about you?

[via DigiTimes, image via CrunchGear]