iPad 3 Release Date Expected to be Announced on March 7th

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When Apple announced iPad 2 they called 2011 the “year of iPad 2″ and now the company is all set to repeat its breakthrough success in the tablet market with the introduction of iPad 3. According to reports published by WSJ and iMore iPad 3 release date is expected to be announced on March 7th.

Various leaks, rumors and analysts reports we’ve covered in the past suggest that Apple’s next gen iPad 3 would feature retina display, upgraded processor and there’s also a possibility of 4G LTE networking.

4G LTE networking has been another mystery surrounding the iPad 3, with a compatible Qualcomm chipset becoming available, but international LTE coverage is still slim, and in some cases a year or more away. It sounds like Apple has 4G LTE lined up for iPhone 5 this October, but we’re still not certain if the iPad 3 will get it earlier.

Jim Dalrymple of LoopInsight also seems to agree with the release date announcement of iPad 3 being March 7th. He is known to have reported or confirmed Apple rumors with a very good track  record. The report published by WSJ also pointed to an early March launch event.

LTE rollout has been very slow and while Apple has been rumored to include faster networking in their future products iPad 3 could possibly be Apple’s first iOS device to support LTE. The Cupertino-based company has been testing LTE in iOS 5 as it was revealed in an “internal iOS test build” of one of Apple’s major mobile partners.

Are you excited about iPad 3 launch event? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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15 Comments on “iPad 3 Release Date Expected to be Announced on March 7th”

  1. Rtakabuda2000

    I’m looking forward to buy  one of iPad3,but i want to know  how about the width of screen,there are both 10.1 and 7.7 inches?

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  11. Taz

    If Apple wants to stay ahead and not loose market share they better come out with LTE at least for the states now since everyone else already has it. If they can not compete on a timely matter with other vendors hey will loose their share quickly. If the iPad 3 does not come out in next month or two I for one will be jumping ship – can’t wait for Apple when the current technology is already available in other products. First come First server. It is a cut throat business.

    1. Samadi

      they tend to drop about 100.00 in price when a new version comes out,but they don’t tend to drop below that

    1. TouchReviews

      Apple is expected to announce the release date during the launch event on March 7th. Pre-order and availability in retail stores in the US and other countries would be announced during the event.

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