According to Korea Times, Apple has struck a deal with a 1st tier supplier in Korea (most likely LG), which has already started making 12.9-inch panels for the company. Here’s what the paper says:
The 12.9-inch iPad will have improved picture quality. As the Apple partner intends to boost its lineup for displays that have almost ultra high-definition (UHD) quality, the upcoming iPad will provide very clear quality similar to that of UHD.
It is said that Cook & Co. will launch the bigger iPad in early 2014, putting many laptop makers out of business along the way (or at least seriously affect their earnings). You may not think that laptop computers compete with tablets, but it’s a fact that fewer and fewer laptops are sold every year, while tablet sales are booming. We’ll see what the next year brings…
[Via: Unwired View]