According to a report by DigiTimes, Apple may released CDMA iPhone, 7 Inch iPad and an updated version of Apple TV with iOS in first quarter of 2011. Apart from rumors for Verizon iPhone being the CDMA version, will also feature metal back. Apple TV will also feature iOS hence becoming a part of iOS family alongside iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Moreover, iPad may be upgraded to 9.7 and 7 inch versions with 512 MB RAM and ARM Cortex-A9 processors.
Here is the report from DigiTimes:
Apple is set launch an upgraded 9.7-inch iPad adopting a new ARM Cortex-A9-based processor and 512MB RAM in the first quarter of 2011. Meanwhile, the company will also launch a 7-inch iPad using the Cortex-A9 processor and an IPS panel with a resolution of 1024×768, according to Digitimes Research senior analyst Mingchi Kuo.
As for the CDMA iPhone, Pegatron Technology is expected to start mass production in December and will supply to both US-based Verizon Wireless and China-based China Telecom. The CDMA iPhone’s back plate will be forged from metal materials and will feature an integrated antenna, according to Digitimes Research.
Verizon is expected to announce the product at CES 2011 and will start shipping in January 2011. The sales ratio of GSM and CDMA iPhones in 2011 is expected to reach 65:35, Digitimes Research out.
In addition, Apple is also set to launch a new Apple TV using AMD’s Fusion solution and will not include a hard drive. The new device will adopt a user interface similar to the iPhone with support for social networking websites, network multimedia and the App Store. Mass production of the device will start in December, Digitimes Research noted.