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Apple iPad 2G: OLED

We have some exciting news to bring you now, as it has been reported that Apple are already hard at work on the next generation iPad device. Reports are suggesting that the screen could be upgraded to an OLED display.

According to this report from Digitimes, Apple will base their design for the 2G iPad using the same concept used for the iPhone 4G prototype device.

OLED is now the preferred choice for developers rather than LCD, but the price to manufacture remains a big stumbling block. Digitimes analyst Mingchi Kuo reveals that the current cost for the 9.7-inch display on the iPad is about US$60-70. But if Apple want to equip the 2G iPad with OLED displays, each one would cost around $500 – which is obviously an issue for consumers.

Will we see an OLED-based 2G iPad in 2011? Let us know your thoughts on this. Are you a fan of OLED displays or not?

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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