Apple 12.9 inch iPad slated for the fourth quarter

Apple iPad AirApple is expected to introduce a 12.9 inch iPad in the fourth quarter of this year.

That’s according to a report in Digitimes, which said that the machine will use Sharp Open Cell LCD displays.

But Apple will second source Samsung for displays too.

Foxconn has a close relationship with Japanese company Sharp, according to the wire, which quotes unnamed industry sources.

The same sources believe that Apple will ship as many as five million iPad Pro tablets during the fourth quarter.

Foxconn subsidiary General Interface Solution will supply touch units, lamination, and assembly, Digitimes reported.