The WSJ is reporting that Apple will be shipping its new tablet device in March 2010, according to “people briefed by the company.”
While the device’s ship date hasn’t been finalized and could still change, people briefed on the matter said the new product will come with a 10 to 11-inch touch screen—which would make it closer in size to Apple’s line of MacBook laptops than its smart phone.
Apple was working on two different material finishes for the device, one of these people said, though it was unclear whether the Cupertino, Calif., company was just testing the finishes or planning to come out with multiple versions of a tablet at different prices.
I am most curious about 2 things: 1) The price point, and b) what makes this different from my laptop.
We will find out soon enough . . .
Apple to Ship Tablet Device in March
YUKARI IWATANI KANE And GEOFFREY A. FOWLER
WSJ, JANUARY 4, 2010, 7:10 P.M.