Apple To Launch ‘iPad HD’ With Retina Display; Redesigned iPhone 5 This Fall?

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later this fall, but it won’t be iPad 3 as some reports have suggested.
sources, Apple will unveil a new iPad for the higher end market, which will be dubbed
.
Our sources are saying that not only will there be a newly designed iPhone coming in the fall, but there is going to be a new entry into the iPad family as well. As hard as it might be to believe, the new tablet is said to sport a double resolution screen (2048 x 1536), and will be dubbed the “iPad HD.” The idea behind the product is apparently that it will be a “pro” device aimed at a higher end market — folks who work in video and photo production possibly — and will be introduced alongside something like an iPad version of Final Cut or Aperture. This product is specifically said to not be the iPad 3, rather a complimentary piece of the iPad 2 line. Think MacBook and MacBook Pro.
It has been speculated that iPad 3 will arrive this year, despite the launch of iPad 2 earlier in the year. Few months back, John Gruber of Daring Fireball who has a good track record when it comes to Apple rumors, 
in September this year.
We’ve always maintained that it is unlikely that iPad 3 will be released this year as Steve Jobs had categorically stated that “2011 is the year of iPad 2”, but if Apple launches iPad HD  as a complimentary iOS device to the iPad line then that statement will still be true.
report also provides some insight into the conflicting reports about next generation iPhone ’s form factor. According to some reports,
. While, some reports claim that the
such as faster processor, 8-megapixel camera etc. just like
, but won’t feature an all-new design and will look like iPhone 4. According to
, as Apple has also been testing components for iPhone 5 within iPhone 4 enclosures, it has probably caused the confusion.
Simply put, as the iPhone 5 components are built for a smaller and lighter device, they can be easily fit into a casing which for all intents and purposes looks identical to an iPhone 4… and that’s exactly what Apple has been doing. Our sources tell us that the company has been testing the new components in old iPhone cases, for obvious reasons.
sources also reports that iPhone 5 will most likely be completely redesigned as iPhone 4 design has fallen out of favor with Apple executives.
We can’t wait to find out what Apple has in store for us later this fall. What do you think about the possibility of iPad HD and a completely redesigned iPhone 5? Please share your views in the comments section below.

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