Rumour Claims Apple Building 12-inch LCD for Larger iPad with OEM Quanta


12.9-inch iPad mockup vs iPad vs iPad mini (via MacRumors)

A fresh rumoured has surfaced claiming Apple is working with one of its suppliers Quanta to build a 12-inch LCD for a larger iPad, reports United Daily News (via Macotakara), with the loose Google Translation below:

Market also reported in the supply chain to win new Apple product orders under Quanta also have the opportunity to grab iPad related OEM orders, even rumored Apple is developing a 12-inch iPad, Quanta also involved.

UDN also claims Apple is expected to refresh its MacBook Pro lineup in October. Taiwan-based Quanta, the world’s largest manufacturer of notebooks in the world and an Apple supplier, is apparently looking to diversify to offset the decline of notebook sales.

Rumours of a larger 12.9-inch iPad first surfaced in May dubbed the ‘maxi’, with the WSJ later confirming in July Apple was asking its suppliers for larger iPad prototypes up to 13-inches.

Would you ever consider a 12-inch or larger iPad?


  • K.

    I’m considering passing my iPad 3 down to get a mini so for a short answer: hell no!

  • kakarot11

    Yes! The mini and nexus 7 was just too small for me… And after using the retina display for years, looking at the mini made me sick

  • El Cockblock

    “…the world’s largest manufacturer of notebooks in the world…” The editor also works for the department of redundancy department.

  • crosseyed_mofo

    the maxi ipad


  • El Cockblock

    I see what you did there…