The U.S. computer group Apple is preparing to launch a new digital tablet, which would have a smaller screen than its model iPad, reports the Wall Street Journal Wednesday.
“The Asian suppliers of components for Apple getting ready for mass production in September, a tablet computer whose screen is smaller than the iPad”, the newspaper said on its website, citing officials anonymous in some of these suppliers.
According to two people familiar with the preparations, the diagonal of the screen of the tablet should be less than eight inches (20 centimeters), when that of the iPad is 9.7 inches (about 25 centimeters), the paper .
The product, which Apple may announce by October, will not have the high-definition (HD) screen featured on the iPad that was released in March, said one of the sources.
The article adds that the launch of this new product could allow Apple to maintain a dominant position on the market shelves, where competition is fierce since the Korean Samsung Group and the American Amazon, Microsoft and Google have entered recently .
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