Report: Next-gen iPad now in production

Summary:As HP prepares an update on WebOS and Motorola gets ready to launch the Android-powered Xoom, Wall Street Journal reports that the new iPad is now in production, offering hints that it will be here sooner, rather than later.

The Wall Street Journal, citing "people familiar with the matter," reported that a new version of Apple's iPad is now in production--and it will thinner and lighter than the debut model.

The device will also have at least one camera on the front, more memory and a more powerful graphics processor. But expect the same display resolution. It will be available through both Verizon and AT&T but not Sprint or T-Mobile.

The WSJ said it didn't have details on the pricing.

Read more of "WSJ: Next-gen iPad now in production; Tablet wars heating up" at ZDNet.

Topics: Hardware, Mobility, Tablets

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