iPad maxi rumors of launch in 2014

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Korean site ETNews.com reports that a larger version of the iPad will be launched in 2014.

The size of the tablet would measure 12.9 inches, basically the screen of a laptop.

According to the report, the iPad Maxi would be ideal for the education sector and could gradually replace textbooks.

The site claim that Apple is already in talks with display manufacturers and component suppliers in Korea.

The portability and long battery life should be in favor of the iPad Maxi.

The tablet would compete with the segment of laptops and ultrabooks usually equipped with screens of this size.

Source: ETNews Via Unwired View