According to Digitimes Apple plans to release a cheaper version of the ipad 2 with less memory. It is said that an 8gb iPad 2 will make its debut alongside the iPad 3 next week.
The iPad 3 is said to come with a 16gb and 32gb option and sell for a bit higher price than the current iPad 2′s.
upstream supply chain pointed out that the company is expected to launch two iPad 3 models – a 16GB version and 32GB version.
In addition to iPad 3, Apple is also expected to unveil an 8GB iPad 2, allowing the tablet PC series to cover different segments and to defend against Windows 8-based tablet PCs, the sources noted.