Apple tablet rumor du jour includes GSM HSDPA connectivity

Apple tablet rumor du jour includes GSM HSDPA connectivity
Time to swallow your daily dose of tablets. In this case, we are talking about the rumored Apple tablet where every day brings another tall tale. Today's story comes to us from the Taiwan Economic News. The paper says that the guys from Cupertino have designed themselves a device that features a 9.6 inch Wintek touchscreen display, uses a processor from Apple's own P.A. Semi, and will offer 3G connectivity through HSDPA which means (Gasp!) no Verizon Wireless.

All of this fresh info comes from battery maker Dynex. The power cell firm says it has a contract to produce 300,000 long lasting battery packs per month for the tablet. The long, long awaited product is expected out in February 2010 and should retail for $799 to $999 according to the report. If the tablet does use a HSDPA 3G connection, it would compete with Nokia's internet tablets and various carriers' netbook releases that also use a similar means to connect to the internet.

source: TaiwanEconomicNews via BGR


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11 Comments

1. Rampaj33

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 15, 2009

ok so seriously who ever posts this crap really needs to start going off fact not fiction there was a interview with lowell mcadams done about a month and a half a go where they were talking about the future of vzw and a certian reporter asked lowell if there was a future with apple and vzw and he said " no comment at this time but I do talk to steve jobbs every day and there is a potential relationship but it will revole around LTE and not cdma" and the other thing is the apple tablet is sot a forsure thing even quite yet

2. artz1986

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

"This article contains unofficial information"

3. artz1986

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

I guess the question is going to end up being netbook or tablet?

4. cartman

Posts: 45; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Just because it has some HSDPA doesn't mean VZW is out of the picture. It could be just the Euro version or something, with the American version having CDMA radios with the GSM at its side.

5. demusglyn

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 15, 2009

With 88% of the world GSM; its a no-brainer!

6. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

88%?

7. jskrenes

Posts: 209; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

You know people will be picking up one of these and a VZW mifi.

8. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009

that is a hell of a touchscreen and thats gonna be pretty big battery, and is this gonna be phone cabable, like calls n txting or just like a super awesome netbook

9. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009

that is a hell of a touchscreen and thats gonna be pretty big battery, and is this gonna be phone cabable, like calls n txting or just like a super awesome netbook

10. Osukaru

Posts: 68; Member since: Jul 02, 2008

Voice Guaranteed no, its a tablet/computer afterall. Text...Depends on carrier if it was on vzw it would have texting capabilities, but why would u wanna turn on ur computer on or have it on 24/7 just to send/receive sms. It is 10 Inches thats pretty stinking big to put up to your ear for phone calls.

11. mrsunrise19

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 16, 2009

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