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Apple Expecting 6 Million iPad 2 Orders Per Month?


Digitimes reports that in anticipation of a high volume of orders for the next generation iPad, Apple is securing two additional touch panel makers, Chimei Innolux and Cando. According to Digitimes' sources, Apple's iPad 2 orders are expected to top 6 million units per month. In contrast, current iPad orders are only at 4 million units per quarter.

Apple has been widely rumored to be working on the next generation iPad for launch in early 2011. Several rumors have suggested the new iPad will have a better display and include at a front facing camera for FaceTime.