Ubiquitous Taiwanese sources say that iPad 5th generation will be equipped with the structure of the thin-film displays, type G/F2 (DITO), so that they will be thinner and lighter than predecessorsThis technology is already used in the Ipad mini. As you can see, it really is very thin and light, though it is within the same stuffing that iPad 2.
Testing the technology on a small iPad, Apple is now trying to increase their competitive advantage in the tablet market.
iPad mini in the analysis
We already know the supply chain displays for new iPad, and they will be the same as for the mini. Japanese Nitto provide Apple thin-film displays, Nissha Printing - touch screen modules, Taiwan TPK will lamination, and LG Display and Sharp - the manufacture of panels.
Providers report that this year will be able to produce 4 - 5 million units of production per month. The figures are serious, and it is hoped that the supply disruptions iPad 5 will arise. It remains to find out when they finally appear