Oppenheimer analyst Yair Reiner is citing “checks” into Apple’s supply chain that indicate production of the purported tablet will begin to ramp up in February with a March or April launch. He goes on to say that Apple will churn out 1 million tablets per month. Despite previous rumors that the tablet would have an OLED screen, Reiner claims that the device will have a 10.1-inch multi-touch LCD display.
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Reiner goes on to say that Apple has been in talks with book publishers and is offering a 70/30 split in revenue favoring publishers. Unlike Amazon, Reiner claims that Apple won’t require exclusives from publishers.
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