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Next iPad Will Have Retina Display?But non-Apple smartphones

LG Display CEO Kwon Young-soo may have confirmed that the next iPad will feature a Retina Display, according to the Korea Times.
The CEO told reporters on Thursday that more smartphone manufacturers will release new models employing LG’s ‘Retina Display’ that has been used in iPhones and iPads. However, the iPad currently does not use a Retina Display; neither has a Retina Display iPad been announced by the company.

The case has been building for a third-generation iPad with Retina Display in recent weeks. The latest clue arrives in a Korean Times report about LG Display CEO’s meeting with reporters late yesterday. Asked whether his company would enter the OLED market for smaller portable devices, CEO Kwon Young-soo responded by accusing Samsung of misleading the market because OLED displays “are not suitable in terms of picture quality, response time, energy consumption and contrast ratios for smartphones and tablets”. He said LG Display would make OLED displays for big screen TVs and then dropped this bombshell:

He said more smartphone manufacturers will release new models employing LG’s “Retina Display’’ that has been used in iPhones and iPads.

Earlier this week, Daring Fireball’s John Gruber also stated the iPad 3 would use a 2048×1536 retina display.
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