The next iPad could hit stores late this year. (Tim Wimborne/Reuters)

But a report from TG Daily cites FBR Capital Markets analyst Craig Berger as saying that although there will be a new tablet this year, it’s more likely to be an “iPad 2 Plus.” Also citing Berger, the International Business Times said the next iPad would change the iPad's display resolution from its current pixel density of 132 pixels per inch (ppi) to 250-300 ppi.

Berger also said that no production schedule has been confirmed, though he believes the tablet will launch late in 2011.

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