Rumors: iPad 3 to have Siri, 1080p camera, A5X dual core processor

I'm expecting Siri in the new iPad 3 — and eventually across Apple's product line — but even so, it's nice to hear rumors that it's coming. A Chinese site reports this and other details, as well as including a photo of the front glass panel of the iPad 3. You can read more on AppleInsider. Other rumored details include a 1080p camera with image stabilization. The site also reported that the A5X processor in the new device is dual core, though likely beefed up a bit to handle Siri and offer even better graphics performance. And it asserts, as have so many other rumors, that the iPad 3 will have a high-resolution retina display. Again, the expected date for the announcement of this new goody is March 7.

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Jim Karpen holds a Ph.D. in literature and writing, and has a love of gizmos. His doctoral dissertation focused on the revolutionary consequences of digital technologies and anticipated some of the developments taking place in the industry today. Jim has been writing about the Internet and technology since 1994 and has been using Apple's visionary products for decades.