Apple selects camera lens maker for iPad 2.0

You know you’ve got hot news when even non-news looks like news, and today’s non-news news is that a component manufacturer has been selected to provide the lens for the next-gen iPad 2.0 — but won’t confirm or deny the industry chatter.

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“Largan Precision has declined to comment on market rumors indicating the company will be the sole lens module supplier for Apple’s upcoming iPad 2 tablet with shipments to kick off in the first quarter of 2011, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE).”

Thus say the folk over at Digitimes, who sagely add that the firm already supplies 5-megapixel lens modules for iPhone 4 (above). There’s more on the iPad 2.0 here.

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