Monday Apple Rumors: 55-Inch, $2,000 Apple TV in 2013

by Christopher Freeburn | June 4, 2012 12:51 pm

daily apple rumors  300x180 Monday Apple Rumors: 55 Inch, $2,000 Apple TV in 2013[1]Here are your Apple rumors[2] and AAPL news items for Monday.

Apple to Introduce 55-Inch $2,000 TV Set for Sale in 2013: Gene Munster, an analyst at Piper Jaffray (NYSE:PJC[3]) says that Apple (NASDAQ:APPL[4]) will introduce a 55-inch Apple-branded television set late this year[5], Apple Insider says. Munster says the new TV will feature a revolutionary user interface, possibly incorporating the Siri voice assistant currently found in the iPhone 4S, and will be priced between $1,500 and $2,000. Munster adds that the TV will probably become available for sale several months after it is announced, most likely within the first half of 2013, Apple Insider notes.

iOS 6 Will Bring Siri to the iPad This Fall: iPads will get Siri, the iPhone 4S’ voice assistant, when Apple deploys its iOS upgrade this fall[6], 9to5Mac says. The latest generation iPad received voice dictation with the iOS 5.1 update, but iOS 6 will offer the full Siri application. Siri has been tested on both the third-generation iPad and iPad 2, but will likely be exclusive to the third-generation iPad, 9to5Mac says.

Next iPhone and iPad Mini to Launch in September: An analyst with Topeka Capital Markets says that Taiwanese suppliers tell him that Apple will debut both its new iPhone and a smaller iPad in September[7], according to Apple Insider. The new iPhone will feature and aluminum back, while the 7.85-inch iPad will have a near retina quality display. Topeka Capital Markets believes that Apple stock could hit $1,111 a share inside 12 months, Apple Insider notes.

For more about the company, check out our previous Apple Rumors[8] stories.

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/hot-topics/apple-rumors-stock-news/
  2. Apple rumors: http://investorplace.com/search/?q=Apple+Rumors&searchsubmit=Search
  3. PJC: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=PJC
  4. APPL: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=APPL
  5. Apple-branded television set late this year: http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/12/06/01/55_apple_lcd_tv_for_about_2000_seen_as_matter_of_if_not_when.html
  6. iOS upgrade this fall: http://9to5mac.com/2012/06/04/apple-to-bring-full-siri-voice-assistant-to-the-ipad-with-ios-6-mockup-and-details/
  7. both its new iPhone and a smaller iPad in September: http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/12/06/04/exciting_sept_could_see_apple_intro_new_iphone_ipad_mini.html
  8. Apple Rumors: http://investorplace.com/2012/04/hot-topics/apple-rumors-stock-news/

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