A blog from Japan, Macotakara have information from suppliers in Asia that the next iPad next screen will have the same physical dimensions as the current iPads, and will support smart covers but may be thicker. According to the case of smart Asian suppliers that provide parts for the next iPad, a tablet computer from Apple next has the same screen size, but the case may be thicker with unknown reasons. Case iPad today, which includes the back, will not be compatible with the next iPad thick. Sources also said, before rounding the corner of the iPad will be equal to the current, then the smart covers are not suitable.
Macotakara itself has some information that is accurate, although not necessarily true as a whole. Site of the Japanese also had claimed that the iPad 3 has had rumors of the retina using a new resolution.