QXGA, 2048×1536. Panel production has started for the next-generation iPad, which will boast a 2048 x 1536 pixel (QXGA) display, Richard Shim, an analyst at DisplaySearch, told “CNET” ().

That Apple is sourcing the display from three suppliers underscores the challenges of manufacturing a 10-inch-class QXGA screen in high volume, he says, adding that Apple is working with three different manufacturers: Samsung, Sharp and LGD. The 2048×1536 screen will be the centerpiece the of the iPad 3, Shim says.

That resolution “is a quantum leap over iPad 2 which uses a more pedestrian 1024-by-768 display,” says “CNET.” Read more at http://news.cnet.com/8301-13924_3-57329257-64/production-starts-for-ipad-3-qxga-display-analyst/