Apple’s 7.85-inch iPad mini and future iPads to employ ITO film coating, sources say

“A so-called ‘iPad mini’ reportedly in the works at Apple for a late 2012 release may be the first of the company’s tablet devices to include displays coated with indium tin oxide (ITO), an electrically conductive transparent substance that acts as an EMI shield and helps reduce radio interference,” Katie Marsal reports for AppleInsider.

“The 7.85-inch device will reportedly be the first from the Cupertino-based company to employ Efun’s ITO technology, as reports out of the Far East suggest that the fourth-generation 9.7-inch iPad will also receive the same treatment closer to its launch next year,” Marsal reports.

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]

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