iPad 3 is widely speculated to come with a high-resolution 2048×1536 Retina Display.
In fact, if you look closely at the iPad 3 event invite, it seems to confirm that Retina Display will be one of the major features of the third generation iPad.
Taiwanese publication – DigiTimes which has been on a roll with regards to iPad 3 related rumors reports that there may be some initial shortages for iPad 3 as LG, Samsung and Sharp who are expected to manufacture the Retina Display for iPad 3 have been slow in ramping up their production. According toDigiTimes, it may take at least a month for Apple’s suppliers to catch up with the demand.
Apple may not unable to ramp up the supply of its next-generation iPads (iPad 3), which are expected to be launched at a company event on March 7, due to insufficient supply of high resolution displays, according to industry sources in the supply chain. [..]
[..] Although Apple has chosen Sharp to replace Chimei Innolux (CMI) as one of its three suppliers for the high resolution (QXGA) panels – in addition to LG Display and Samsung Electronics, the whole supply chain has failed to substantially ramp up the supply of QXGA panels, the sources revealed.
Last year, Apple unveiled iPad 2 on March 2nd, followed by the launch in the U.S. on March 11th and the international launch in UK, Germany and 23 more countries on March 25th.
It remains to be seen if this rumored iPad 3 Retina Display supply contraints will force Apple to differ the launch in some countries.