According to the ever-active rumor mill over at DigiTimes, Apple is planning on launching the third generation iPad in January. Furthermore, the website adds that the device will include a battery that is double the capacity of the iPad 2.
The second generation iPad is thinner than the original iPad, and it's twice as fast, while still boasting the same battery life. If you were wondering how this could be possible, take a look at the above image. As you can see, the iPad 2's battery is huge.