Sure, I know this may seem eerily familiar but a second report citing sources within China’s manufacturing industry claims Apple will introduce a new 7-inch model iPad soon. That’s as it emerges the iPhone 4 will launch in China in early September.

We let you know about last week’s Digitimes report, which claimed a 7-inch iPad is on the way. Now Taiwan’s Chinese-language Economic Daily News says Apple will launch this by the end of the year.

The report names several component contractors, including Chimel Innolux (screens). Touchscreen technology from Cando Corporation will feature in the devices, which will be manufactured by Compal Electronics.

China Unicom, Apple’s carrier in the China, will launch Apple

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