The panels being tested are between 46-inches and 55-inches, say the sources.
Despite the internal testing, the sources say a 2013 launch is not as likely as some would like to believe, with Apple setting no timetable for release.
There have been rumors for years of the HDTV, which CEO Tim Cook recently called "more than a hobby." The rumored device will include a variant of the Mac OS X, a la carte channel selection and other smart device features.
Apple is likely waiting until they can rival Samsung Smart TVs before releasing a product that will likely be a game changer for the world's most valuable public company.
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 19 Dec 2012 23:24