Archive for the ‘iPad Rumours’ Category
In addition to the much rumored iPad Mini which is expected to be released at a dedicated event next month, Apple is reportedly working on a next generation iPad prototype with a widescreen HD display of 16:9 ratio, according to the Examiner (via Razorian Fly). This will make the iPad ‘taller’ and not ‘wider’ following the iPhone 5 and new iPod touch display pattern.
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Yesterday, new photos of an alleged working 7.85″ iPad Mini hit the web, highlighting the product’s widely rumored features like thinner bezels, lightning dock, metallic backplate, dual speakers and more. Today, another physical iPad Mini mockup based on the same specs has been obtained by Gizchina.com (via MacRumors) which is basically one of those $15 dummy units selling through Chinese online marketplace Taobao, in white and black colors.
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A couple of weeks back, an alleged iPad Mini rear shell was leaked from the Foxconn factory which assisted Chinese case makers in producing a variety of iPad Mini cases. Based on the same form factor, newly leaked photos of an alleged iPad Mini reveal the same features we’ve seen in the past i.e thinner bezels along the side, aluminum back plate and the same mystery hole in the … Read More
A brave Foxconn worker has reportedly succeeded in leaking out an iPad mini rear shell from the factory and is looking to sell it for 38,000 RMB (approx. US $6000) in Shenzhen, China. While no buyer has apparently committed to buy it so far, a bunch of local case makers have used its dimensions to create a mold of an iPad mini and are now selling iPad mini cases online for as low … Read More
Last week, some new renders of 7.85″ iPad Mini based on rumored specifications that have been floating around, were published on the web which reflected a device with super thin bezel. Today, first physical mockups of purported smaller iPad based on same specs have hit the web, courtesy of Apple.Pro that have been obtained from TaoBoa (via 9to5Mac).
The mockups show a very slim design with super thin bezels as well as a smaller … Read More
According to a new report by Bloomberg, Apple is expected to use display panels from AU Optronics Corp. and LG Display Co. for its forthcoming iPad Mini, which is expected to be released at a dedicated Apple event in October. Meanwhile, Yeh Cheng Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn, and TPK Holding Co. will supply the lamination coating for the smaller iPad that will measure 7.85 inches diagonally.
While LG is already supplying … Read More
Those who’ve bee following the iPad Mini rumor mill for the past several weeks would know that the alleged device, which is expected to be announced at a dedicated October media event, will most likely be an inexpensive, smaller 7.85″ iPad with a a super sleek bezel. While previous rumors have set the price tag for iPad Mini to be around $299, Rhoda Alexander, an analyst at IHS iSuppli, believes that Apple … Read More
A couple of days back, we received a report which all but confirmed that Apple’s smaller iPad will indeed be announced at a dedicated October media event. Yesterday’s report speculated that it will most likely be named ‘iPad Mini’. Today, new renders of this 7.85″ iPad Mini in accordance with updated rumours that suggest it will sport a super thin bezel, have been published on the web by InventHelp‘s Nickolay … Read More
Earlier today, we received further confirmation that Apple’s smaller iPad will be announced in an October media event. The name of this smaller iPad has been debated before, some thought it would be called the “iPad air”, but now we are hearing that could be called the “iPad mini”, according to a report by Macotakara (Google Translation):
According to Asian source, the name of Apple’s new product, which … Read More
Initially discovered by Giz-China.com, a bunch of purported iPad Mini protective cases have hit the web suggesting a rear-facing camera in addition to a mysterious tiny hole at the centre, which the source believes could well be for a new rear-facing microphone (via Apple Insider).
These third-party cases are allegedly designed to fit Apple’s much rumored smaller iPad a.k.a the iPad Mini. The cases show space for a camera at the top left … Read More