Alleged leaked iPad 5 schematics verify reports that the next-generation Apple tablet will include a more iPad-mini like design. The French blog NowhereElse. fr published three images that show the iPad’s speaker has actually been moved from the back to the bottom, and that the iPad 5 will include a thinner body and skinnier side bezels. These are all feature of Apple’s initial iPad mini launched in 2012.
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Earlier this year, Jeremy Horwitz of iLounge described a fifth-generation iPad prototype as ‘stretched iPad mini,’ and the Asia trade publication DigiTimes stated the brand-new iPad would be 33 percent lighter and 15 percent thinner than the iPad 4. The DigiTimes likewise reported that iPad 5 production will start in July-August, and begin delivering in September.
Other reports have actually pointed to the iPad mini 2 being launched in Q4 of 2013, and that the iPad 5 will be available in 2 different sizes. According to an earlier report, Apple is working with an ‘iPad maxi’ with a 12.9-inch display. If true, Apple’s iPad lineup will feature 3 sized iPad choices, consisting of the original 9.7-inch iPad and 7.9-inch iPad mini.