Is This the Backside of the iPad Mini?

Is This the Backside of the iPad Mini? Rumors
Mike Cane turned up a new set of leaked photos this morning. They show what I think rally could be the iPad Mini. There's not much to the story besides the photos, but I am ever so hopeful they're the real deal.

If they are then the iPad Mini is going to have a camera on the back. The cutout might suggest a 3G model but it also might be there to free up the Wifi antenna (otherwise it would be blocked by the metal shell).
Is This the Backside of the iPad Mini? Rumors
While you're looking at the photos, check out the bottom edge. It looks like this shell has the new smaller dock connector that is rumored to be on the next iPhone. Pretty cool, huh?

Next week is Apple's yearly Wordlwide Developers Conference (WWDC), so I'm sure some are expecting for this to be unveiled there. Not me; Apple likes to make a true spectacle whenever they unveil a new gadget, which is why they are all scheduled as stand-alone events.


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6 Comments on Is This the Backside of the iPad Mini?

  1. digital reader fan // 8 June, 2012 at 12:33 pm // Reply

    Please take ipad not ipod apps. Fun to speculate, thanks Nate.

  2. What do you mean by Mike Cane turned up these photos? I appreciate the link, but what does that mean? Please supply full credit in the event you are saying someone else came about these photos. If someone found them on our site and showed you, you should mention them as a hat tip.

    • Mike Cane is a friend of mine who often turns up links for me. Sometimes he does his own post and sometimes he doesn’t. He’s fine with getting named as the source, so I don’t usually link to him.

      But you’re right that I should more explicitly name you as a source. Will do.

  3. digital reader fan // 8 June, 2012 at 3:44 pm // Reply

    There is an update to Graham’s site now. At the top. Come on Apple Keep the price point on this reasonable.

  4. It looks like there’s a micro sd slot on the top pic, so I doubt this is an actual Apple product.

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