The next-generation iPad will follow its smaller counterpart in offering a thinner design, at least according to an image leaked by French Web site Nowhereelse.fr.
The alleged image of the iPad 5 shows the front cover and the surrounding bezel with a much thinner design than that of the current iPad. The thinness of the case suggests that Apple is borrowing some design tips from the iPad Mini for its fifth-generation iPad.
Past rumors have. But this may be the first photo evidence to back up those rumors. Of course, that assumes the image is legit.
Nowhereelse.fr has a good track record of. In this case, the site said it received the image from one of its Chinese sources. But like with all leaked information, this image should be taken with a grain of salt.
The iPad 5's launch date remains a mystery.
A report out yesterday from DigiTimes said the new tablet would . A competing report published last month on the blog iMore claimed Apple , but that seems highly unlikely at this point.
Last year, Apple unveiled the fourth-generation iPad and the iPad Mini in October and released them in early November.
(Via Cult of Mac)