A thinner rear case with less taper is shown off on video compared to an older model, giving us one of our first looks at how the new model will stack up. But when will we see the refresh unveiled?
" />

Fifth-generation iPad casing compared to older model

Here’s a refreshing break from all the leaked iPhone parts and cases: a look at the next-generation iPad. The rear case of the tablet received the once over in a video comparing the new model to an older iPad build, confirming much of what we have heard about the refresh.

The fifth-gen iPad will take its design cues from the iPad mini, going for a thinner, lighter build. This includes a slimmer bezel and a look that is slightly more square compared to older iterations.

Apple is expected to launch the iPad update alongside a new iPad mini later this year, but it is unclear if the devices will be part of an event next week to unveil new iPhones. Apple’s new tablets should be available by the holiday season.

[via BGR]

Continue reading:


  • TheScienceEnthusiast1130

    It would be awesome if “Apple Incorporated” had plated a layer of either “Graphene”, “Boron Nitride”, “Diamond”, “Carbon Fiber”, “Gold”, “Platinum”, “Polytetrafluoroethylene”, “Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene”, and more…in their next product in their product families “iPad”, “iPhone”, “iPod”, “iMac”, and more…

  • TheScienceEnthusiast1130

    I did NOT see a genuine “iPad” (5th generation).