As we are getting closer to the iPad 5 announcement, the more leak photos appear on the internet. The next such frame published on Monday’s Tactus, who announced on the eve of a picture of the plastic housing of the budget iPhone.
In the new photos captured, allegedly, the back panel of the fifth-generation iPad. Judging by its size, the new Apple tablet will be slightly narrower predecessor. Apparently, the new model borrows design iPad mini – a slim anodized aluminum of the same color and the narrow framework (based on size) to the left and right of the display. The thickness of the device is from 7.5 to 8 mm and the weight is about 500 grams, points Tactus.
According to the source, the gadget will get a faster processor A7X, which will be created on 28-nanometer process technology, the camera iSight, 16/32/64 or 128 GB of memory for data storage. Display Retina, installed in the device will be manufactured by Japanese technology IGZO Sharp. IGZO provides a more economical power consumption and higher pixel density while reducing the thickness of the panel. It is known that the company AU Optronics, responsible for the supply of displays for tablet computers Apple, is also familiar with the technology.
The size of the battery in the iPad 5 will be 30% less, which will also affect the weight of the model, the source says. Moreover, its capacity will be less and will be around 9000 mAh.
The report Tactus said that the official announcement of iPad 5 could take place this summer, while sales of the tablet will begin in August or September.