Nowhereelse.fr shares some new photos of an "iPad mini" that appeared on Chinese site Bolopad.

black ipad mini mockup front
Despite reports from other sites indicating that is likely to be an actual iPad mini, it is clearly a physical mockup and is simply the black version of a white mockup that appeared last week.

black ipad mini mockup rear
The mockup is consistent with leaked case designs and other mockups, pointing to a somewhat rounded case as opposed to the tapered design seen in the iPad. The design also includes Apple's new Lightning connector and a rear-facing camera.

black ipad mini mockup bottom
Apple is expected to introduce the iPad mini at a media event sometime in October.

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Oohara Avatar
118 months ago
They're not the only ones, which is why I decided to post it at all. ;)
Same fake screen as on the white one IMO, everything is in the exact same position, the apps, even the little red update circles match, both position indicators show first of four homescreens, same date on the calendar... ;)

That said, I'm still hoping these mockups are pointing to the real thing!



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sbrhwkp3 Avatar
118 months ago
Am I the only one who loves these mockups? I can't wait till it comes out. Will get one just for reading.
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appleguy123 Avatar
118 months ago
I'm not going to get one, I like the 10" one, but it sure looks nice. This puts the iPod touch in a weird spot. This iPad should be priced similarly, making the iPod seem grossly expensive.
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Anuba Avatar
118 months ago
I really do prefer the form factor of the current iPad over the mini size a lot. I just found the mini size too small for most of the things I do.
Well, I could say the same about all MacBooks smaller than 15" but clearly there's a market for those ultraportables. As a graphic designer/musician I find them lacking in resources and screen real estate, but that's just me. As small as the iPad is, it's a tad heavy for its size, and you can't grip it by the edges and hold it securely in one hand unless you're actor Michael Gambon. So I can see a market for an 'iPad Air', so to speak. A super light and cheap (for Apple) one that you have no excuses not to bring everywhere.
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Westside guy Avatar
118 months ago
I have gotten very tired of these stories.

I do want the device, though, should it ever actually surface.
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gibbz Avatar
118 months ago
The proportions of the bezel are completely crazy. Calling BS on this one.

Gruber (http://daringfireball.net/2012/08/ipad_mini_even_througher) explains a theory for the bezel proportions.
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