Next-Generation iPad Mini's Silver Rear Shell with Embedded Black Apple Logo Appears in New Photos

Following a report from yesterday that appeared to show photos of the iPad 5's silver rear shell, FanaticFone has posted new photos of the alleged silver casing of the next generation iPad mini. While the photos highlight typical features such as a rear facing camera, speakers and the Lightning port, it does feature an embedded black Apple logo, which is a change from the current iPad mini that uses a printed mirrored logo.

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Aside from the change to the Apple logo, the shell appears essentially identical to the current iPad mini.

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Apple is expected to launch the next-generation iPad mini with a potential Retina display sometime in the fall, while the fifth-generation iPad may appear as soon as next month.

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Top Rated Comments

Eduardo1971 Avatar
140 months ago
Never liked the black logo on white products

That's racist!
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
M-O Avatar
140 months ago
Pass. Waiting for the plastic rear cased iPad MiniC.

behold, a rumor is born.
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tbayrgs Avatar
140 months ago
Bummer, was hoping for dual speakers at top and bottom of the device, i.e. HTC One or Nexus 7. Considering most video is watched in landscape, having dual speakers at one end doesn't make much sense.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
student_trap Avatar
140 months ago
Never liked the black logo on white products

I think silver looks better.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
attila Avatar
140 months ago
No flash.

disappointing.


Don't be a Padhole http://thebestpageintheuniverse.net/c.cgi?u=padhole
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
needfx Avatar
140 months ago
black slate is far cooler
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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