Purported iPad Mini Mold Leaks?

Posted July 10, 2012 at 10:15pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 11528 views

After posting the apparent iPhone 5 engineering samples, Gottabemobile went ahead and posted the rumored iPad mini case mold.

The new case mold, which is thinner than the current iPad, is seen with the newer dock connector that is also rumored to be in the next generation iPhone.

While case molds and models can be accurate, it is important to remember all the case manufacturers that were fooled last year by the rumored iPhone 5 with a teardrop back, which never was released.

What we've found, using a pixel count, is that the iPad Mini should be around 213.36mm tall and about 143.67mm wide. This is approximately two-thirds of the size of the new third-generation iPad. The new iPad is 185.67mm wide, 241.3mm tall, and 9.39mm thick.

Google's Nexus 7 tablet has a width of 120mm which means that the iPad Mini, if our calculations are close, might be around 23.67mm wider than the Nexus 7. The Nexus 7 tablet measures in at 198.5mm high which means that the iPad Mini may be a little taller than Google's 7-inch tablet.


Rumors of an iPad mini have been floating around since the iPad's inception. Perhaps this fall is when we finally see one?

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Magnus - July 12, 2012 at 8:40am
Why is it called iPad mini and not IPod touch+?
and this is how apple enter the console market - July 10, 2012 at 11:39pm
as i see the colors, i get a hinch how apple is gonna market this.. every tablet lover would get een ipad, but the kids who want to play with it, is to big for.. so it would be perfect to market this for childeren/gamers to compete with the nintendo ds and playstaion vita! hook it up on your tv via apple tv and your all set for the apple experience
Prince - July 10, 2012 at 11:18pm
This shit is getting absolutely ridiculous. But i guess this is what happens when you become ultra famous, whether your a human, or a product. People just keep making shit up. I think i heard at one point in my life that Micheal Jackson had clones of himself made. More famous=more rumors.
terrance&philip - July 11, 2012 at 12:24am
That was Saddam and not MJ. People would rather die than look like these douches.
Hossein - July 11, 2012 at 3:02pm
What the hell do you say? You dont know any thing Sadam hossein was a bitch but the real HOSSEIN is some one that you can not understand....im so sorry for you
Hossein - July 10, 2012 at 10:52pm
We should firstly think,what are apple policies(no copy at all even about size) & then maybe we do not speak about smaller ipad any more...
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