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iPad Mini Prototype With Two Microphones [Photos]

iPad Mini Prototype With Two Microphones [Photos]

Posted May 26, 2013 at 5:16pm by iClarified · 23305 views
Apple was planning to include a second microphone in the iPad mini, according to a new report from Sonny Dickson.

Dickson has obtained photos of a prototype iPad mini that clearly show an extra hole centered at the top rear of the device. He's uncertain why the second microphone was cut from the final product.

The current generation iPad mini only features one microphone on the the top of the device. Current generations of the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad all have a second microphone that is used to improve audio quality during phone calls, shooting video, and using Siri, so it doesn’t make much sense for Apple to neglect that feature on the current generation mini.

Notably, schematic leaks and case leaks for the iPad mini all featured an opening for this second microphone. In fact, some cases sold on Amazon still feature the opening. This would suggest that it was scraped close to release. Dickson says that prototypes and shell models are stolen by Foxconn works and sold to case manufacturers for up to $6000.

Take a look at the photos below...

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iPad Mini Prototype With Two Microphones [Photos]

iPad Mini Prototype With Two Microphones [Photos]
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Watchdog - May 27, 2013 at 11:14pm
I'm sorry for my son's behavior. He has had psychological issues since pubity. He escaped the institution not long ago and they are looking for him. He is an albino ( admittedly a biological product of saturday night ) with other defective genes which result in mental retardation. Again, he won't be bothering nice people much longer now that we know where he is. Sincerly, A repented father.
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Jedediah Johnson - May 27, 2013 at 12:12pm
Let me guess, you're either black or Jewish? The two that you for some reason left out. You racist bastard! Hope you get hit by a truck.
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Caca ko - May 27, 2013 at 12:27am
That looks legit. And u mispelled 'workers' near the end. ;)
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