Rumors continue to flow about iPad mini. We have been hearing various rumors about iPad mini since the launch of original iPad. Recently Gottabemobile has posted some photos of iPad mini engineering samples. Now ThinkiOS has posted some schematics of iPad mini. According to ThinkiOS, they have received these schematics from one of their sources in China, who has confirmed that Apple will launch iPad mini later this year. The schematics reveals the design of iPad mini. You can see the schematics of iPad mini posted below.
The above schematics reveals that iPad mini will come with 7-inch screen, 19-pin dock connector and two speakers. According to the source of ThinkiOS, the thickness of iPad mini will be 7.3mm while the thickness of current generation iPad is 9.4mm. It indicates that iPad mini will be 2.1mm thinner than the new iPad. The source of ThinkiOS has claimed that the width of iPad mini will be 5.3-inch and its length will be 7.87-inch while the width of current generation iPad is 7.31-inch and its length is 9.50-inch.
The source of ThinkiOS has also confirmed that the screen size of iPad mini will be 7-inch. It coincides with a previous report from iMore, which has claimed that Apple will launch 7-inch iPad in October. Recently Chinese newspaper Apple Daily has claimed that Apple will use IGZO display in the iPad mini to make it thinner and more power efficient than the current generation iPad.
The iPad mini launch date is not officially announced yet. According to various sources, Apple will launch iPad mini in October this year and the mass production of iPad Mini will be started in September. Recently MyDrivers had claimed that iPad mini with IGZO display will cost $249. You have to wait until October to purchase iPad mini at a price of $249.