A new batch of pics of what is supposedly the iPad 5′s bezel have emerged, showing off a design that resembles the iPad mini more than the iPad 4.
We’ve heard a lot of rumors about the iPad 5 lately, especially regarding the debut of its production and its sales, so it was about time we got a picture to match the rumors. What you see below comes from France, courtesy of nowhereelse.fr.
With the design having been largely unchanged for the past three generations, it’s time for Apple to come up with something new, and to make it fit in with the design language of the iPad mini, sleek and slim.
There is nothing really revealing about the leak apart from the thinner bezel, as expected it has slimmer bezels than the current 9.7? models. There’ll still be a front-facing camera, still be a home button and still be a white edition of the iPad when it launches.
Thinner bezels would not be a problem for people, as Apple has improved iOS so that accidental screen actions on the sides of iPads don’t register as actions/gestures which facilitate these narrower bezels.
The new iPad is expected to launch at WWDC in June alongside the “revamped” iOS 7 or even in September with the iPhone 5S.