With perfect timing, the 5th generation iPad is said to be featured in more than 100 new high-resolution photos, some of which compare the iPad 4 to its purported follow-up.
The supposed new iPad looks noticeably smaller than the current iPad 4, taking cues from the iPad mini while still maintaining the same 9.7-inch screen of a full-sized tablet.
iPad 5 fingerprint sensor?
Now that Apple has unveiled the iPhone 5S with the latest features like the Touch ID fingerprint sensor, the question is whether the new iPad is going to receive the same treatment.
Dickson's current batch of photos include the casing and the front panel of the unconfirmed iPad 5, so without the new home button present, there isn't much room to speculate.
History has taught us that the new iPad doesn't always launch with the latest and greatest features contained in the iPhone.
As the next Apple event, thought to be in October, draws closer and everyone's focus on the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C subsides, we should find out more about the company's next tablets.
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