Alleged image of Apple iPad 4 screen shows a bigger hole for FaceTime camera

Alleged image of Apple iPad 4 screen shows a bigger hole for FaceTime camera
Is a bigger FaceTime camera coming to the Apple iPad 4

Is a bigger FaceTime camera coming to the Apple iPad 4

It seems strange to be talking about the Apple iPad 4 when tomorrow the Apple iPad mini will be introduced, but a site called Apple.pro was able to obtain a picture of what is allegedly the front screen of the next full-sized Apple tablet. According to the source of the picture, the Apple iPad 4 screen uses optical bonding which is a process that glues glass in front of a display to improve its readability in areas with high humidity. It also reduces glare and allows the screen to be thinner. It is a process that is also being used on the screen of the Microsoft Surface tablet.

In addition, the picture of the screen shows a larger cutout for the FaceTime camera. That could mean that Apple plans on bringing a larger camera sensor to its next 9.7 inch tablet.The front-facing camera on the third iteration of the Apple iPad is .3MP. On the Apple iPhone 5 and 5th gen Apple iPod touch, the FaceTime shooter is 1.2MP would gives us a clue of were Apple may go with the feature in the iPad 4.

The tablet wars are just beginning to heat up. You have Apple competing in the low price 7 inch category with the Amazon Kindle Fire HD and the Google Nexus 7. You have Microsoft competing in the full size space with the 9.7 inch Apple iPad. What will be next?

source: Apple.pro via BGR

Optical Bonding will make the Apple iPad 4 screen thinner

Optical Bonding will make the Apple iPad 4 screen thinner


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17 Comments

1. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Next will be UBUNTU on Nexus, On Acer etc .... competition is always good for those who hate monopoly :)

2. Ninetysix

Posts: 2933; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Is that why Ubuntu is so popular on desktop? OOohhh..can't wait!

3. arsenaljimenez

Posts: 196; Member since: May 03, 2012

WHO CARES!

4. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

i dont think apple will announce iPad 4 coz as far as i know they only announce one iDevice per year! so iPad 4 will be 2013....

13. mrllano

Posts: 91; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Nobody said apple will announce ipad 4 this year

14. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

its the New ipad$

5. techguy22

Posts: 227; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

meh!!

6. eisenbricher

Posts: 973; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

Maybe the chinaman put a bigger drill bit by mistake?

7. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Ipad 4, a.k.a. the newest new ipad.

9. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Actually, it is a red herring used by Apple to find the source of a leak. Someone is going to be out of work soon....

10. Reverence

Posts: 224; Member since: Jul 16, 2012

ipads can only have holes nothing else!

11. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Leaks are coming in early, looks like Tim Cook isn't doing a good job in preventing these things from happening. We even might see what the iPad 4 might look like sometime around this year if this keeps on going.

12. chunk1x

Posts: 248; Member since: Jun 25, 2011

Bigger hole in the face time camera is need because of bigger heads of iPad users. :P

15. fistigons

Posts: 368; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

The Notion Ink Adam 2 will be next.

16. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

So this is what Apple rumors have amounted to...From liquid metal to bigger camera hole =_="

17. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

"its also reduces glare" lmao my gnex screen doesnt have any glare at all....deep black

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