Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 leak out straight from the source

Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 leak out straight from the source
The usually secretive Apple just let slip its two big secrets for tomorrow’s event: the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. Screenshots of the iPad user guide for iOS 8.1 appeared on the iTunes Store, and interestingly enough, the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 appeared prominently there.

These screen grabs confirm that the 2014 iPads will feature the Touch ID fingerprint sensor, and a new for the iPad Air 2 ‘Burst mode’ (there’s no mention whether the ‘mini’ will get the latter). Of course, it’s also nice to see the official names ‘iPad Air 2’ and ‘iPad mini 3’ confirmed from an official Apple document.

For all else, we know from rumors that the new tablets will get a third, gold color option, and whispers suggest the iPad Air 2 could be thinner than before, even laying claim to the world’s thinnest tablet position.

Even though we're not into conspiracy theories, we should note that this leak by otherwise extremely secretive Apple appears just as all eyes are on Google's new Nexus family and that does seem a bit suspicious.

What do you think? And how will tomorrow's event pan out? Tune in at 10am PT tomorrow for our coverage of Apple’s iPad event.

source: 9to5Mac

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iPad Air 2
  • Display 9.7" 1536 x 2048 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8X, Triple-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 7340 mAh
iPad mini 3
  • Display 7.9" 2048 x 1536 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A7, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 6350 mAh



1. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Apple has gotten really boring. Hopefully there is something more to their announcement tomorrow other than these two warmed over iPads.

22. gehrig

Posts: 423; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

Yes, like NEW IPODS!!!!

2. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014

okay so nothing new :P jk the ram and touch id is a major upgrade

3. MrWilli5

Posts: 77; Member since: Feb 13, 2011

does it have the bend feature?

6. htcforlife

Posts: 73; Member since: Apr 15, 2014

No point in buying it otherwise....

4. Antimio

Posts: 313; Member since: Nov 11, 2013

Same old boring design. They must be pretty busy looking at what others are doing..

5. ryq24

Posts: 875; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

There are so many cheap chinese tablet. iPad is dead if it continue to sell their products at exorbitant price.

7. htcforlife

Posts: 73; Member since: Apr 15, 2014

Too many iSheep out there fella! Will always buy what apple sells

8. beggerking

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

weak icrap air

9. sherkhan

Posts: 34; Member since: Oct 02, 2014

good new new design for Mini 3.. i dont have to upgrade from my Mini Retina

16. sherkhan

Posts: 34; Member since: Oct 02, 2014

*no new design

10. Tuxedo

Posts: 356; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

Apple trolling Google's party???

11. scarface21173

Posts: 689; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

Apple ios is for beginers

13. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Exactly, I got my mom an iphone 4s because shes new to smartphones..

12. D.Lamore

Posts: 198; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

waste of money

14. darkkjedii

Posts: 31039; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Looking good Apple, may have to rush one. The best just got a little better.

15. asiansatan

Posts: 59; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

when you bend iphone, it become mini3

17. ncallan

Posts: 43; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

speakers plural? finaly stereo speakers on the Ipad. It's the goddam furure!

18. twens

Posts: 1175; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Yet it's going to sell in millions. Damn, apple how do you do it? How do you keep people interested in your products? Samsung and othe companies need to learn the little trick cos they offer way more for their money.

19. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Take iPad Air. Add fingerprint sensor and some RAM. People will call it revolutionary...

20. strudelz100

Posts: 646; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

I see a bunch of the same jealous posts. "I can't afford an iPhone" is how they read to me.

21. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

As the iPhone is the leading phone brand amongst the homeless, your theory is probably not correct.

24. BlueNavigator

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 09, 2014

They might have sold their home to buy an iphone :P

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