Trio of photos leak, showing the rear of the Apple iPad Air 2

Out of China on Sunday, comes a trio of pictures that allegedly show the shell for the Apple iPad Air 2. The speaker grille for the tablet, spotted on the bottom of the shell, would seem to put the kibosh on any rumors that Apple will employ front-facing speakers on the tablet. You might note that instead of the double row of speaker holes found in the Apple iPad Air, the sequel will have just one row, hinting at a thinner tablet...
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52 Comments

48. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Looks like you got a nice paycheck eh, M$ shill? Your "sufrace" laptop doesn't even comes close to this beauty.

10. Ninetysix

Posts: 2951; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Blow it away in what way exactly? Nexus never had the latest and greatest SoC on release date.

22. darkkjedii

Posts: 30904; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

It'll be a top selling, performing, and beautiful tablet as always. There's nothing truly revolutionary coming down the pipe for a couple years. If you look over the last couple years, it's been more evolution, than revolution. Phones and tabs are maxing out, wearables, auto, and home are the next frontiers. Apples SoC will be just fine, out spec'd by a couple, but real world performance will be top notch. Here comes Arte the ass.

49. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

I guess you forgot that nexus 10 came with the best chipset of its time- Exynos 5

51. Ninetysix

Posts: 2951; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

52. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Oh keep those crap benchmarks to yourself. Nexus devices never top those fake charts, because Google doesn't "optimise" chipset (read cheat)..... yet they are super smooth and fast. Also shall I tell you the truth that the iPad Air lags and stutters on ios 7 too. And FYI, I believe iPads are the best tablet experiences currently. Not a bandwagon hater.

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 30904; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Once again, the iPad will be the top seller, and one of the top performers.

17. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

The Cult of Apple has had a negative impact on the minds of many of its followers. It is largely believed that they brainwash people by telling them to 'think different'. Ironically it turns out that most of the cult's followers turn into mindless zombies believing everything their cult leader, Steve Jobs, tells them and as a result they rather 'think the same'. That's why iBoy. Hey Darkkjedii, I thought you said your gonna grow your hair, so you could cover your egghead shaped head bro...? You could grow it like an afro bro....? What's your plan Darkkjedii..?

21. darkkjedii

Posts: 30904; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Yawn.

29. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

You can do so much better than this, can't you?

31. darkkjedii

Posts: 30904; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Yawn.

43. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Nothing special. Consumers would probably buy this because they don't have a wide vision for tablets. And then we have the people on the other end who buy the Surface because they want huge heavy laptop thingys

45. Iodine

Posts: 1474; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

I love GOOOOOOOLD.

47. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Beautiful. I want the 64gb one, but even the 32gb is out of my budget. :(

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