Does This Leak Reveal the Size of the iPad 5?
It turns out the iPhone 5S is not the only upcoming Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) product that is susceptible to leaks. Only one day after posting purported pictures of the iPhone 5S battery, the French website nowhereelse.fr has posted what appear to be schematics for the next-generation iPad.
The website notes that the “iPad 5 should be less bulky than the current iPad 4 or iPad Retina” and appears to feature a “design modeled on that of the iPad mini.” Based on these leaked schematics, the website estimates that the iPad 5 will be about 9.1 inches long and 7 inches wide.
The current iteration of iPad is 9.5 inches long and 7.3 inches wide. According to nowhereelse.fr, the schematics indicate that the iPad 5 casing is about 0.31 inches thick, but it is not clear if this measurement includes the thickness of the screen. The current iPad 4 is 0.37 inches thick.