More purported iPad 3 parts surface

Show only minor changes to the design

Images of what are claimed to be iPad 3 components have surfaced online, showing few changes from the current iPad 2 design.

The MIC Gadget blog has published photographs of what are claimed to be the front glass panel and rear shell of the next-generation iPad, as well as a video featuring the components (below).

There are also photographs of the Home button - which some had speculated would be missing from the iPad 3 when Apple's official invitations were sent out - adding weight to separate reports from last week that the Home button would still be present.

MIC Gadget says that the iPad 3 will come in three capacities - 16GB, 32GB and 64GB - despite reports from Taiwan last week that only mentioned the 16GB and 32GB models. Interestingly, the report claims that the prices will be the same as the current iPad 2 prices, and there will be no 4G/LTE capabilities.

Meanwhile, a report in Ars Technica claims that devices running iOS 6.0 have been visiting its website, logging on from within a block of IP addresses known to belong to Apple.

The data also shows that a device with a resolution of 2048 x 1536, which is the expected resolution of the iPad 3's retina display, has also been visiting the website. However, as Ars Technica has since clarified, the device with the 2048 x 1536 resolution isn't necessarily running iOS 6.

Apple Insider has noted that Apple is decorating San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts with a large, colourful banner in preparation for Wednesday's event.

Join the newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.
Rocket to Success - Your 10 Tips for Smarter ERP System Selection
Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.

Ben Camm-Jones

Macworld U.K.
Show Comments

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Sarah Ieroianni

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

The print quality also does not disappoint, it’s clear, bold, doesn’t smudge and the text is perfectly sized.

Ratchada Dunn

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The Huddle Board’s built in program; Sharp Touch Viewing software allows us to easily manipulate and edit our documents (jpegs and PDFs) all at the same time on the dashboard.

George Khoury

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The biggest perks for me would be that it comes with easy to use and comprehensive programs that make the collaboration process a whole lot more intuitive and organic

David Coyle

Brother PocketJet PJ-773 A4 Portable Thermal Printer

I rate the printer as a 5 out of 5 stars as it has been able to fit seamlessly into my busy and mobile lifestyle.

Kurt Hegetschweiler

Brother PocketJet PJ-773 A4 Portable Thermal Printer

It’s perfect for mobile workers. Just take it out — it’s small enough to sit anywhere — turn it on, load a sheet of paper, and start printing.

Matthew Stivala

HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer

The HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer is a great device that fits perfectly into my fast paced and mobile lifestyle. My first impression of the printer itself was how incredibly compact and sleek the device was.

Featured Content

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?