iPad mini Update: Amazing new high resolution, 3D interactive mockup, and latest images of what the iPad mini may look like.

Siva's Special Report: the iPad mini

 

As the date of unveiling for the new iPhone draws near, more images are surfacing of the newest iPad, known as the iPad mini, which is expected to be released sometime in October.

 

Siva's Special Report: the iPad mini

 

MacRumors has recently joined forces with Ciccarese Design, and drawn upon the rumors, parts leaks and concepts from case manufacturers to create the latest renderings of the new iPad mini, as well as an incredible 3D interactive model of the device that you can check out.

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Siva's Special Report: the iPad mini

 

I hope you enjoy this new video:

 

If you can't see the video just click HERE!

 

I've also shared some of the freshest images to hit the net, courtesy of MacRumors depicting various renderings of the iPad mini.

 

Siva's Special Report: the iPad mini

 

Siva's Special Report: the iPad mini

 

Note that some of the images we are seeing now show the headphone jack located in close proximity to the charging dock.

 

Siva's Special Report: the iPad mini

 

Only time will tell, but things certainly are getting interesting! With the anticipated launch date of the iPad mini drawing nigh, I expect we will be seeing more leaked images surfacing over the coming days and weeks. I'll keep you posted.

 

Also, for more on what we expect to see revealed at the upcoming September 12th Apple media event, take a look at this great analysis from MacWorld for more details.

 

UPDATED: Just this morning I shared the above mockups, and now, this evening MacRumors has now posted these great new images of what is purported to be the authentic shell of the iPad mini:

 

Siva's Special Report: the iPad mini

Siva's Special Report: the iPad mini

Siva's Special Report: the iPad mini

 

 

 

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As Senior Gear Editor at iPhone Life, Siva reports on the latest and greatest accessories built for the iOS ecosystem. From rugged gear and Bluetooth speakers, to headphones, unique iDevice cases, and iOS remote controlled vehicles, Siva's articles cover a wide range of great gear for the iPhone and iPad. A core gamer for over three decades, Siva also writes iPhone Life's Game Centered column, which focuses on the best iOS games and game related news. Additionally, Siva's company, iDoc Tech Support, offers web design and administration services as well as iPhone and iPad repairs. When not at his work desk, Siva loves spending time with family and enjoying the wonders of nature. You can follow him on Twitter @idoctech