“New photos claiming to show the machined aluminum back casing bound for a rumored 7.85-inch iPad hit the web on Wednesday, adding to the mountain of purported leaks relating to Apple’s fall iDevice lineup,” AppleInsider reports.

“While the pictures from Chinese website digi.163 (via nowhereelse.fr) appear to match previous images of the so-called ‘iPad mini,’ closer inspection of the part reveals slight discrepancies regarding the rumored tablet’s design,” AppleInsider reports. “Perhaps most obvious is the placement of the headphone jack, which was thought to be located at the bottom of the device alongside the device’s dock connector and repositioned speakers.”

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