“Components purporting to belong to the forthcoming iPad mini have leaked online. If genuine, they suggest that Apple may be borrowing some design cues from the new iPhone 5,” Jon Mundy reports for Trusted Reviews.

“The pictures come courtesy of a Ukranian blog (appropriately titled UkranianiPhone), and seem to show the final rear panel component of a smaller iPad device – dubbed the iPad mini,” Mundy reports. “Previously we’ve only seen mock-ups.”

Mundy reports, “While the form factor revealed by these components is nothing new, they do reveal that Apple is using the same black anodised aluminium finish as can be found on the iPhone 5.”

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