With Apple expected to announce two new iPhones during its 10 September press event, attention seems to have shifted to the next generation of iPads.
The iPad mini 2 - with a hotly tipped Retina display - has had plenty of speculation and column inches written about it for a while now, but the iPad 5 has remained more of a mystery. Therefore, the posting of a video of what is claimed to be the rear casing and front panel of the larger in Apple's tablet range is something of a rare thing. It's not necessarily kosher, but it does show off a feature or two that are intriguing.
If true, the online clip shows that the iPad 5 will have a distinctly smaller body shape than previous iterations. The 9.7-inch Retina display will be the same size, but the outer shell will have a dramatically smaller width.
This is attributed to the bezel being significantly thinner on the sides - much more like the iPad mini. In addition, it is claimed that the next iPad will be thinner - again, like the iPad mini.
It is currently being touted that once Apple has launched its iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C smartphones it will turn its attention to a dedicated iPad announcement event, possibly in October.