LeakedTT: Images of supposed next-gen iPad bezel surface, lends credence to rumors of a major redesign

Possible next-gen iPad bezel photos appear on French blog.

@CharlesJGantt
Published Wed, Apr 10 2013 12:35 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Two images surfaced this morning on French blog Nowhereelse.fr of what is said to be the front bezel of Apple's next-generation iPad. While the design looks similar to existing iPad's, small differences can be spotted.

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The image depicts a much thinner bezel than what is featured on the existing iPad and more closely resembles an iPad Mini's bezel. This could confirm rumors that the new iPad will be going on a diet and slimming down, while still keeping the same 9.7-inch display.

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In the image the glass and bezel also appear to be flat, which debunks rumors of a curved screen that have been floating around.

What do you think? Could this really be a glimpse of the next iPad? Does it really matter much at all if it is? Will the next iPad just be a rehashed version of the current iPad? Let us know in the comments.

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A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now writes Maker and DIY content. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement. In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

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