Apple is rumored to launch a new version of the iPad sometime this fall with the main purported change being a 2048 x 1536 Retina Display. If new parts posted on an online reseller are any indication, this new iPad’s internal structure may be modified as well. The iFixYouri iPad repair shop has taken a look at these new parts and have provided us with descriptions for each of the four. The part you see on top is basically the full external button control cabling system for the next iPad. This includes the power switch, volume keys, and silent/ringer switch.
In terms of the authenticity of the purported iPad 3/HD parts, iFixYouri iPad 2 repair also tells us that the material used to build these parts is the same material found on the iPad 2 parts, but the structure and location of switches is completely different. More part images after the break, including one for the iPhone 5…
The image above shows a close up view of the power button (B1), volume up button (B4), and silent/ringer switch (B3)
The above image shows a close up of the volume up (B2) and down keys (B3)
The above image is the backside of the cable on the top of the post
Additionally, Chronic noticed that purported parts for the iPhone 5 have also emerged today. This is the iPhone 5’s proximity sensor:
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