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After Sonny Dickson posted credible photos of an iPad 5 front panel yesterday, he’s now got hold of the claimed rear casing (which we first showed you back in January) and put the two together. Now all he needs is a screen, a touch-panel, a few buttons, a battery, some circuit boards …

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The mating of the two doesn’t really tell us anything we didn’t already know: the new iPad, expected to be launched around October (not September), will look like a scaled-up iPad Mini, with thinner bezels on the sides. As we mentioned then, the tablet is also expected to borrow the film-based touch panel from the Mini to reduce thickness and weight.

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