Rumors around the iPad mini 6, the Cupertino giant releasing a new iPad mini with an updated design have been floating around for some time now. We have gotten a first look at the rumored iPad mini 6 in some CAD renders.
iPad mini 6 Renders Leaked
Shared by Apple leaker Jon Prosser from FrontPagetech, the 3d renders of the new iPad mini. The renders are based on “a blend schematics, CAD files, and as well as hands-on images” of the redesigned iPad mini. You can check out the renders attached below.
The upcoming iPad mini will see its first major redesign after six years. It will come in the same squared-off design that the latest iPhones and iPads. Apple aims to remove the home button on the iPad mini 6 to include a bigger display in the same footprint as the current iPad mini model.
Ipad mini 6 will reportedly be just 3mm bigger than the current iPad mini and its dimensions are 206.3mm x 137.8mm x 6.1mm, as per the leak. According to the leaks, it looks just like the 2020 iPad Air, but the iPad mini 6 is smaller.
Apart from these, for the lack of a home button, Apple will move the Touch ID sensor to the power to the power button as Ipad Air 4 has.
The iPad mini 6 will pack improved speakers. It will reportedly come with 5G support and pack Apple’s A14 processor inside.
The Apple’s Lightning connector at the bottom of the device will also be replaced by a USB-C port, in line with modern iPad models. The iPad mini 6 will come in 5 color variants- (rose)gold, Silver, and Space Gray, Sly blue, Green.
Apple Pencil mini?
Now, there’s more we know about the upcoming iPad mini. As per the sources, the iPad mini 6 will come with Apple Pencil support. However, it is unlikely to support the current Apple Pencil model, but a new smaller one. It Will be more like an Apple Pencil mini.
According to the report, Apple is aiming to unveil the iPad mini 6 by the end of 2021. Nothing has been made official yet. So stay tuned for more updates and developments on this story.