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9To5Mac: iPad mini is like a big iPod touch

In addition to the announcement of the new iPhone is expected that on the September 12th Apple will also expand the range iPad more compact tablet with a 7.85-inch display. This explains a lot of rumours even the pictures appeared on the body supposedly iPad mini and cover for it. Another batch of rumours about this device, said information from resource 9to5mac, citing anonymous sources on their own.

iPad mini

Thus, the device Apple iPad mini looks like a iPod touch. That is, the frame is in portrait orientation on the left and right will be minimal. According to sources, this is done to keep the size of the tablet at the 7-inch rivals such as Google Nexus 7 or Amazon Kindle Fire, because the display is a compact iPad mini with an aspect ratio of 4:3, not 16:9, as the competition, and means a little wider.

iPad mini

But judging by the established 9To5Mac layouts, you may have problems with false clicks. After the frame is present in modern tablets for reasons. So Apple will have to solve the problem either on a technical level, or on the software to filter out iOS press, clearly associated with trying to keep the plate in the frame.

iPad mini

Also 9To5Mac journalists have suggested that, given the reduced weight and reduced size of the tablet, it will be easy to hold with one hand leaning on hand and holding the edge with your thumb. When iPad mini held horizontally or at a slight angle, then it is quite possible. But when the vertical hold such an option will not work, as proven in practice, when working with the tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, also has a very narrow frame.