Apple’s Rumored New iPad Designs Reveal Landscape Docking, FaceTime Camera & More!



Vastly rumored upcoming version of iPad’s designs have been leaked recently in China which reveal some very interesting features like the possibility to dock the iPad in landscape mode, a front facing camera for FaceTime, a Smart Bezel (details below) and a new port most likely to allow landscape docking of the iPad. See below to take a peak at each of these features in the leaked design images:

A New Port For Landscape Docking Support

As it is clearly evident from the design image below that a second 30 Pin Connector port is present most likely to allow Landscape Docking of the upcoming iPad.

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Another view of the new port which suggests Landscape Docking Option

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A Smart Bezel

The following design image shows what could be a Smart Bezel Feature. Almost 6 months ago, Apple applied for a patent which was about a Smart Bezel for its future iPad releases. It is still to early to say what its function would be but it is speculated it could be an “auto page turner”.

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This feature, whatever it is, can be seen in three distinct views consistently found in the left bottom corner of the iPad

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A Front Facing Camera For FaceTime

This design graphic reflects what could most likely be a FaceTime camera even though the dilemma remains for it to be nothing more than a light sensor.

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If you look closely again, the supposed FaceTime camera or the light sensor can be seen in almost every front facing design image above!

[via Patently Apple]

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