iPad Air 2 Leaks Show A Thinner Case

Apple’s rumored October 16 event is approaching on the horizon, and so far we’ve heard relatively little about what might be unveiled. We have heard that updated iMacs are likely on the way, however, as well as a new iPad Air. The Air sequel is said to be thinner and lighter, according to existing rumors, and now Vietnamese blog Tinhte.vn (via 9to5Mac) is showing off pictures of what it claims is the next generation of the Apple tablet.

The new iPad Air manages to measure up at only 7mm thin according to Tinhte, which is half a millimeter thinner than the current generation, and right in between the iPhone 6 Plus and the iPhone 6. The new design inherits the recessed volume buttons of the new iPhones, according to this leak, which is new for Apple’s tablets, and it also gains a Touch ID sensor to the Home button.

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