More alleged iPad 3 component photos leak; appear to confirm Sharp high-res panel

Summary:As the iPad 3 goes into mass production and more people get access to the components, photos will leak, and that's what you're seeing here.

Japanese site iLab.cc has posted a bunch of pictures claiming to be components of hottest piece of hardware on the horizon (so far) in 2012: the iPad 3.

According to the site, the following pictures are the exterior and the interior of the iPad 3's rear bezel:

Alleged iPad 3 rear bezel exterior - Jason O'Grady

Alleged iPad 3 rear bezel interior - Jason O'Grady

The site test a high-resolution Sharp LCD panel, previously outed by Japanese blog Macotakara, in the alleged iPad 3 rear bezel, and guess what? The mounting holes match perfectly. Read into that what you will.

More alleged iPad 3 photos leak; appear to confirm Sharp high-res panel

The sheer volume of component photos that are leaking would appear to substantiate rumors that an iPad 3 announcement is imminent. As the iPad 3 goes into mass production and more people get access to the components, photos will leak, and that's what you're seeing here.

Time to unload your iPad 1 and 2 and clear some space on your credit card.

Topics: iPad, Mobility

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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