Rumor: 7-inch iPad to get iPhone 4 design; oh, and it's 'finished'

Summary:Can't get enough 7-inch iPad rumors? Neither can I.

Can't get enough 7-inch iPad rumors? Neither can I.

Chinese rumor site is quoting sources in the "social scene in Shenzhen" that Apple's rumored 7-inch iPad is a "finished product" and that its industrial design is based on the iPhone 4 -- a complete departure from the current, first-generation iPad design.

Yes there will be a 7” tablet, yes it’s well underway in terms of product development and in fact it’s a finished product. Yes 5 plus different designs have been floating around to help Apple protect itself from people discovering its next product look and feel but... the final design will in fact bear more resemblance to the iPhone 4 stylings than the original iPad design.

As always, consider the source.

Tip: 9 to 5 Mac

Topics: Enterprise Software, Apple, Hardware, iPad, Laptops, Mobility, Smartphones, Tablets


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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