The iPad mini has been rumored for some time already. We’ve seen images of the casing before, and we’ve seen plenty of specs and other rumors. However, this set of photos shows what appears to be a functioning iPad mini.
It’s roughly the size of a Kindle Fire, as previous reports and rumors have shown. However, it seems to be a bit wider than other 7-inch tablets.
We’re not sure if it’s coincidence that this leaked the day before the conference, but it’s worth noting that previous reports, including one from All Things D (which is usually spot-on with Apple rumors) said that the iPad mini would not debut until October. This is in order to keep the spotlight on the iPhone 5.
Here are some more photos of the tablet: