Leaked Supposed Next-Gen iPad Pics Reveal Landscape Dock Connector

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We can't confirm that the iPad back case in these photos is real, but it certainly lines up with Apple's own patents: this purported shot of the next iPad clearly shows off dual dock connectors. UPDATED:

The pictures posted at Mission Repair certainly look genuine enough, especially when you this new case is directly compared to the current generation:

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What else can we glean? Well, clearly this isn't the 7-inch model that had been rumored. And there's no space for a rear-facing camera—although that thankfully doesn't preclude a front-facing FaceTime camera.

UPDATE: Engadget's got a source that says this is, in reality, an old prototype for the current-generation iPad. Certainly possible! [Mission Repair]

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This is hopefully fake, or is what im guessing is an old prototype that they scrapped, because it looks very awkward.

Anyone else notice that the landscape dock looks to be off-center? Not very apple if you ask me.