iPad Mini Prototype Shows Two Microphones

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As we know the Cupertino company has been using two microphones in the iOS smartphone and iOS tablet models, but they have used only one microphone in the smaller iOS tablet. Now we came to know that the Cupertino company was planning to use two microphones in its smaller tablet. According to Sonny Dickson, he has managed to get his hands on the photo of smaller iPad prototype. It shows two microphones. You can see the photo posted below.

iPad Mini Prototype Shows Two Microphones

From the above photo you can see the extra hole that is available at the top of the device. It was expected to be used for the second microphone. Currently, no information available about the reason why the Cupertino company has not used two microphones in its smaller tablet. According to Dickson, cost reduction may be the reason behind it. You can also find the extra hole in some iPad mini cases. It indicates that the Cupertino company has removed the second microphone from iPad mini at the last moment. It is expected that the company will use two microphones in the upcoming smaller iOS tablet. iPad mini 2 is expected be launched in the second half of 2013. Many people are waiting to purchase it. If you are a lover of smaller tablet, then you must be waiting for the upcoming smaller iOS tablet as it is one of the much anticipated iOS devices of 2013.

If the Cupertino company uses two microphones in the upcoming smaller iOS tablet, then it will allow users to enjoy improved audio quality while capturing video and making voice call. Still no word from the company regarding the next generation smaller iOS tablet. It is expected to come with A6X chip. You will be able to use Retina display compatible apps on this device as it will come with Retina display.


Rudra is an engineer and covers everything related to Apple. He keeps Techcular updated with latest Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Jailbreak articles.

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