First pictures of what is believed to be flex cable components incorporating a smaller dock connector for Apple’s iPhone 5 and iPad Mini have emerged. The photographs which were shared by Nowhereelse.fr, a French tech website reveal two components one of which is believed to be the flex cable component of the highly anticipated iPhone 5.
Although the authenticity of the leaked photograph has not been confirmed the French website sought the help of Kyle Wiens of iFixit to ascertain the credibility of the leaked images and opinion in regard with authenticity. After conducting his own research Kyle Wiens confirmed the component in the image was indeed consistent with other Apple parts, but was quick to add the he wasn’t completely satisfied that the component picture was authentic.
Furthermore, pictures reveal the headphone jack is located in line with the dock connector, and this has angered many iPhone 5 enthusiasts. Earlier website iMore had revealed the entire next generation of iDevices would be having the new slim line port. Will Apple products of the future charm tech enthusiasts?