MacRumors is reporting on what appears to be a flex cable for the rumored iPad Mini. The flex cable shows Apple’s new mini dock connector, the headphone jack (rumored to be moved down by the dock connector) and the home button connector.
The report notes that Kyle Wiens of iFixit has offered his thoughts on the photo, with Wiens reporting that it is indeed consistent with being an Apple component but that he is unable to confirm its authenticity. The part does bear a close resemblance to the part claimed to be for the next-generation iPhone, and it also carries a part number in the style of Apple’s other iOS device flex cable components.
Apple is widely expected to announce the new iPhone and the rumored iPad mini on Sep 12t. Only time will tell us if these components have a real device behind them on sep 12th.