Accessory Images Hint at iPad 5

Alibaba, the global manufacturer and supplier website, is full of listings of accessories for an iPad 5, suggesting that Apple will have a new tablet available pretty soon.

The images include products like iPad covers and stands for a device that is slimmer than the current device, similar to the thickness of an iPad Mini.

As TechCrunch points out, accessories on Alibaba is a good sign that a device is coming: “This has happened for nearly every iDevice launch since the iPhone 4. Every iPad — full size or mini — was revealed prior to Apple’s announcement through case makers. And a good chunk of case makers display their wares on”

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