Apple (AAPL) maintains tight control over its employees to ensure that secrets stay within the company, but it can only do so much once manufacturers come into play. Parts and specifications leak constantly, and third-party case manufacturers always seem to be among the first to seek out specs in order to get a jump on the competition. Flickr user “Rouser” has managed to get his hands on cases for the upcoming iPhone 5 and iPad mini, and by comparing them to the iPhone 4S and a third-generation iPad case, he gives us a good idea of exactly how Apple’s fall lineup will take shape this year. Apple will unveil its iPhone 5 during a press conference on Wednesday and the iPad mini is expected to be revealed sometime in October. An additional photo follows below.

[Via MacRumors]

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Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.