Apple unveiled its new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 barely 24 hours after photos of the new devices were leaked online at the Apple Event held Thursday, Oct. 16.

iPad Mini 3 And iPad Air 2 Photos Leaked

Tech enthusiasts were surprised Wednesday, when they opened the iPad user guide in the iBooks app and found screenshots of the new iPad mini 3 and iPad Air 2, devices which had not yet been announced.

The leaked photos clearly showed both devices, and revealed that the new iPads would be equipped with Touch ID sensors and Burst Mode cameras. These new featured were confirmed on Thursday, where the new iPad mini 3 and iPad Air 2 were officially announced.

The iPad Air 2 has a 9.7-inch screen and is only 6.1 millimeters thick – that’s .24 inches – and weighs a mere 15 ounces. Furthermore, Apple says the new iPad Air 2 is equipped with a brand new processor, the A8X, which will make it 40% faster than the original iPad Air.

At the event, Apple also showed off a new iMac desktop with retina display, as well as a Mac Mini and celebrated the official release of its new software, OS X Yosemite.

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