iPad Mini 2 leaked images show absence of fingerprint scanner

We are just few days away from the official launch of new iPad Mini along with 5th generation iPad, the larger one. Today CTechnology has provided a photograph of iPad Mini 2 along with iPhone 5S which clearly shows the absence of fingerprint scanner on the loop button of iPad Mini. Image:

ipad mini 2

Next-gen iPad Mini is expected to arrive on 22nd October event which will happen at San Francisco along with iPad 5. Though we have previously seen various leaked images from chinese sources which indeed confirms the presence of Touch ID/ Fingerprint Scanner in iPad 5. iPad Mini will likely have a new A6/ A6X chip with still unconfirmed retina display. The device will also have an upgraded camera. We can also see the same colours of iPad Mini and iPad 5 as we saw in iPhone 5S.