The device comes with the new Lightning dock port and a thinner side bezel.
The new port is placed at the bottom of the device, while the headphone jack resides on the top of the device.
The report also notes the presence of a black strip at the top of the device’s backplate, which may be an indicator that it could include cellular capabilities.
The handset will reportedly compete with Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD and Google’s Nexus 7.
The iPad Mini is expected to feature a 7.85-inch screen and to be priced between $200 and $250.
Other rumored specs include 1024 x 768 resolution, an A5X chip and iOS 6