With just over two weeks left before Apple unveils its next-generation iPad Mini, the new iPad 5 and OS X Mavericks, leaks are now flowing like a river. Among them is a new high-quality image of gold iPad Mini 2, that has been posted online.

A Gold iPad Mini 2 featuring Touch ID sensor has been spotted in China. A Chinese portal DoNews has published few exclusive pictures of this iPad Mini 2 in gold or champagne color, having the fingerprint reader. Although the reliability of the leak is not yet verifiable.

iPad Mini 2 Touch ID

These days, a large number of waves of clone devices and artfully constructed bogus concepts are coming from China, adding fuel to the fire of rumors. Regardless, the Cupertino will shed more light onto the mystery during its mid-October event. Till then, it’s not possible to determine the leak’s veracity.

After analyzing these images, the experts confirm Touch ID, a fingerprint sensor that has been introduced on the high-end iPhone to record and concern about the user privacy.

iPad Mini 2 Casing

In addition to alleged images, Sonny Dickson has also tweeted and anticipated iPad Mini 2 with Touch ID. Moreover, he also published a photo of iPad Mini 2 in another iPhone 5S color, Space Gray. The photo reveals the existence of a front hole compatible with Touch ID, at least on iPad Mini 2.

And Yes Touch ID is coming to the iPad Mini 2
— Sonny Dickson (@SonnyDickson)

Apple seems to deliver all the latest innovations of iPhone 5S on its tablet wonder. iPad Mini 2, in other words, will be a larger iPhone 5S that lacks the ability to make phone calls. Although it appears legitimate and Apple may also like to transfer the innovation of iPhone 5S to its tablet lineup.