New analog synth from Roland?

The internet is abuzz with talk of a possible new analog synth from Roland, the JD-Xi.
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The internet is abuzz with talk of a possible new analog synth from Roland, the JD-Xi. As of January 2, 2015, there hasn't been any official announcement from the company, so we can only speculate at this point, but we have asked Roland if they can confirm whether this (a) is real and (b) will be debuted at NAMM 2015. Our opinion at this point? If the above image is a rendered fake, it's an almost impossibly good one.

In a further closeup posted by our friends at Synthtopia, the words "analog synth" are clearly visible, suggesting that the JD-Xi is either fully analog or--from the looks of it--possibly some sort of analog-digital-groovebox hybrid. 

Head on over to the source story for additional photos. We'll keep you posted on further details as soon as they become clear. 

Source: Synthtopia.com