Apple iPad 4 teardown finds guts, but no repair glory

Apple iPad 4 teardown finds guts, but no repair glory
After the iPad mini teardown already behind out backs, now it's time for the overhauled big brother to lie on the dissection table of iFixit with all its adhesive-bound glory, that makes it tough to repair. 

The good gals and guys over there are quick to sooth the emotions of new iPad owners, saying that the 4th generation iPad has barely changed compared to it, except for the connector, of course, and the faster processor, which they may or may not be that giddy about anyway. The improved FaceTime front camera, however, might tip the scales in the iPad 4 favor.

Overall Apple didn't save much space inside the iPad 4 by switching to the smaller Lightning connector, but the connector is on its own ribbon cable now, so it can be fairly easily replaced if something happens.



source: iFixit

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iPad 4
  • Display 9.7 inches
    1536 x 2048 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    1.2 MP front
  • Hardware Apple A6X, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB,
  • OS iOS 10.x

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