iFixIt’s iPad Mini Teardown

iPad mini torn apart

iFixIt has already obtained an iPad mini and taken it apart.

As you’d expect, it’s not very user-repairable. Not many Apple products are.

Here are a few of the shots of the iPad mini insides:



iPad mini inside_2

Here is the A5 chip in the iPad mini. According to some reports, the mini runs about as fast as the iPad 3, (The iPad 3 uses a variation called the A5X. The extra power seems to go into pushing that Retina Display) so it’s definitely no pushover.


[via iFixit]




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