Apple's new iPad Pro teardown proves it's tightly packed and hard to repair
April 4, 2016 - Uncategorized
Shortly after launch, every Apple gadget gets dissected into pieces, and that fate befell Apple’s new, 9.7-inch iPad Pro.
As it turns out, the most interesting thing about the device’s innards is the fact that Apple managed to cram so much stuff into what’s essentially the iPad Air 2’s case.
Of course, some things — like its battery and the four-speaker setup the 9.7-inch iPad Pro inherited from its 12.9-inch brother — had to get a lot smaller. Still, despite being the same size as the iPad Air 2, in some ways the 9.7-inch iPad Pro shares many similarities with the larger iPad Pro. One example is the new EMI shielding covering the logic board. Check out the teardown of the 12.9-inch variant here. Read more…