• Opening up the new iPad mini. iFixit
  • The home button is very hard to service or replace, but it must happen to replace the screen, according to iFixit. iFixit
  • The microphones have moved to a new location in the device. iFixit
  • The logic board in the iPad mini. iFixit
  • The full teardown. iFixit

iFixit has published its teardown of the new, fifth-generation iPad mini—the first update to Apple's smaller-sized tablet since 2015. The iFixit team—which sells gear for repairing and servicing gadgets and uses these teardown series to promote said gear—noted that the iPad mini looks on the outside like a smaller version of the new iPad Air. But on the inside, it's an updated iPad mini 4, the team wrote.

On opening the tablet up, iFixit discovered a 19.32Wh battery—the same capacity as the previous-generation iPad mini. But there are some notable changes. The front-facing camera module has been updated to a 7-megapixel ƒ/2.2, like the 10.5-inch iPad Pro. That's a marked iRead More – Source

[contf] [contfnew]

Ars Technica

[contfnewc] [contfnewc]