The tenth era iPad launched again in October with a redesigned look and specs that carefully resemble the fourth gen iPad Air from 2020. The brand new baseline iPad was subjected to a teardown by iFixit which revealed some fascinating bits like why it lacks assist for the second-gen Apple Pencil and the diploma of problem for repairs.
Eradicating the non-laminated 10.6-inch Liquid Retina IPS LCD reveals an almost equivalent inner structure to the 2020 iPad Air. The main distinction is that the brand new iPad 2022 brings a horizontally positioned selfie digicam the primary on any iPad and this choice leaves no area for the magnets used on different iPads to assist connect the Apple Pencil 2.
The teardown additionally exhibits the Logic Board is glued to the chassis whereas the USB-C ribbon cable is welded which makes it extraordinarily troublesome for repairs. Take a look at the complete video beneath.