Shortly after the start of sales specialists iFixit got to the new Apple tablet. Experts fully disassembled the iPad 10.2, examined all internal components, and evaluated the maintainability of the product.
In a nutshell, the new Apple tablet is almost indistinguishable from its predecessor. Some of the most visible changes specialists iFixit attributed the increase of RAM up to 3 GB. Not even changed the battery capacity.
As for design features, the experts like the lack of a full lamination of the display. This will make it easier to change the glass and the display. However, this advantages in the design of the iPad and 10.2 is almost over.
Experts iFixit noted that the new product is difficult to disassemble due to the large amount of glue. With its help in the body which is connected the battery and the motherboard. In addition, specialists do not like is soldered on the Board the Lightning port.
In the end, the new iPad received a total of 2 points out of a possible 10 on a scale of maintainability iFixit. However, this is not surprising. In recent years, almost all of Apple’s tablets have low maintainability.