Apple iPad Mini teardown
Apple's iPad Mini may be a "concentration" of the iPad's best features. But, it's also a concentration of the worst. And it's small size, extremely fragile LCD, and super-tiny screws actually make it more frustrating to crack open and work on than the larger iPad.
For a detailed analysis of the teardown, check out my article and video, "iPad Mini more difficult to repair than larger iPad".
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