Cracking Open the Apple iPad Air 2

Apple iPad 2 teardown

With a new processor, Touch ID Home button, and thinner profile, the iPad Air 2 is a solid upgrade to last year's model. It's also easier to open and has a few surprises inside the case.

In this Cracking Open gallery, we walk you through opening the Air 2 case and give you a tour of the hardware inside. For a detailed analysis of the teardown, check out my article and video, iPad Air 2 teardown reveals new hardware, more RAM, and easier-to-open case.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...