IFixit Has Begun Apple IPad 3 Disassembly, Secrets Lie Ahead

By 04:10 Tue, 13 Jul 2021 Comments

As usual, iFixit are doing what they do best - tearing stuff down. And now, after a short wait, the recent 2012 iPad is in their possession being disassembled at the time of writing.

And correct off the bat something fascinating pops up. The ultra high-resolution display of the iPad 3 with a total of 3,145,728 pixels is actually manufactured by, wait for it... Samsung. Yes, according to the iFixit team, the model number found on the back of the 9.7-inch Retina display responds as a Samsung-made Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) panel.

The other surprise comes from the battery department, where the disassembly reveals a 43Whr battery, instead of the 42.5Whr Apple has disclosed. And if you are more of a mAh person, the power of the iPad 3 battery is 11,560mAh.

Currently, the iFixit team is working on uncovering the recent iPad's logic board, which ought to reveal 1GB of RAM, as recent reports have suggested.




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