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iPad Mini Repairability: 2 out of 10 (10 is easiest to repair).

The LCD and glass are not fused together and can be replaced independently.

The battery is not soldered to the logic board or other components.

Teeny-tiny screws can be easily misplaced if you're not careful. Don't sneeze too hard while taking them off.

Copious amounts of adhesive hold many components in place -- front glass, logic board, battery, front camera, back camera, ribbon cables -- making repair extremely difficult.

The Lightning connector is soldered to the logic board, so don't bend its pins.

Hidden screws mean you'll need to be very diligent when trying to remove internal components.

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