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Difference between 2011 screen assembly, and 2012?

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Is there any real difference between the 13' 2011 and the 13' 2012 Screen Assembly?

Are they compatible with eachother?

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Screen, Wifi and Camera all work fully fine!

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Yes, they are different!

Apple altered the design enough that they are not interchangeable.

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But what i've understood is that the only difference is the place of the Camera cable connection?

Antenna and LCD cable connections are the same?

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Yes, but its more than that the iSight camera is updated in the '12 model and if I remember correctly the cable won't reach either.

Here's the P/N's

661-6056 - MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2011) - FaceTime camera (640 × 480)

661-6630 - MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012) - 720p FaceTime HD

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The 2011 will work on the 2010 but not the 2012.

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Macbook Air 13" 2010-2012 are compatible with each other, no differences.

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The LCD panels are the same!

But, I wouldn't go to the trouble in trying to replacing it is a B**ch of a job.

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I used a 2010 lid assembly (from a dead Macbook I own) on a 2012 one recently which I own, since the screen was damaged but it was badly scratched up and had backlight marks too. I assume a 2011 would work in a 2012 if a 2010 does.

Here are a few links to back this up, with sellers saying they will work from 2010-2012;

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Macbook-Air-A1...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Apple-MacBook-...

2010-2012 lid assemblies are all compatible with each other, then the 2013-2015 are compatible with each other.

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