Adhesive Strips (Existing Panel)
- Logic Boards (2)
- Microsoldering (8)
- Motherboards (2)
- Prying and Opening (2)
- Screens (3)
- Speakers (1)
These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
Identification and Background
Announced October 23, 2012 and available on November 2, the iPad 4 is the fourth generation in the iPad family. Updated from the "new" iPad (iPad 3) with a FaceTime HD front facing camera, the faster A6X processor, and a Lightning connector, the fourth generation iPad has more under the hood in the same sleek package.
The iPad 4 GSM can be identified by its model number, A1459, found on the lower rear case.
Announce date: October 23, 2012
Model Number: A1459
Color display: 9.7 inches (25 cm) LED backlit in-plane switching LCD
Processor: Dual-core Apple A6X processor
Resolution: 2048-by-1536 resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi) "Retina Display"
Graphics: Quad-core PowerVR SGX MP4+
Storage: 16, 32 or 64 GB flash memory
Wireless: Integrated 802.11n and Bluetooth 4.0
Cell Network: GSM
Battery: Built-in lithium-polymer 42.5 W·h (10 h usage, 9 on 3G)
Weight: 1.44 pounds (652 g)
Dimensions: 9.50 inches (24.1 cm) x 7.31 inches (18.5 cm) x 0.34 inches (.86 cm)
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