Adhesive Strips (Existing Panel)
- LCDs (1)
- Logic Boards (2)
- Microsoldering (4)
- Motherboards (2)
- Power Buttons (1)
- Prying and Opening (1)
These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
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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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