- Lightning Connector (1)
- Logic Boards (2)
- Microphones (1)
- Microsoldering (6)
- Motherboards (2)
- 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 Mini is the first of a new style of iPad, sporting a smaller screen size and thinner and lighter body than the previous style. The iPad Mini has a 7.9" screen with the same resolution (1024x768) as the iPad 2, and includes Apple's "intelligent personal assistant" Siri.
The iPad Mini is available in three models:
- Wi-Fi only (A1432)
- GSM/CDMA/LTE (A1455)
- GSM/LTE (A1454)
Announce date: October 23, 2012
Color display: 7.9-inch LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
Processor: Dual-core Apple A5 processor
Resolution: 1024-by-768 resolution at 163 pixels per inch
RAM: 512 MB
Storage: 16, 32 or 64 GB flash memory
Wireless: Integrated 802.11n and Bluetooth 4.0
Battery: Built-in 16.3-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery (Up to 10 hours of use)
Dimensions: 7.87 inches (200 mm) x 5.3 inches (134.7 mm) x 0.28 inch (7.2 mm)
- Diagnose and repair screen backlight issues with our iDevice Backlight Troubleshooting Page.