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=== Update 4/3 === [ … ] have [http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPad-Teardown/2183/1|taken [guide|2183|taken apart a production iPad], with much higher resolution photos. [ … ] === FCC Photo Analysis === [ … ] The FCC was kind enough to [https://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/oetcf/eas/reports/ViewExhibitReport.cfm?mode=Exhibits&RequestTimeout=500&calledFromFrame=N&application_id=258686&fcc_id=%27BCG-E2381A%27|show the internals of the WiFi iPad] before it was released! The photos that they put up had the interesting bits hidden behind grey squares, but we were able to extract the raw files! The WiFi iPad is officially Apple model A1219, while the 3G iPad is [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leet|A1337]. [ … ] Apple [https://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/prod/oet/forms/blobs/retrieve.cgi?attachment_id=1251289&native_or_pdf=pdf|requested] this information stay concealed until August 17th. Clearly, the FCC ignored them. [ … ] Note: This is not a traditional iFixit teardown. These photos are not up to our normal quality standards, and it's quite difficult to perform analysis on the low-resolution files. '''We will be doing a real teardown of the iPad on April 3, the moment we get our pre-ordered units.''' [ … ] === Update: 3G iPad === [ … ] at [http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPad-FCC-Teardown/2197/2#s11181|step 14]. [guide|2197|step 14|stepid=11181]. [ … ] Just want the highlights? Stay tuned to [http://twitter.com/ifixit|@ifixit] for news as we unveil it.
=== Update 4/3 === [ … ] have [http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPad-Teardown/2183/1|taken [guide|2183|taken apart a production iPad], with much higher resolution photos. [ … ] === FCC Photo Analysis === [ … ] The FCC was kind enough to [https://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/oetcf/eas/reports/ViewExhibitReport.cfm?mode=Exhibits&RequestTimeout=500&calledFromFrame=N&application_id=258686&fcc_id=%27BCG-E2381A%27|show the internals of the WiFi iPad] before it was released! The photos that they put up had the interesting bits hidden behind grey squares, but we were able to extract the raw files! The WiFi iPad is officially Apple model A1219, while the 3G iPad is [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leet|A1337]. [ … ] Apple [https://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/prod/oet/forms/blobs/retrieve.cgi?attachment_id=1251289&native_or_pdf=pdf|requested] this information stay concealed until August 17th. Clearly, the FCC ignored them. [ … ] Note: This is not a traditional iFixit teardown. These photos are not up to our normal quality standards, and it's quite difficult to perform analysis on the low-resolution files. '''We will be doing a real teardown of the iPad on April 3, the moment we get our pre-ordered units.''' [ … ] === Update: 3G iPad === [ … ] at [http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPad-FCC-Teardown/2197/2#s11181|step 14]. [guide|2197|step 14|stepid=11181]. [ … ] Just want the highlights? Stay tuned to [http://twitter.com/ifixit|@ifixit] for news as we unveil it.
Conclusion
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Summary
[ ]An pre-release peek inside the iPad was provided by some photos we uncovered on the FCC's servers.