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[* black] We're disappointedDespite their similar hardware, iPads continue to see that thelag way, way behind iPhones in their construction—this home button bracketbeing a perfect example. On iPhones this is [guide|100950|an easy, elegant swap,|stepid=189484] but here it's still hot-melt glued to the display. It's no fun to remove, and you'll have to do it if you want Touch ID functionality after a screen repairmess of glue, [guide|30628|even after|stepid=71873] [guide|48891|all this time|stepid=107324].
[* black] FinallyElsewhere on this display, we find some diamonds inblast the shields off and smoke out the rough—a few chips amongst all this glueunderneath:
[* black] We're disappointedDespite their similar hardware, iPads continue to see that thelag way, way behind iPhones in their construction—this home button bracketbeing a perfect example. On iPhones this is [guide|100950|an easy, elegant swap,|stepid=189484] but here it's still hot-melt glued to the display. It's no fun to remove, and you'll have to do it if you want Touch ID functionality after a screen repairmess of glue, [guide|30628|even after|stepid=71873] [guide|48891|all this time|stepid=107324].
[* black] FinallyElsewhere on this display, we find some diamonds inblast the shields off and smoke out the rough—a few chips amongst all this glueunderneath:
[* red] Parade DP815 (likely a timing controller)
[* orange] Texas Instruments [https://datasheet.octopart.com/TPS65195YFFR-Texas-Instruments-datasheet-15994572.pdf|TPS65195|new_window=true] level shifters
[* yellow] Texas Instruments TPS65144 LCD bias
[* green] 24879 B834QL
[* black] Next we turn to the battery, rated for 19.32 Wh at 3.82 V and 5142 mAh.
[* icon_note] That's the same as the [guide|48891|last Mini's|new_window=true] 19.32 Wh, and a lot less than the [guide|105416|standard iPad's|stepid=198954|new_window=true] 32.9 Wh. It comes in a little over the [guide|112412|Galaxy Note9's|stepid=215053|new_window=true] 15.4 Wh.