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[* black] Wallpaper shot! (may not need to be here in the TD)
[* black] Time to take a look at this year's 10.2" panel (top) next to its 9.7" predecessor (bottom):
[* black] The home button looks the sameunchanged to us, but it's still there—no FaceID for this tier of iPad yet.
[* black] Where there were previously three cablesThis new panel consolidated some cables! Previously, we had to watch out for three cables during opening, but now two of them are thoughtfully overlapped, so there are now only two!leaving us with just two cables to avoid. How nice.
[* black] Battery model: A1484, 32.9 Wh, 3.73 V, 8827 mAh
[* black] The home button looks the sameunchanged to us, but it's still there—no FaceID for this tier of iPad yet.
[* black] Where there were previously three cablesThis new panel consolidated some cables! Previously, we had to watch out for three cables during opening, but now two of them are thoughtfully overlapped, so there are now only two!leaving us with just two cables to avoid. How nice.
[* black] Battery model: A1484, 32.9 Wh, 3.73 V, 8827 mAh
[* black] Battery words photo—despite the increase in size, this iPad uses the ''exact same'' battery model as last year's iPad 6. After the iPhone battery upgrade we just saw, this is a little sad to see.
[* black] You could argue that they needed more room for the smart connector, but when you also factor in the lack of a processor upgrade from last year to this year ... this starts to feel like a lazy refresh.