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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 unchanged to us, but it's still there—no FaceID for this tier of iPad yet.
[* black] This new panel consolidated some cables! Previously, we had to watch out for three cables during opening, but now two of them are thoughtfully overlapped, leaving us with just two cables to avoid. How nice.
[* black] Battery model: A1484,The battery is labeled A1484 and rated for 32.9 Wh, 3.73 V, 8827 mAh
[* black] Battery words photo—despite
Wh—the exact same battery as [guide|105416|last year|stepid=198954|new_window=true], despite the increaseextra space in size, this iPad uses the ''exact same'' battery model as last year's iPad 6larger case. After the iPhone battery upgrade we just saw, this iswe're a little sad to seedisappointed the iPad didn't get the same treatment.
[* black] You could argue that theyicon_note] Maybe this iPad needed more roomthe extra space for the smart connectorSmart Connector, but when you also factorfactoring in the lack of a processor upgrade from last year to this yearas well ... this starts to feel like a lazy refresh.
[* black] Battery model: A1484,The battery is labeled A1484 and rated for 32.9 Wh, 3.73 V, 8827 mAh
[* black] Battery words photo—despite
Wh—the exact same battery as [guide|105416|last year|stepid=198954|new_window=true], despite the increaseextra space in size, this iPad uses the ''exact same'' battery model as last year's iPad 6larger case. After the iPhone battery upgrade we just saw, this iswe're a little sad to seedisappointed the iPad didn't get the same treatment.
[* black] You could argue that theyicon_note] Maybe this iPad needed more roomthe extra space for the smart connectorSmart Connector, but when you also factorfactoring in the lack of a processor upgrade from last year to this yearas well ... this starts to feel like a lazy refresh.