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[title] Final Thoughts
[* black] The 7th-Generation iPad earns a '''2 out of 10''' on our repairability scale (10 is the easiest to repair):
[* green] Non-laminated, separately replaceable cover glass and LCD makes most screen repairs far less expensive.
[* green] The LCD is simple to remove once you separate the cover glass/digitizer.
[* yellow] While some important components are modular and can be replaced independently (headphone jack, cameras), thered] As with all iPads, a solid barrier of very strong adhesive hinders all repairs.
[* red] The
Lightning port, a common point of failure, is soldered to the logic board.
[* red] As with all iPads, a solid barrier of very strong adhesive stands between potential fixers and opening the device.

[* red] More adhesive holds nearly everything else in place. Battery and logic board replacementreplacements are particularly obnoxious.
[* yellow] While some important components are modular and can be replaced independently (headphone jack, cameras), thered] As with all iPads, a solid barrier of very strong adhesive hinders all repairs.
[* red] The
Lightning port, a common point of failure, is soldered to the logic board.
[* red] As with all iPads, a solid barrier of very strong adhesive stands between potential fixers and opening the device.

[* red] More adhesive holds nearly everything else in place. Battery and logic board replacementreplacements are particularly obnoxious.