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[* black] Insert wisdom hereUnfortunately, the Retina display is not nearly as impressive when it's been beaten and broken, but it is still impressively thin.
[* black] The fused glass and LCD combo is about 1.5 mm thick, and that includes the metal mounting plates.
[* icon_caution] We need to clarify this before continuing with the teardown; Apple did not design and build a 1.5 mm thin LCD panel. They did, however, do something exceptional with the design of this display: rather than sandwich an LCD panel between a back case and a front glass, they use the case itself as the frame for the LCD panel and fused the LCD to a much thinner display glass
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[* black] Insert wisdom hereUnfortunately, the Retina display is not nearly as impressive when it's been beaten and broken, but it is still impressively thin.
[* black] The fused glass and LCD combo is about 1.5 mm thick, and that includes the metal mounting plates.
[* icon_caution] We need to clarify this before continuing with the teardown; Apple did not design and build a 1.5 mm thin LCD panel. They did, however, do something exceptional with the design of this display: rather than sandwich an LCD panel between a back case and a front glass, they use the case itself as the frame for the LCD panel and fused the LCD to a much thinner display glass
.