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iPad Mini 5 earns a 2 out of 10 on our repairability scale (10 is the easiest to repair):

A single Phillips driver takes care of all the screws.

Many components are modular and can be replaced independently, but the Lightning port is soldered to the logic board.

Battery replacement is possible, but still unnecessarily difficult.

Gobs of adhesive hold many parts and cables in place, complicating all repairs.

Removing the home button is tough, and will be required for display replacement if you want to keep Touch ID functionality.

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