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Like most iPads, entry into this unit is guarded by strong adhesive—but the thinner bezel means it's easier than ever to accidentally jam a pick between the display and laminated glass.

Luckily, we're seasoned teardowners, well-equipped with the proper tools for the job.

Still, slicing blindly into a new iPad is always scary, since there's always the danger of cutting through a random display cable ...

... except when there's not! Apple put the display cables right down the center, out of harm's way.

We've seen this arrangement in an iPad only once before, and it appears Apple finally managed to unify the Pro line around this somewhat more symmetrical design.

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