Tools Featured in this Teardown
Let’s peek inside Apple’s 6th-generation iPad mini! Is this redesigned mini iPad holding any mini secrets, or is it just a smaller iPad Air? Time to tear it down.
- A single Phillips screwdriver takes care of all the screws.
- Some components are modular, but all repairs will require painstakingly ungluing the glass display.
- The iPad mini's battery is fastened with repair friendly stretch-release adhesive, but the removal process is marred by additional adhesive on other parts of the battery.
- Gobs of adhesive hold many parts and cables in place, complicating all repairs.
(10 is easiest to repair)
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