2020 iPad Pro Teardown Shows LiDAR Scanner, Confirms 6GB RAM
iFixit has posted a teardown video of the brand new 2020 iPad Pro that includes a LiDAR scanner. The teardown confirms that the 2020 iPad Pro has nearly the identical internals because the 2018 iPad Pro barring the brand new and greater digicam module and the LiDAR scanner.
Accessing the internals of the pill nonetheless requires a warmth gun and picker. The teardown then proceeds to indicate the brand new digicam module which is all positioned on one board. This contains the LiDAR scanner which doesn’t venture as a lot IR mild because the Face ID sensor on the iPhone X or increased. The IR mild emitted by the LiDAR Scanner can’t be seen by the human eye and one requires an IR digicam to view it.
Other points of the 2020 iPad Pro are nearly the identical because the 2018 iPad Pro. The USB-C port is modular in nature making it simpler to exchange in case it ever stops working. Apple continues to make use of a copious quantity of glue to maintain the logic board and the battery in place. The 12.9-inch iPad Pro has the identical 36.59Wh battery because the 2018 iPad Pro.
Interestingly, regardless of complaints from customers in regards to the 2018 iPad Pro bending, Apple has not performed something to beef up the chassis of the 2020 iPad Pro. No surprise then that it bends and snaps as simply as its predecessor.
The teardown confirms the 12.9-inch iPad Pro comes with 6GB RAM which is paired with an A12Z Bionic chip. The latter is actually the identical chip because the A12X Bionic discovered contained in the 2018 iPad Pro with only one extra GPU core.
Overall, the 2020 12.9-inch iPad Pro will get a repairability rating of three out of 10 from iFixit which principally implies that finishing up in-house restore on it’s going to be a nightmare.
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