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Teardown Report: iPad Mini, Wi-Fi Version

Published: 28 February 2013

ID: G00245910

Analyst(s): Roger Sheng , Amy Teng , Jamie Wang, Ben Lee


This report identifies the new designs and philosophy behind Apple's component selection for the iPad Mini to help media tablet manufacturers understand tablet trends. We also analyze the product’s bill of materials cost and future cost trends.

Table Of Contents


  • Main Specifications
  • System Assembly
  • System Cabling
  • Touchscreen and Its Integrated Circuits
  • LCD and Its Integrated Circuits
  • Battery Pack and Its Integrated Circuits
  • System PCB and Its Integrated Circuits
  • Block Diagram
  • Material Cost Estimate and Analysis


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