iFixit notes that the only external key that distinguishes the new iPad mini from the previous model is the model number, A2133, and the removal of the regulatory notation on the back, which can now be found in the software.
Inside, the new mini has an 8 megapixel rear camera and inherits a 7 megapixel 2.2 / 2.2 frontal camera that came with the 1
Other proofs include a faster A12 Bionic processor, 3 GB of RAM (compared to 2 GB), True Tone sensors, a portable set of microphones located near the front camera, and another type of battery in the iPad mini 5 , although its 19.32 Wh rating corresponds to that offered by the previous iPad mini.
As the iPad Air (iFixit teardown by tomorrow), the iPad mini has two speakers for stereo sound, dual microphone, Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi 802.11ac, gigabit LTE on cellular models and eSIM technology.
Although many components are modular and can be independently replaced, iFixit notes that adhesives contain many parts and cables in place, including the Home button, which complicates all repairs. Replacing the battery is also considered possible, but still unjustifiably difficult. As a result, iPad mini receives an iFixit 2/10 repair account.