iFixit Shares 13-Inch iPad Pro and Apple Pencil Pro Teardown Video

The popular repair website iFixit today shared a video with teardowns of the new 13-inch iPad Pro and the Apple Pencil Pro. The website praised the inclusion of adhesive pull tabs for the battery cells in the new iPad Pro, as they make repairs easier.


We already shared another iPad Pro teardown video, so the look inside the Apple Pencil Pro is the novel aspect here. Key hardware changes introduced with the Apple Pencil Pro include a gyroscope that allows you to rotate the accessory for precise control of shaped pen and brush tools, and a haptic engine that vibrates for certain actions. You can also track the location of the Apple Pencil Pro in the Find My app.

Apple Pencil Pro is priced at $129 in the U.S. and launched on Wednesday.

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Top Rated Comments

AAPLGeek Avatar
5 weeks ago
Am I the only one who hates these quirky teardown videos they've started putting out?

Web teardown articles with high resolution photos was a much superior format.
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
trusso Avatar
5 weeks ago

Am I the only one who hates these quirky teardown videos they've started putting out?

Web teardown articles with high resolution photos was a much superior format.
Why not both? They each have their use.



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Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
FreakinEurekan Avatar
4 weeks ago

Am I the only one who hates these quirky teardown videos they've started putting out?

Web teardown articles with high resolution photos was a much superior format.
I don't have the patience for videos at all. Write it down, or I'll just do without.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JGIGS Avatar
5 weeks ago
I remember first buying the 13” 2018 pro and then later returning it for the 11”. I found that unless I wanted to use it as a full time computer the 13” was just too big and heavy to use as a tablet. Hopefully that’s changed a bit with the 13” being lighter but I still usually use my 11” in a keyboard laptop set up and find the screen plenty big enough.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TechnoMonk Avatar
4 weeks ago

Am I the only one who hates these quirky teardown videos they've started putting out?

Web teardown articles with high resolution photos was a much superior format.
It has gone downhill for sure. Not just iFix it but also detailed reviews. It’s mostly clickbait stuff, I miss those Arstechnica detailed reviews with multiple pages, same with Anandtech back in the day.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
klasma Avatar
4 weeks ago

I often ponder the future when I watch iFixit. When IT hardware is replaced with bio-tech assistive "companions", I wonder how iFixit will safely dissect Apple's future "iBod"? B'cause, you know, it might have teeth. ?
Well, they already got bitten by the Pencil in that video.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)