iFixit tears down new iPad, finds parts from Air 1 and 2

iFixit has performed its ritualistic teardown of the latest iPad from Apple that was announced last week. This gives us a closer look at everything that’s inside.

The primary difference is the chipset, which is the same Apple A9 that is found inside the iPhone 6s and the iPhone SE. But there are some other changes too.

For one, the new iPad is thicker than the Air 2 that it replaces and is almost as thick as the original iPad Air. This comes with a corresponding increase in battery size, which at 32.9Wh is larger than that in the Air 2 and roughly same as the one inside the…