After unboxing the package, you’ll find a 20W charging brake, a USB Type-C to USB Type-C charging cable, and the iPad itself, which is made of 100 percent recycled aluminum (Apple claims). The YouTuber says the new iPad has “officially joined the rest of the world” with a USB-C port instead of the traditional Lightning port.
Before diving into durability testing, Jack takes a moment to highlight Apple’s decision to only support the 1st generation The lighting connector on the USB Type-C iPad is the Apple Pencil. You will need to purchase the USB-C dongle separately. Anyway, let’s take a look at its durability test.
iPad 10th generation durability test
The test begins with scratching the display with visible marks at level 6 and deep grooves at level 7 on the Mohs hardness scale. Nelson takes out his knife to scrape the sides of the iPad, revealing that the power button — which doubles as a fingerprint scanner — won’t scratch. Later, he started painting the cartoon character on the back.
Then the display is kept on fire for 15 seconds by the lighter. The pixel on the LCD panel turns black due to heat but recovers after some time. Finally, it’s time for the bent test. Applying pressure from the back causes the iPad to break into two pieces, failing the durability test.
The YouTuber claims that the iPad has a weak spot: dots on the side of its keyboard connector. Jack tears apart the iPad and shows us what’s inside. Nelson notes that “this iPad looks pretty repairable.”