Tablets are pretty awesome, but man can they be a pain to repair!
Whereas a simple little notebook like the Acer AO722 requires removal of a SINGLE screw to access key components, something like the iPad mini is an exercise in frustration. 🙁
EASY -> Screwdriver pointing to the one screw you need to remove to access the RAM and other key components
With that being said, here is a pretty comprehensive look at tablet repairability.
Featuring the good (Dell XPS 10, Kindle Fire) the bad (Surface RT) and the ugly (iPad 4, Surface Pro) among others. Very cool stuff and definitely worth taking a look at! Thanks to iFixit for yet another handy resource. 🙂
Tablet Repairability Scores – iFixithttp://www.ifixit.com/Tablet_RepairabilityTablet Repairability Our engineers disassembled and analyzed each tablet, awarding a repairability score between zero and ten. Ten is the easiest to repair.