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Leaked image gives us first glimpse inside Apple Studio display

Apple Studio Teardown
Apple Studio Teardown (Image credit: MacRumors)

What you need to know

  • An inside look at the Apple Studio Display has been leaked.
  • It shows the monitor's internal design, including its logic board, fans, and more.
  • Apple's Studio Display was met with mixed reviews when it was announced last week.

A leaked image has given us the first look inside Apple's new Studio Display.

As reported by MacRumors:

While we wait for repair website iFixit to finish its teardown of Apple's new Studio Display, MacRumors is able to provide a first look at the display's internal design with an image sourced from Apple's documentation for technicians.

The image shows off the Studio Display's two large boards for power supply, as well as the logic board that houses the display's A13 Bionic chip and 64GB of storage. You can also see internal fans for cooling and some of the display's speakers which power its powerful sound system.

The new Studio Display has been met with mixed reviews. While many who have got their hands on it praised the quality and fidelity of the display, the webcam has been almost universally panned because of its poor quality. Thankfully, Apple says that it is aware of the issue and plans to address the problem in a future software update. We know the display runs iOS 15.4, which should give hope that Apple can likely bring the performance up to par with some of its previous mobile devices such as the last iPad Air.

Stephen Warwick
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Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.

Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.