Apple's iPhone 5 has the same general shape as the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, but the newer device packs lots of hardware updates and a redesigned case. Thanks to these changes, the iPhone 5 is thinner, lighter, more powerful and easier to disassemble and repair. Follow along as I crack open the Apple iPhone 5.
For a detailed analysis of the teardown, check out my article and video, iPhone 5 teardown: Redesigned case and interior simplify repairs.
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