Cracking Open the Apple iPhone 4

iPhone 4 logic board - Front

On the front of the iPhone 4's logic board, we again find two shields covering all the chips. We'll need to remove those to see the processor and other chips. The iPhone 4's microSIM card slot is also located in the center of the logic board's front side.

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...