Cracking Open the Apple iPhone 4S

Apple iPhone 4S Teardown

In October 2011, Apple released the iPhone 4S. Although its exterior is nearly identical to the iPhone 4 (released in June 2010), the iPhone 4S pack a lot of new hardware.

We've published teardown galleries of the iPhone 4, iPhone 3G S, iPhone 3G, and original iPhone. I couldn't wait to get my hands on the 2011 model. Follow along as I crack open the Apple iPhone 4S.

For a more in-depth review of the iPhone 4S' internal hardware, check out my article, "Apple iPhone 4S Teardown: Old design, new hardware."

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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...