Apple iPhone internal antenna
The iPhone's internal antenna are located beneath the black plastic antenna cover we removed at the beginning of the disassembly process. The system battery is located under the black plastic cap to which the antenna is glued. I decided against removing the antenna to avoid breaking the delicate ribbon.
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