6. iPhone 4S Disassembly and Reassembly

If the iPhone 3GS represents the easiest take-apart in this book then I submit that the iPhone 4S is the most fun. What I think you’ll discover when you disassemble the iPhone 4S is just how much “stuff” Apple was able to pack into a slim package. You’ll be even more impressed by this space-consciousness when you take apart the iPhone 5 later in this book.

Before beginning the procedure, I thought it was apropos to briefly compare the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S in Table 6.1.

TABLE 6.1 Comparison Between iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S


As you can see, the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S are virtually identical devices. ...

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