O'Reilly logo

The Unauthorized Guide to iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod® Repair: A DIY Guide to Extending the Life of Your iDevices! by Timothy L. Warner

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

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

Image

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

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required