The fingerprint sensor comes with a new cable, which can be easy to break if you’re not careful. iFixit Some advance reviews of Apple’s iPhone 5S have already showed up, but as of yet few have dared to physically pull apart the new iPhone to see what makes it tick. The folks over at iFixit have gotten their hands on one of those rare gold iPhones you’re all trying to buy, sacrificing it in the name of Knowledge. What iFixit discovered was a mix of old and new, much in keeping with the new-stuff-inside, similar-stuff-outside approach that Apple usually takes with its “S” phones. The 4-inch 1136×640 display is identical to last year’s (excepting the normal variance you can get from phone-to-phone depending on where Apple sourced the panel) and like the iPhone 5, it integrates the glass layer, the capacitive touch layer, and the LCD itself into a single piece to reduce thickness. The dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi module and its Broadcom BCM4334 chipset are also near-identical to last year’s model. New phone, new (but similar) camera module. iFixit Other, small upgrades abound once you remove the device’s screen.
Author: Daily Tech Whip
This article is part of our 'News Tiles' service. The site is currently in Beta. When it is fully operational you will be able to search through and arrange the 'Tiles' to display a keyword, product or technology over your chosen time period. For example you would be able to display all of the leading tech articles on the new Kindle Fire, in one spot in real time. You will also have access to our own original reporting and analysis as well as a polished place to post your own thoughts & reviews here, amongst the Daily Tech Whip Community. Please let us know if you have any feedback via the contact form or via Twitter. Don't forget to come back next week and see our full site and claim your name and your own free tech blog.