iFixit’s iPhone 5S teardown finds larger battery, improved LTE transceiver

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.

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