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iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro: iFixit’s eagerly awaited teardown arrives!



iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro: iFixit’s eagerly awaited teardown arrives!


The iPhones 12 have finally arrived on the market. This year, more than ever, the differences between Pro and Base variants are really minimal. In the past few hours, the well-known technicians of iFixit have carried out the usual device teardown. What will have emerged? Let’s find out together in this article.

After 3 years, Apple has finally decided to ditch the 5.8-inch diagonal for premium iPhone displays. Now, both the base model and the professional model are equipped with a 6.1-inch OLED display. However, this is not the only feature that the devices have in common. Here’s what iFixit colleagues found.

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iPhone 12 and 12 Pro: battery and display are interchangeable

IFixit technicians never disappoint. In the teardowns of the new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro they reviewed all the components of the devices. Among the things that emerged, a couple of very interesting ones. As had already been announced, the new iPhone by mountain a smaller battery compared to that of the previous generation. Difference also for the OLED display which, now, turns out to be much thinner than the iPhone 11’s LCD. The curious thing that everyone wanted to know is that both the battery and the display are interchangeable. Well what to say, further confirmation of the equality between the two devices.

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iFixit usually gives a grade from 1 to 10 aimed at symbolizing the ease with which smartphones can be repaired. Both iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro took home a score of 6/10. The two devices have components that can be easily repaired, however, the increase in water resistance and the extensive use of Apple’s proprietary screws has brought down the vote. How will the mini and Pro Max behave? Look forward to any updates in this regard.

Ph. Credit: iFixit.com