Tag Archives: Teardown

iPhone 6 Plus teardown reveals huge battery, A8 and NFC chips

The iPhone 6 Plus has been on sale and in customers’ hands for just a matter of hours but that hasn’t stopped people breaking open their devices to see exactly what internal components are being used. The folks over at iFixit, as usual, are among the first to complete a teardown of the new 5.5-inch iPhone and most of what was found inside is in line…

Retina iPad mini teardown reveals iPad Air and iPhone 5s parts

iFixit has given the brand new Retina iPad mini the teardown treatment, revealing that the brand new tablet is a hybrid of the iPad Air and the iPhone 5s. First to be found was the Retina iPad mini’s much larger battery, measuring in at 24.3WH3 over the 16.3WHr version in the last tablet, almost all of that extra juice will be going straight to the…

As always, iPad Air gets teardown treatment

As is the usual with Apple device releases, iFixit has picked one up and torn it apart. Inside you will find, well, exactly what Apple told us we would. There is the A7 in red, the M7 is found in green, in orange is your 1GB of RAM, yellow contains your 16GB of flash storage, and lastly blue is your power management. Overall, the “reparability” score for…

MacBook Air 11-inch internal layout remains unchanged

During yesterday’s WWDC keynote, one of the biggest announcements on the hardware side was the all new line of MacBook Airs that was unveiled by Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller. Schiller announced the new ultra-thin laptops that included drastically increased battery life, much faster graphics, and the new Haswell Intel processors inside. With…

iMac teardown hits the web

I’ve always found it incredibly unfair that whilst us ordinary folk are still waiting for our Apple products to arrive, there are people in the tech world who are already taking them apart, just so we can see what’s inside. A teardown of the latest iMac was inevitable, and it’s finally here. The dismantling was conducted by Japanese bloggers Kodawarsian,…

iFixit teardown of the 13″ Retina MacBook Pro includes geeky goodness and a furry kitten [Gallery]

I’ve made no secret of the fact that I love checking out iFixit’s regular iDevice product teardowns. I just love taking stuff apart, up to a certain monetary value. When it comes to expensive gadgets, I’m more than happy to let someone else do it for me as long as I get to see the internals. Thankfully, I can always rely on iFixit to come up with the…