Earlier today iFixit taken the new Apple Watch Series 2 apart, but that wasn’t the only Apple product that they had on their tear down table this week, they also decided to teardown the new iPhone 7 Plus.
They have already took a look inside of the device and shared some images for us to enjoy, ahead of when most people are getting the phone, despite its release today.
That said, they have revealed a lot about the phone already, particularly what we are getting from that space that Apple saved by killing the headphone jack.
Most of this space is taken up by a much large Taptic Engine, and a larger battery that is sized at 2,900mAh instead of the iPhone 6s’ 2,750 mAh battery.
Is that enough for you to be happy with the removal? Well maybe not yet, but we can definitely see Apple using this new space for new and more exciting reasons in the future.
They also discovered that the iPhone 7 Plus now has a Lightning connector that is protected by a rubber gasket, as well as a new waterproof camera nook.
When they finished, they gave the iPhone a repairability score of 7 out of 10, 10 being the easiest to repair and 1 being the most difficult. The reasons for this score was that the battery was “straightforward” to access, the non-clicking home button means you can’t break it as easily, water and dust protection reduces likelihood of damage, but this has caused the repair process more complicated, and finally you need a lot of screws to take it apart.
You can read the full teardown at the source link below.