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Picked Apart: Dissecting the iPhone 3G S

Taking apart a brand new iPhone 3G S

A Loose Screw

There are just two screws underneath the iPhone. This makes it easier to get into than many other devices.

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Doing the Number
More Numbers
A Phone in Two Halves

Here are the two halves of the iPhone 3G S. All the chips are hidden behind the large EMI shields.

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The Main Logic Board

There's a lot packed into this shot. The Apple chip is the primary Samsung ARM processor. The 16GB of Toshiba flash memory are now on the front of the board.

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Power to Go

The battery is listed as 3.7V and 4.51Whr. This comes out out to 1219 mAh, compared to 1150 mAh on the 3G. That's only a 6% increase.

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Straight to Video

Video recording is a long-overdue feature of the iPhone 3G S. The 3G S records video at 640x480 resolution and 30 fps.

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