A secd disassembly of the iPhe XS and iPhe XS Max has cfirmed the minimum internal changes that Apple has made to its predecessor, the iPhe X, but adds that there is an antenna change that can help the device to speed up cnecti speeds via mobile to reach networks.
The usual I am repairing it disassembly can best be described as a repetiti of the disassembly of the iPhe X last year, with the vast majority of compents similar to the previous model and installed in much the same way. After removing the displays, the iPhe XS Max seems to have been cstructed in the same way as its smaller counterpart, but with a little more room for compent placement.
An external change noticed by the team is the additi of an extra antenna band in which the left microphe hole was located. It is represented by I am repairing it this can be used to add support for "Gigabit LTE", although it would probably also help improve carrier recepti in general.
A big difference between the two models is the battery, in the sense that while the iPhe XS is advanced to an L-shaped unit with e cell, the iPhe XS Max cancels the design of last year by using two cells in a similar form . The battery change of the iPhe XS was discovered Thursday in a disassembly.
As with the previous disassembly, iFixit found that the battery in the iPhe XS had to be a small downgrade of the iPhe X, with 2.659 mA capacity. As expected, the XS Max battery is larger, with 3.179 mAh in its two-cell design.
The battery is charged and power is supplied to the iPhe XS Max by an Apple-designed power ctroller. It is said that Apple has been designing its own power management chips for some time, instead of relying compents made by third parties, giving it more ctrol over the supply chain and how devices functi.
The larger XS Max makes use of the extra internal space by including a larger Taptic Engine, as well as an extensive logic card that pushes e of the display cnectors to the base. The increase in the pixel sizes of the wide-angle sensor also appears to have increased the camera bump in the iPhe XS, evoking a warning of compatibility with iPhe X cases.
At the back of the glass is noted that it has the same cstructi as that for the iPhe X and iPhe 8. According to iFixit, this means that a single small crack in the rear panel requires full chassis replacement when repaired.
At the end of the disassembly, I am repairing it gave a "recoverable" score of 6 out of 10. While display and battery repairs are csidered a priority of the design, and the display can be replaced without turning off the Face ID hardware, the waterproofing measures and the problem with the repairing the glass back damage the score of the iPhe XS and iPhe XS.