Teardown

All the individual parts of the iPhone SE

  • iPhone SE
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Introduction

This is where you’ll find all the details on the iPhone SE once it’s released. We’ll show you what’s hiding inside the new, smaller smartphone, and check whether Apple used parts from the iPhone 5, 5c or 5s.

Here’s a little information in advance:

  • iPhone 6/6s design
  • Apple A9
  • M9 coprocessor for motion data
  • Versions with 16 or 64 gigabytes of memory
  • NFC for Apple Pay
  • Cameras like iPhone 6s: 12 megapixels
  • Touch ID fingerprint sensor
  • No 3D Touch
  • Price: about 489 euros for 16 GB

Required tool

  • Hard Plastic Pick

    Hard Plastic Pick

    You need a flat but stable tool such as a pick to pry out parts that are glued in place.

    €1.00 in the iDoc store
  • For storing screws

    For storing screws

    We recommend storing your screws so you don’t mix up the various screws and small parts.

    €10.00 in the iDoc store
  • Plastic prying tool

    Plastic prying tool

    You need a flat plastic prying tool to disconnect the various plugs and connectors.

    €2.00 in the iDoc store
  • Steel Laboratory Spatula

    Steel Laboratory Spatula

    You need a flat and sturdy prying tool to disconnect glued parts.

    €6.00 in the iDoc store
  • Suction cup

    Suction cup

    A suction cup is perfect for lifting smooth surfaces such as displays or rear glass panels.

    €3.00 in the iDoc store
  • Tweezers

    Tweezers

    We recommend using tweezers to remove screws and various small parts from your device.

    €16.00 in the iDoc store
  • Pentalobe PL1 screwdriver

    Pentalobe PL1 screwdriver

    You need the right screwdriver for removing pentalobe PL1 screws.

    €10.00 in the iDoc store
  • Phillips PH00 screwdriver

    Phillips PH00 screwdriver

    You need the right screwdriver for removing PH00 screws.

    €7.00 in the iDoc store
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