iPhone 6 Plus: full parsing from iFixit (7 out of 10 on the repair rate scale)

    Just a few days ago, the new iPhone was introduced by Apple, and the iFixit team has already disassembled the older model, the iPhone 6 Plus, in the cogs, literally.

    Looking ahead, it is worth saying that the iPhone 6 Plus on the maintainability scale got 7, which is significant progress compared to the iPhone 5S. Well, in the sequel - more than a dozen photographs and a description of each stage of disassembly.

    Step 1 . IPhone 6 Plus Features

    • Processor: 64-bit A8 processor;
    • RAM: 1 GB
    • Memory: 16.64 and 128 GB;
    • Display: 5.5 inches, 1920x1080 pixels (401 ppi) Retina HD;
    • Camera: iSight at 8MP;
    • Sensors and sensors: fingerprints, barometer, gyroscope, accelerometer, light sensor;
    • Size: 158.1 mm long, 77.8 mm wide and 7.1 mm device thickness.

    The camera protrudes slightly from the body.

    There are plastic inserts on the case itself so that the device’s antenna can receive the signal.

    Step 2 . Separating the display, opening the case

    Unscrewing the pentalobe screws

    Separating the display with the tough iSclack tool Enclosures


    loops coming from the screen are securely fastened with metal holders

    Step 3 . Case dismantled

    Step 4 . Remove the Home button module

    Step 5 . We remove the front camera.

    The camera is part of the module, with the inclusion of an external speaker.

    Step 6. Separation of the metal plate

    Apple has changed the way you connect the Home button to the motherboard. This, according to the team of dealers, increases the level of maintainability of the device.

    Step 7 . Removing the battery

    The older model has a larger battery than the iPhone 6: 11.1 Wh, 2915 mAh. As a result, the battery life of the iPhone PLus is longer than that of the iPhone 6.

    Step 8 . Vibration Motor Module

    Step 9 . Remove the rear camera (DNL432 70566F MKLAB)

    Step 10 . Separate the motherboard from the case, plus mounting the antenna from the board

    Step 11 . Motherboard

    Step 12 . Remove the speaker

    Step 13 . Charger, Headphone, and Antenna Connection Module

    Step 14. And again the antenna

    Step 15 . Multiple loops: for the power button and volume button

    Step 16 . Rubber gaskets for moisture protection

    Step 17 . End of disassembly

    According to the iFixit team, the new Apple smartphone is quite easy to repair, plus it is better protected from external influences. Ideally, the display is separated first, because display problems are the most common.

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