Repair firm SmartPhone Medic has just posted a new video comparing several parts from the next-generation iPhone to their counterparts from the iPhone 4S.

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The parts shown include the front panel and flex cables for the external controls and dock connector/headphone jack, and while all of these parts have been seen previously, the video offers another good look at what changes can be expected for the next-generation iPhone.


A number of parts for the next-generation iPhone have leaked in recent weeks and months, although observers are still waiting for a good look at the most crucial part of the device: the logic board. After photos showing the part with shielding in place surfaced last week, fresh photos showing the shielding removed appeared earlier today. Unfortunately, the blurry nature of the photos and the incomplete state of assembly on the part still leave questions about the core components powering the device.

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saintforlife Avatar
130 months ago
Does anyone have iPhone 5 rumor fatigue yet? There is no suspense left for Sep 12th.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
troop231 Avatar
130 months ago
iPhone parts for everybody!!

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nagromme Avatar
130 months ago
iPhone 5?

*facepalm*
Agreed. It’s the iPhone 9!

It is the 9th distinct hardware design; not just colors and GB but unique construction/parts for 8 prior models:

iPhone

iPhone 3G

iPhone 3GS

iPhone 4

iPhone 4 CDMA with new antenna design and mute switch position

iPhone 4 white with redesigned camera ring

iPhone 4 white CDMA with redesigned camera ring AND new antenna design/mute switch

iPhone 4s

iPhone (again)
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AppleMactablet Avatar
130 months ago
Someone get a Plumber!!! These leaks are getting worse!
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nick_elt Avatar
130 months ago
You know its ugly when even samsung doesnt want to copy it.
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nagromme Avatar
130 months ago
Those old iPhones look freakishly short and squat.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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