The disassembly of the iPhone 11 Professional reveals a smaller logic board and a bigger battery

September 22, 2019 By Lisa

The disassembly of the iPhone 11 Professional reveals a smaller logic board and a bigger battery

iFixit has dismantled the brand new Apple iPhone fashions, which tells us extra in regards to the variations with the telephones of final 12 months. iFixit shot a stay video of the disassembly of the iPhone 11 Professional and wrote a information for the iPhone 11 Professional Max.

The primary main distinction is that the batteries of the iPhone 11 Professional and the iPhone 11 Professional Max are a lot bigger than these of the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max.

On the iPhone 11 Professional Max, the system has a thickness of zero.four mm and the display a thickness of zero.25 mm. As John Gruber anticipated, the elimination of 3D Contact from the iPhone vary makes the display barely thinner. 3D Contact required an additional layer on the display to document the strain on the display.

This may increasingly seem to be a small distinction, however it frees up house for the battery. The iPhone 11 Professional and the iPhone XS have the identical single-cell L-shaped design. However the Max model has been up to date to make use of the single-cell design supplied as a substitute of two cells.

The result’s that the iPhone 11 Professional Max now has a battery of three 969 mAh, in comparison with a battery of three 179 mAh within the iPhone XS Max. This represents an enchancment of almost 25% from one 12 months to the subsequent for the Max battery.

These hardware enhancements, mixed with a extra environment friendly A13 system-on-chip, dramatically enhance battery life for the consumer. Apple claims that the iPhone 11 Professional and the iPhone 11 Professional Max final respectively four hours and 5 hours extra in comparison with the earlier technology.

(Picture credit score: iFixit)

By the best way, the digital camera module is way bigger on this 12 months's new digital camera (as anticipated). Apple managed to place a 3rd digital camera by decreasing the scale of the logic board.

The logic board has the identical dual-layer design because the one launched for the primary time with the iPhone X. It's like a chip membership sandwich. Although Apple and Qualcomm have settled their multi-billion greenback lawsuits, the iPhone 11 Professional's modem remains to be manufactured by Intel.

IFixit couldn’t decide how a lot RAM it had. Steve Troughton-Smith thinks there could possibly be 2GB of RAM devoted to the digital camera that you wouldn’t discover on landmarks.

Likewise, there are actually two battery connectors as a substitute of 1. It's onerous to say for positive that the second connector has been added for wi-fi bilateral charging – it could possibly be there for a lot of causes. Rumor has it that Apple desires so as to add a reverse wi-fi cost, however the characteristic has been saved on the final minute.

Total, iFixit provides a repairability ranking of 6 out of 10. The iPhone XS fashions additionally scored 6 out of 10.

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