AppleがiPhone 7 Plusを発表してからずっと、私たちは最新でかつ、最高のテクノロジーを探求できるこの機会を不安ながらも待ち望んできました。今日、最高レベルのサーフェスエリアと最上級のカメラ両方を誇る iDeviceで分解3連勝単式を始めてみましょう。まずはiPhone 7 Plusです。

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この分解は修理ガイドでは ありません。 お持ちのiPhone 7 Plusを修理する際は、iFixitの修理ガイドをご利用ください。

”今まででベスト、かつ最新鋭の iPhone”の内部に隠されていることは沢山あります。その前に、まずはこれまでに分かっている詳細を確認してみましょう。
  • ”今まででベスト、かつ最新鋭の iPhone”の内部に隠されていることは沢山あります。その前に、まずはこれまでに分かっている詳細を確認してみましょう。

    • 組み込み型M10モーションコプロセッサ付きのAppleA10 Fusionチップ

    • 容量は32, 128と256 GB

    • 5.5インチディスプレイ 1920x1080ピクセル(401ppi) Retina HDディスプレイ

    • 12MP広角カメラと12MP望遠カメラ、広角:ƒ/1.8の開口部、望遠:ƒ/2.8の開口部、2倍光学ズーム、最大10倍のデジタルズーム

    • ƒ/2.2の開口部と1080p HDビデオ撮影可能な7メガピクセルのFaceTime HD カメラ

    • 新しいTaptic Engineによって駆動されるTouch ID付きの固定されたホームボタン

    • 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi‑Fi + MIMO Bluetooth 4.2 + NFC

Which carrier phone is this

deepu272 - 返信

The iPhone 7 plus is much deferent than iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S. The lack of antenna lines especial at the jet black version, the lack of earphone jack, the dual lenses and dual speaker make it distinguishable. I personally like it very much and I will soon buy the iPhone 7 plus jet black 256GByte model. The only thing I dislike is that I won't be able to store my iOS apps on my hard disk as I am doing with my old jailbroken iphone 6 plus. So the 256 Gbytes are more than necessary.

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

@Agnostos Gnostos

"The only thing I dislike is that I won't be able to store my iOS apps on my hard disk..."

You can do that using iTunes without jailbreaking. You always could.

alex - 返信

I want to make my iphone at home , but from where i should get the parts ???

can you help me?


reply me

Nakul Phulwade - 返信

iPhone 7 Plusは前モデルの iPhone6 Plusとほぼ同一のサイズです。(7が158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mmであるのに対し、6は158.1 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)そして新モデル番号A1785が付与されています。
  • iPhone 7 Plusは前モデルの iPhone6 Plusとほぼ同一のサイズです。(7が158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mmであるのに対し、6は158.1 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)そして新モデル番号A1785が付与されています。

  • ダークサイドがよりお気に入りの人たちのために、Appleはマットブラックと傷が付きやすいジェットブラックをオリジナルのシルバー、ゴールドとローズゴールドに加えました。

  • 7 Plusは古くてあまり体裁の良くなかったアンテナラインを削ぎ落とし、巧みな美しさに変えました。

  • おそらく最も目に留まる違いはLightning - 3.5 mmヘッドフォンジャックアダプターが箱の中に同封されていることでしょう。これからヘッドホンジャックを手放してしまうのは少し勇気がいります。ごめんなさい、可愛いアダプター。原因はあなたのせいではなく、私たちの方なのです。

Quote: "6.63 oz (vs. the 6s Plus at 6.77 mm)"

I know you meant, "6.77 _oz_"!

biowizard - 返信

have you done a baby teardown on the baby adapter ? Does it have a DAC in it ? If so which one?

Jasraj Vaidya - 返信

The DAC is in the iPhone. How it's for the speakers too.

George A. -

No, it's not me, it's "baby adapter" Dongles were a thing of the past, and hated them as much as they will be hated now.

scottwilkins - 返信

The dimensions of the iPhone 7 Plus are identical to those of its predecessor, at 158.2 mm × 77.9 mm × 7.3 mm—and yet it's slightly lighter, at 6.63 oz (vs. the 6s Plus at 6.77 oz). Hopefully Apple didn't remove anything important.... They removed the headphone jack and assembly.

Emma - 返信

I have no courage. I also have no Apple Music because I have no reason to trust Apple with my content.

Dave - 返信

oz... what is oz... You are measuring in mm, so do in Gram, too... 99% of the world does it metric...

Skimmy - 返信

Yes. you're right!

Ricardo Rodríguez -

How about 3.5mm powered accessories like the square? Is square going to ante up for the lightning interface?

refd123 - 返信

I don't believe that the jet black color is so prone to scratches. I generally baby my phone and protect them with cases and glass membranes. So it's not a real issue. The lack of earphone jack isn't a problem. I bet that every manufacturer very soon will produce earphones with lighting jack. Those with very expensive conventional earphones will find the earphone adapter annoying but that isn't a big issue. After all when you are buying a phone at 800 dollars you can spent 100 dollars for decent earphones. Apple as always is removing parts from its iPhones. People forget that the earphone jack of the first generation iphone was small and deep inside. It didn't allow many earphones.

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

Do the new antenna lines in the 7 plus iPhone improve the signal reception in poor transmission areas

gaylestan - 返信


"I have no courage. I also have no Apple Music because I have no reason to trust Apple with my content."

Apple music is a subscription streaming service. You don't own the content. So you don't need to trust them.

I keep my own content on iTunes match. I do trust them. But it's all safe on my Mac, and backed up too.

alex - 返信


'How about 3.5mm powered accessories like the square? Is square going to ante up for the lightning interface?"

The square works off the headphone jack. If they use it to spec, then it should work off the adapter.

alex - 返信

Don't know about A1785,

but on Apple's iPHone specs page they specifiy two 7+ model #'s as A1661 & A1784.

One of them supports CDMA, the other does not.

macnosy - 返信

  • この3つ目のモンスターに移る前に、私たちの友達であるCreative Electronによる協力のもとエックス線写真を少し見てみましょう。

    • X線エキスパートから発信される、新しいiPhoneのより詳細な内部構造をご覧になりたい方は乞うご期待ください!

  • X線を通して見るとどんなアドバンテージがあるでしょうか?

  • まず初めに、ヘッドフォンジャックが押し出されて、タプティックエンジンが入り込んでいるのが確認できます。

  • より精密に検査してみると、スピーカーグリルが。。どこにも繋がれていない?面白いですね。

  • iPhone 7 Plusのカメラ配列にある新しい3番目のカメラを見てみましょう。どのような機能がそこにあるでしょうか?探してみましょう!

Please x-ray the Lightning to 3.5mm jack adapter so we can see if there's a DAC and AMP built into the cable. Otherwise you're going to have to cut it open, and that won't be pretty.

chris - 返信

I second this!

Dan Parsons -

I wonder if you could use the Lightning to mini jack adapter on one of the older iPhones as a way around having to replace the mini jack when it goes within the phone.

Dan - 返信

The adapter's store page lists it as compatible with every iOS device with a lightning port. Looks like that should work.

Chaz Larson - 返信

The adapter will work with all devices running iOS 10+

You can also use the lightning headphones with any iOS 10+ device as well.

As iOS 10+ only supports the lightning connector they will work with and are backwards compatible with any capable of running it.

paul - 返信

The X-Ray photos that iFixit publicly show are fantastic. I don't think that Apple will be happy with such deep intervention into its hardware. However I am sure that all major phone manufactures are using similar technics of inspection.

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

Well it looks like the Mini to Lightning adapter has its own DAC! Here's a teardown: iPhone 7 headphone dongle boasts amazing insides

Dan - 返信

  • Appleはヘッドフォンジャックジャックを取り外したのですが、どうやらペンタロープネジには変わらず忠実であるようです。この2本の、今やお馴染みとなったネジは、Lightningコネクターの両側を守るべく留められています。

  • ローズゴールドの中身を内部までぜひ見たいという思いで、力作業のiSclackを使い、開封作業を始めました。凝固な接着剤をこじ開けるにはかなりの力が必要です。

    • 7 Plusに留められている接着ストリップは前モデルで見られたストリップと比べるとかなり強い接着力です。これがまず始めの耐水性のサインでしょうか?

Does it make sense noting the best location to set the iSclack onto the iPhone so not to rip the cable connection shown in Step5 below? Or the best pattern to lift the cover off.

Dan - 返信

Apple could easily have avoid screws on iPhone like it does with iPads and iPod touch. This is an indications that Apple wants their phone to be serviceable by experienced foreigners. But not easily ben opened by ordinary users. The adhesive strip is a good idea. I wouldn't like an iPhone with a wobbling battery inside.

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

It's not waterproof, it's water-resistant. Similar, but not the same.

Aristarco Palacios - 返信

Can anyone confirm are the pentalobe screws identical (diameter and shaft length) to those of the 6 plus's?

Cooper Chase - 返信

How are the pentalobe screws protected from water? Is there rubber gusket?

Apple - 返信

  • これは一体なんということでしょう?以前のモデルでは本体上部にディスプレイ上のクリップがまっすぐ並べられていましたが、7 Plusは驚くことに横に開きました。

  • 中央右側に配置されたディスプレイケーブルを裂かずに幸いでした。さらに感謝すべきことは、上部ケーブルに緩みをもたせてあるのです。

    • このような僅かなデザイン変更は修理ガイドを再利用可能にさせてくれます。

  • 7 Plusを開封してみると白黒のべたべたした接着剤が電話本体周囲に沢山貼りめぐらされていることが分かります。

    • 私たちはこのペンギンテーマの接着剤が耐水性向上のために付けられたAppleの努力の一端であると想像します。そして何度も言いますが、Appleのエンジニアは接着剤が大好きだと思われます。

Interesting, threes no button, yet it looks like there is? and the metal peice on the side transfers teh taptic? ... Can you go more into this?

Mark - 返信

That's the TouchID sensor.

fastasleep -

Is the White gasket material less or more sticky than the Black? It does look like its thicker than the black (has more viscosity)?

Dan - 返信

You guys act like APPLE hasnt already said that the new iPhone has waterproofing. Which they did and there are plenty of videos showing it works

Jarrett Moering - 返信

I like your writing style! ..."Then again, Apple's engineers might just really love glue." And then a fanboi moron adds comments! Fake Geniuses' would never learn!

orion2000 - 返信

The Glue is silicone ferrite add with adhesive to deflect Cellular transmission effectively

Loli Pop - 返信

The iSclack is more than necessary. This cables can be broken easily. One of the reasons I love iFixit. From my experience all iPhones since iphone 4 were a little waterproofing. I didn't have problems with lightly rain or with wet hands or very sweaty faces. Now with the new iPhone I will use it safely at the beach. However waterproofing is a subjective issue. The iphone 7 is less waterproof than the second Apple watch.

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

What Apple Enginners love the most was screw. They take all size of screws, probably they have to get used to different 2 different bosses. Lol...

HSY3 HSY4 - 返信

"Then again, Apple's engineers might just really love glue."

I'm sure that very soon, you will be loving selling us replacement waterproof sticky seals.

alex - 返信

Yeah where can we get "genuine Apple" seals?

gleeglee217 -

As long and convoluted as the prox has become, there should've been a close-up.

mstein - 返信

  • 内部では、バッテリーコネクターと2本のディスプレイケーブルを覆っているケーブルブラケットを留めるトライポイントネジ護衛隊を発見しました。

  • 1年前、私たちは賭けにでました。そしてiFixitの64-bit toolkitにApple watch用ネジを加えたのです。何ということでしょう!その賭けがここで報われたのです。

  • 2番目のトライポイントネジ小隊は長くてバネのような上部コンポーネントのディスプレイケーブル用のブラケットに留められています。

  • トライポイントネジはあまり見かけません。トライポイントネジはネジ山がすり減りにくく、技術的な利点があるならば、どうしてこの iDevices全体に使われないのだろうかと議論をすることができます。ですが、ここにトライポイントネジがあるのは、最も多く修理される2つの箇所を単純に遠ざけたいとう理由からなのです。すなわち、バッテリーとスクリーンの交換です。

  • さて、私たちは(武装させた)スクリュードライバーを派遣し、そのブラケットを譲り渡すよう挑んでいきます。iPhone 7 Plusの心臓部分に侵攻していきましょう。

There is space for audio jack up there!

victortaykw - 返信

Audio Jack and Water Resistance strike me as being somewhat mutually counterproductive. I, for one, am very happy to see the poxy 3.5mm Jack consigned to history.

biowizard -

Another possibility for the reasoning behind the tri-point screws is that Apple knows these are the most common screws to need to be removed, and chose to go with something less likely to strip for their "geniuses" to work with.

Bryan Schwartz - 返信

The Phillips screw is a terrible screw drive design. According to McFeeley's, it was invented and promoted because the driver will cam out when torque increases. I'm skeptical about the motivation, but Phillips screws cam out or strip out with alarming frequency, especially in smaller sizes. I would love to never see or use a Phillips screw.

If you want to ding Apple for picking obscure drivers, fine. But you should also ding them, and everyone else, when they use the horrible Phillips screws.

Derek Roff - 返信

Then why not use Torx?

Chris Prendergast -

The reason tri-lobe screws are used is because a Torx drive socket on a screw that small wouldn't work. The tri-lobe is like a Torx profile and has the same advantages, but with two less lobes. In addition, tri-lobes are used because it can be put on a screw with a thinner head, where other drive types wouldn't work. The thinnest screw heads (0.3mm and below) require tri-lobe.

Do people really think nefarious apple engineers are intentionally trying to keep users from doing repairs? They could care less. Besides, if anyone's gotten that far, a screw type with an uncommon head is not going to stop them.

John Connor -

Bryan is right. They are tri-point because they are the most common to remove and therefore you don't want to strip them. Why all the screws aren't tri-point I'm not sure of.

Shaun Stelley - 返信

But what size of tri lobe is it? Like apple watch y0.6?

Piotr - 返信

I never could understand why Apple is bothering with so many different type of screws. At the age of ebay and iFixit every screw can be opened safely. Maybe another method to discourage users that don't know iFixit to mess with the the internal hardware

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

Lets add more screw variant each new release....

taexyz - 返信

The iphone, has wireless ear buds; good thing I dont own one bc they make alot of money on me as I lose litle things like that

Aaron Bouchard - 返信

Be careful on this part, I did rip one of the cables in the middle. There are actually 2 and the one I broke was for the home button...

Brent Thompson - 返信

  • ヘッドフォンジャックが以前あった場所は電話外部からの音をマイクに取り込んでいるコンポーネントがあります。もしくは外のタプティックエンジンからでしょうか。

    • ここには素晴らしいエレクトロニクスはありません。ただよくデザインされた音響効果とプラスチックのみです。

  • 分解新情報:Appleによると、このプラスチックは気圧ベントとのことです。入り口には耐水シール加工された外部侵入を防ぐプロテクションが付けいており、iPhoneはこの隔壁を通して本体内部と外気の気圧を精密に測量し、均一に保っています。

  • タプティックエンジンが現れた今、メカニカルボタンはもう過去のものとなってしまいました!このなめらかなエンジンは実際にボタンを押していないのに、高度な振動によりボタンが押されているかのように動く触覚フィードバックを用いています。

    • Retina MacBook 2015に付けられているタッチパッドに見覚えがある方は、タプティックエンジンから伝わる触覚をすでに経験しているはずです。

fake speaker port????

Stan Chua - 返信

If it's like ours (Chipworks), there's a microphone on one end of it , so it could be some sort of sound channeling chamber for that.

BHD2 - 返信

Touchpad is also in the latest MacBook Pro laptops

Nathanael Bunge - 返信

Apple doesn't waste space. The left port is for the microphone. It isn't a fake speaker port. And that speaker like component is a sound chamber - like our outer ears.

James Katt - 返信

I agree, likely used to cut down on wind noise (low frequencies) the mic could pick up.

Dan -

Seems apple wasted space here. That "Taptic" engine seems to have a lot of air in it ( in the middle where it's not needed). Wonder if they could have made that a tad less wide and included the audio jack after all???

scottwilkins - 返信

The two things you have to think about is the mass and the throw you have within the Taptic engine when you design it. You need enough mass that can kinetically offset the mass of the device you have it in, as well as the amount of energy to throw of the mass so you feel it.

It appears Apple has used a slightly larger unit (comparing the images). It would nice if someone could weigh the mass and measure the opening size between the iPhone 7 & 7 Plus Taptic engines and the 6 iPhone vibrators

Dan -

Looks a lot like that a "speaker port" for the Taptic Engine, for the home button to not only feel but also sound clicky.

What you described as a sound chamber doesn't seem to actually have any connection to the microphone, but to the Taptic Engine.


A Taptic could also be used as a subwoofer, due to its low resonant frequency of about 190Hz

The Speaker Guy - 返信

Are there pins on both sides of the Lightning port.

chris - 返信

I don't understand it.? No other product is taken apart except Apple products. We don't tear apart Samsung, Teslas, GM cars or any other computer type gadgets. Are people that fascinated with only Apple products? Come on stop it. Enjoy the technology. There's plenty of whiz bang products out there try tear them down too. Otherwise, this is iPhone 7, not iPhone 1 give it a break. I want to know more about the hidden features built into the software.

Cg10 - 返信

First day on ifixit? That tore down a lot of other stuff too.

Tom Chai -

iFixit does not NEED to take apart the newer Samsung devices. They are quite capable of doing that themself...

Ruurd Pels -

Tearing down Samsung products is too dangerous. They explode.

alex -

The taptic home button is extension of the 3D touch. Where on the 6S the haptic feedback signaled a single "pop" out menu, the home button feedback happens on keypress and keyup. :)

Peter Shen - 返信

I had a problem with the central button of iPhone 4. Now with the touchpad central button of iPhone 7 the reliability is increased. However the taptic engine is too big. I think that it takes valuable space from the battery. Beside the reliability issue the classic button should be better. I don't like the taptic engine of new MacBooks.

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

Why do you say the Taptic Engine is too big? Do you think they made it bigger than it needed to be to function the way they wanted?

pgoodwin1 - 返信

When playing audio, can the Taptic Engine act as a passive bass radiator?

pgoodwin1 - 返信

Cam someone just tell me the list of screwdriver sizes needed to take a iphone 7 apart

chfreeman73 - 返信

  • 何かが揺れている時、どうしますか?私たちは動くもの何でもX線で撮ってみます。このビデオはタプティックエンジンで撮影したものです。

  • ”タプティックエンジン”はスタートレックの銀河系戦艦の何かに見えます。実際、この小さなリニアアクチュエーターはジグザグの方向にバネを動かし重量のある中心部分を揺らしているのです。

    • これは今まで目にしたスマートフォンの中で一番大きな機械パーツです。

  • タプティックエンジンは新しい固体状態のホームボタン上に精密なコントロールされたバイブレーションを伝えます。

  • ボタンをクリックしたときの感覚はたまりません。タプティックエンジンの精密な振幅は、メカニカルボタンを押した時の感覚を含む様々なタイプの触感フィードバックを認識するようデザインされています。

    • なぜiPhone 6sのように触覚機能を持たせた通常ボタンを使用しないのでしょう?ボタンが一つ減るということは、液体が外から侵入してくる窓口が減るということだからです。

So is this a voicecoil+magnets actuator? Or a piezo device?

(I'm guessing voicecoil based on the X-Ray.)

atlant - 返信

AH-HA! Moving Parts!

Just Johnny - 返信

The central button could have been integrated on the screen. However it is a different component below screen that now it isn't moving. I hope in the future Apple will produce screens with a virtual central button.

In case of jailbrake the central button shouldn't be operational like it used to be with previous iPhone jailbrake methods.

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

So this is the device that replaced the audio jack?

Michael Balzer - 返信

This "button" is cool, but to remove the audio jack is not. Seems Apple needs to find a middle ground. Smaller taptic device and room for the audio jack. Not sure why this wasn't considered on the "Plus" size.

scottwilkins - 返信

What X-Ray equipment do you use? Do you sell this device?

Yan Li - 返信

As a new owner of iPhone 7 plus i think a Linear oscillator is a mixed bag - pluses are quite well known so I'll just point out one big minus - when phone silenced is left on the desk it's almost inaudible. I've already missed some calls and alarms. :( - (it's case that covers camera bump so it lays even flat on desk)

Treku - 返信

  • バッテリーの接着部分については、Appleがプルタブを含めこれまでの伝統方法を守ってくれました。

  • バッテリーのヨガが始まります。3本の接着プルタブを引っ張り、バッテリーとバッテリーを外すことへのストレスを取り出していきます。

Maybe the trickiest part of iPhone repairing. In the case of an early brake of the battery adhesive, tools must be used for removing the battery. Tools that may puncture the battery and cause fire. I suggest a totally discharged iPhone in case of battery replacement.

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

And how are we to do that? Let it run down normally? Seems like thatd take a while.

Tom Jackson -

If you rub the haptic feedback sensor in just the right spot it will vibrate continuously and drain the battery quickly

J Goog -

  • さて、大きなバッテリー本体が取り出せました!

  • バッテリーには3.82 V で 2900 mAh、トータル11.1 Whと表記されています。6s Plusでは10.45 Wh (3.8 V, 2750 mAh) と少しアップグレードされ、6 Plusでは11.1 Wh, 2915 mAhとあまり変化ないものとなっています。

    • バッテリーの寿命は6s Plusに比べると1時間長くなったとAppleは公表しています。すなわち、3G通話時間で21時間、Wi‑Fi使用で15時間の使用が可能、あるいは16日間の連続待受時間が可能です。

The new efficiency of the iPhone 7 plus allows a smaller battery and lighter weight.

James Katt - 返信

I don't see how "1.11Wh" can be considered a step down from "1.11Wh"! They are identical numbers. The trouble with comparing mAh values, is that they are meaningless without knowing the voltage. And (knowing that W = VA) ...

3.82V * 2.900Ah = 11.078Wh (iPhone 7 plus)

3.80V * 2.915Ah = 11.077Wh (iPhone 6 plus)

Which means they are exactly the same, bar the least significant digit (which is in the 7's favour)!

[comment resubmitted to correct typo!]

biowizard - 返信

I wondder if Apple ever considers using Quick Charge technology from Qualcomm ? My Iphone6 charges at barely over 1A using Apple adapter and cable (slightly lower if using generic cable), whereas QC 3.0 is known to charge at 2A or higher. What gives ?

hn1964 - 返信

Apple as far as I know have a tradition of good batteries except the first generation of iPod nano which wasn't a big issue. I hoped for years that a manufacturer would produced a replacement battery for iPhones with bigger capacity. However Apple has proved that is using the best batteries on the market. And after samsung Galaxy note 7, Apple has the advantage on this factor.

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

What voltage can iPhone 7 plus charge at? I see many portable charger claims that they allow voltage boost for iPhone. What exactly it is for me to judge whichever portable charger is best suit for iPhone 7 plus?

Kevin Yip - 返信

Will I be able to use iphone 7 plus or iphone 6 plus battery into my iphone 6splus

shrini23 - 返信

So the iPhone 6 plus had 2915 mah battery and 6s plus had 2750 mah battery and now iPhone 7 plus have 2900 mag battery they be scamming people

dandre832 - 返信

  • カメラ配列を取り出してみると、2本の分離したセンサー、2つのレンズ、2つの小さなコネクターが付けられています。Appleは私たちに複眼を与えてくれました。

  • 2つの12 MPカメラは光学ズームを備えていますーiPhone 7と同じ光学式手ぶれ補正付の広角カメラと望遠カメラです。

  • どちらのカメラも新しいイメージセンサーを搭載しており、Appleは前のiPhonesに比べると60%の加速度を増し、30%省エネになったと述べています。

    • 本体外側に以前より大きくなったカメラ突起が現れました。アップグレードされたカメラを備えているため、これはしょうがありません。そしてこのカメラは別の耐水防塵機能を持つと思われるカメラ本体に組み込まれています。

  • X線による眼を使ってカメラ配列とにらめっこを始めてみましょう。じっとこらえて見てみると、1つのカメラ周辺に4つのメタルパッドがあります。これはOISを起動させているマグネットではないかと考えています。

Two sets of OIS?

The telephoto lens has OIS?

Not sure about that one

jetlitheone - 返信

Yes it indeed does

yazdanbanaji - 返信

Is there any chance anybody can take calipers to both lens assemblies and find us an actual height?

evilspoonman - 返信

I'm hoping it does but most rumors said no.

maquinn1978 - 返信

It really doesn't seem like it. Look at the voice coils. the smaller 56mm unit only has ones that are lined up to move the lenses back and forth for focusing. the 28mm one has magnets and coils that allow it to move from side to side and up and down for stabilization.

garyliao2001 - 返信

I agree with you. I don't think the telephoto has OIS.

jetlitheone -

Looking at the two camera assemblies it sure looks like the 56mm camera does NOT have OIS. This is consistent what reviewers with units have written so far.

sam123 - 返信

Also, are these sensors 6mm diagonal? (1/3-inch sensors)

evilspoonman - 返信

I think 1/2,6" the first one. EXIF data suggest tele sensor is 1/3,2"...

maurizionatali -

Doesn't look like it has OIS on the 56MM


max - 返信

I believe those magnets you are indicating on the 28mm optical housing interact with the electromagnets on the face of the sensor assembly. The orange plate with wire traces on all four corners. I agree with your assessment that the 56mm lens is just a focusing voice coil and is not stabilized.

evilspoonman -

"the second a telephoto —allow for optical zoom" Really? Isn't it only for Focus?

Masa - 返信

One camera is a 28mm F1.8 with OIS and sensor, the other is a 56mm F2.8 normal lens with no OIS and it's own sensor, read, not telephoto that optically doubles ( 2x ) the magnification of the two cameras in use. I am not sure how it is dealt with when in between 1-2X but beyond 2x is "digital zoom" which is essentially cropping the native file of the longest lens. There is no real "telephoto" lens in the iPhone 7+, it is just marketing speak. However, the combination of a 28mm and a 56mm lens is not a weak addition to the already great iPhone camera platform. I plan on using it a lot and making a lot of great images with it when not using my professional gear, for my profession.

dphotobayer - 返信

what kind of sensor ? IMX????

badnessboy83 - 返信

I know it's Apple's term, but the non-wideangle camera is not, by any definition, "telephoto". It's actually a "standard" lens, roughly equivalent to a 55mm lens on a 35m camera.

biowizard - 返信

Technically it is a telephoto as are all phone lenses - telephoto means that the lens is shorter than its effective focal length whereas on slrs wide angle lenses have to be reverse telephoto to clear the mirror. It is a telephoto of normal focal length, like the pancake lenses fitted to a number of digital cameras.

Martin Bacon -

A telephoto lens has a focal length longer than that of the track length of the lens assembly. Apple is using the term correctly.

mcm - 返信

where is gyroscope sensor? and accelerometer? thanks

hector - 返信

I'd like to know what the camera module is, and what the pixel size is. In the announcement, they stated "bigger pixels" but never said how big.

skydivertak - 返信

Could you please tell us what the image sensor is? I'm hoping for IMX260 or IMX377, probably the two best smartphone chips on the market today; if the nominal rated size of the main chip is "1/2.6" at 12 MP, the closest match I'm aware of in the Exmor lineup would be the 260 given unless its something brand new, that's the closet match to the specs given (at ~1/2.5 and 12 MP), and Sony only makes a few 1/2.6 chips, none near 12 MP, as well as the 260 being the sensor used in the also dual camera V10. I can't see any obvious candidates for the second sensor; the only 1/3.2 sensors Sony has are the 8 MPs. And I don't see any discussion of the front sensor here, though perhaps I'm just missing it.

CAM Gerlach - 返信

Which is the maker of these sensors?

Techno Golo - 返信

What's the baseline between two camera?

kaiyeh0913 - 返信

Hello guys,

Have you figured out who is the sensor manufacturer?

Miguel Ferreira - 返信

Smartphones even iPhones suffer from image noise during low light shooting. They use very small image sensors which can't gather enough light fast. So the software amplifies digitally the ISO creating image noise and deteriorating colors.

I would prefer a bigger camera with a bigger image sensor with better image stabilization instead of two cameras. Ordinary users are impressed more from the two cameras and don't know the benefits of bigger image sensors.

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

I think Sony should be the manufacturer, OIS is not available for the telephoto lens.

gr8sujit - 返信

The comments below this article indicate the telephoto lens does indeed have OIS. But the comments above my post say otherwise. What is the final conclusion? Does the iP7+ have OIS on all lenses/cameras?

speedlever - 返信

Can the camera glass be replaced?

parshnib - 返信

Would there be a way to turn off the hardware OIS by doing into the machine? Some people with stabilizing gimbals are finding the hardware OIS troublesome by causing jitters on video capture. Apple has not enabled a way to completely turn off hardware OIS.

timdlr - 返信

Any chance of being able to replace the camera glass? It's built into the chassis but looks like it could be removed and replaced.

phnxdemon24 - 返信

  • 背面ケースからロジックボードを取り出す前に、アンテナアセンブリの一部を取り外す必要があります。この作業には、アンテナ経路の間をつなぐ役割のアンテナフレックスケーブルを含みます。

  • アンテナフレックスケーブルが外れたら、上部左側にあるWi-Fi アンテナに注目してみましょう。

These both appear to be Squelch pads. The second image is the shielding cover over the second. The antenna is the upper case its self.

Unlike the iPhone 6 series which had two antenna's in the top case this series shares the same antenna for both cellular and WiFi. Its possible they also have so attenuator logic here as well.

Dan - 返信

What's with all the tooling marks in the pink? I thought the back is supposed to be as beautiful as the front?

Charles Reese - 返信

I hope the the new iPhone 7 with smaller visible antennas will have the same sensitivity as previous models.

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

  • 7 Plusからロジックボードを取り出すのは前モデルに比べると格段に簡単です。最後の結合部分を外すためにロジックボードをひっくり返す必要もありません。

    • 勝利の兆しが見えてくるようですが、まだまだ予断を許しません。わずかなデザインチェンジでも修理難易度に影響を与えるからです。

  • EMIステッカーを剥がしていくと、幾つかの熱管理ではないかと思われるものを見つけました。

    • その下にあるのはA10 なのでしょうか?

That EMI stickers are destroyed when are peeled off? Can they be reused with the same efficiency? Can they be replaced by better quality and more safe ones?

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

You guys seem to have ignored the above comment. But really is the EMI sticker replaceable? If so where can we get it ?


Musa Bah - 返信

  • ロジックボードは取り出され、シールドも剥がされました。さてこの子犬は一体何を咥えているのでしょう!

    • Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24 SoC + Samsung 3 GB LPDDR4 RAM (as denoted by the markings K3RG4G40MM-YGCH)

    • Qualcomm MDM9645M LTE Cat. 12 Modem

    • Skyworks 78100-20

    • Avago AFEM-8065 パワーアンプモジュール

    • Avago AFEM-8055 パワーアンプモジュール

    • Universal Scientific Industrial O1 1R タッチスクリーンコントローラー

    • Bosch Sensortec BMP280Barometric Pressure Sensor

Anyway to tell if there are enough antennas support 4x4 MIMO?

Nick Roosevelt - 返信

The blue chip is bigger than the small one, so it can't be same.

The blue one is an Avago AFEM-8055 Power Amplifier Module.


Sebastian Beyer - 返信

Blue one should be 8055 from the picture?

torlies - 返信

What's the part at the right location of the blue avago chip?

torlies - 返信

The Qualcomm Snapdragon X12 LTE modem indeed does support 4x4 MIMO, 256-QAM downlink, 64-QAM uplink

Source: https://www.qualcomm.com/products/snapdr...

tuanchoang - 返信

It supports 4X4 MIMO, but the physical antennas have to be installed by the manufacturer, in this case, Apple would have to be sure to include the antenna set. It is supposedly supported via software update, so it seems that might also depend on Apple.

Nick Roosevelt - 返信

The chip below the green one looks like a Murata one. It has its marker "M" with a circle.

Jie Zou - 返信

So Apple is advertising a 450 Mbps maximum downlink throughput (cat 9 or 10) but Qualcomm chipset (at least, no idea for intel LTE baseband used) is capable of Cat 12 , i.e up to 600 Mbps throughputs ? Maybe Apple is advertising 450 Mbps because only Qualcomm chipset support it ? Maybe it is firmware locked to ue cat 9 or 10 ?

Basile Carle - 返信

Looks like there is another chip hidden. Left side of A10chip, in between capacitors - try to xray or remove the material

humanresourceac - 返信

3 GBytes Ram on iPhone when the 4Gbyte Ram of new macbook are considered enough by Apple. This phone is a real beast. The one Gbyte of iPhone 6 plus isn't enough for multitasking with the new updates of apps. A really huge step forward. The gap between iPads and iPhone is closing.

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

The Avago chips are really Broadcom chips. Avago announced its intention to acquire Broadcom in May 2015. The acquisition was completed in February 2016. Avago decided to exist under the Broadcom name, as it was more well known than the relatively new Avago (which formerly was part of Agilent, which itself was a spin-off from Hewlett-Packard).

bobmcd50 - 返信

It is not "MDM9645M". It is MDM9645.

JJ Wu - 返信

52RD.com is showing the Invensense 773C chip on the same board. http://img.mp.itc.cn/upload/20160919/734...

Geeky1 - 返信

Here is also a link to the translated article. http://www.microsofttranslator.com/bv.as...

Geeky1 - 返信

Very surprised that Ifixit would miss such an identifiable chip. Especially after having so much time to correct it. Could something foul be afoot with the politics in which they "teardown"?

dseigel - 返信

Can't say for certain. I just find it bizarre that no US teardown has identified this chip but several others internationally have.

Geeky1 -

what is inside "Universal Scientific Industrial O1 X4"? There are two similar parts on the main board.

JJ Wu - 返信


Ivan Xie - 返信

which IC is operating home button?

Adiee - 返信

i want to know what is the middle ic of ( green/yellow/blue/ )

Under the Avago AFEM-8065 Power Amplifier Module ic

what ic is that ..i want to replace that ic .. coz i have buy a iphone 7 plus with 3g 4g issue ..and someone remove that ic from the m.board ..plzzz help me to find that ic..thanks

kasun ruwanga - 返信

  • 裏側に廻ってみましょう。ICフィールドがここにもあります!

    • Toshiba THGBX6T0T8LLFXF 128 GB NAND Flash

    • Murata 339S00199 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Module

    • NXP 67V04 NFC Controller

    • Dialog 338S00225 Power Management IC

    • Qualcomm PMD9645 Power Management IC

    • Qualcomm WTR4905 Multimode LTE Transceiver

    • Qualcomm WTR3925 RF Transceiver

Which SKU of iphone7+ are you tearing down? Does it support CDMA?

sameer vora - 返信

The wifi module is done by Murata again. And it seems to provide another chip above the blue one?

BTW where is the motion sensor, i.e., the accelometer and gyro?

Jie Zou - 返信

Sameer Vora - There is only one. The iPhone has been CDMA+GSM since the "World Phone" of the iPhone 4S

Steven Gergus - 返信

Not true - The 7 now has 4 part numbers: 2 for the CDMA (7 & 7+) and 2 for the GSM (7 & 7+) . IIRC - the GSM only models have Intel Modems - but no CDMA support.

Nikon1 - 返信

TLC again! Is it a 3D NAND?

Yifan - 返信

How is the Bluetooth antenna compared to the one on the 6S Plus? Bluetooth performance is particularly important for me since I've invested in wireless earbuds with a weak RX. 6S Plus works fine but there's always room for improvement.

nametemp - 返信

Has anyone noticed the lack of an envelope tracker on the Qualcomm version of the iPhone 7??

Anshel Sag - 返信

Of course there isn't place for an FM analog radio receiver. I will die and iPhones will still snob the traditional free analog radio. Mobile carriers love people paying for listening radio during commuting. Apple doesn't even produce an adapter for radio. One of the few topics that android phones are betters.

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

The model is A1785 according to the first post. This means this is the Japan model. If what I hear is correct, this means that the chips in this model are different than those around the world. This has to do with the FeliCa chip that Apple said would be available in "iPhones sold in Japan." What I would like to know is what a teardown of a non-Japanese iphone 7 has in terms of NFC chips. I wonder because there would be a difference of "We only advertise FeliCa in Japan (but the hardware is there)" as opposed to "We only include the hardware for FeliCa in the Japanese SKUs, A1779 (iphone 7) or A1785 (iPhone 7 Plus)." As someone who travels to Japan (and has Suica/FeliCa cards), this would be useful to know.

Charles Rosenberg - 返信

  • ちょっと待ってください。裏側にはさらに多くのICが潜んでいます。

    • Apple/Cirrus Logic 338S00105 Audio Codec

    • Cirrus Logic 338S00220 Audi Amplifier(x2)

    • Lattice Semiconductor ICESLP4K

    • Skyworks 13702-20 Diversity Receive Module

    • Skyworks 13703-21 Diversity Receive Module

    • Avago LFI630 183439

    • NXP 610A38

it should be lattice iCE5LP4K . what is the purpose for this ? any advantage with it ?

william0312 - 返信

Thanks for the Audio Codec and Amplifier info!!

Barry Wilson - 返信

As usual Apple exept the panel of iPhone, purchases everything from third suppliers.

Agnostos Gnostos - 返信

  • ロジックボードの裏側にも幾つかの ICが配置されています。

    • TDK EPCOS D5315

    • Texas Instruments 64W0Y5P

    • Texas Instruments 65730A0P Power Management IC

  • いつものことながら、シリコン専門会社であるChipworksにこれらの主要なICの確認作業を担っていただき感謝しています。iPhone7コントールハードウェアの詳細な分析についてはChipworks社による分解ページをご覧ください。

Is there any dimension numbers?

Hmil2017 - 返信

  • 本体からラウドスピーカーを持ち上げると、程よいバネ接点と外部侵入を防ぐメッシュが付けられています。

  • 6 Plus6S Plusのスピーカーとのデザイン上の類似点を挙げると、7 Plus のスピーカーにも見覚えのあるアンテナ付属部分が付いています。

If the lightning port is not smooth with the body the phone will fail when submerged in water?

Bubs - 返信

  • 小さなリボンケーブルによってLightning コネクターアセンブリがマイクに留められています。スピーカーグリル部分にしっかりと接着されています。

  • 予想した通り、スピーカーグリルは内部をクリーンで乾燥した状態に保つため、外部からの侵入はできません。

    • お気づきでない場合のために、このLightningコネクターアセンブリはとてつもなく大きいです!前世代のiPhoneのように、背面ケースに軽く接着されているため簡単に取り外すことができます。

  • このケーブルアセンブリは今まで登場してきたLightning コネクターの中で最も頑丈なシーリング処理が施されています。耐水防塵機能をもつ昨年のモデルではフォーム製接着剤が使用されていたのに対し、この7Plusは完全ゴム製接着剤を利用しており、水深50メートルに耐えることができます。

I think the 50m water resistance is apple watch 2's feature, not iphone 7's.

ruoungon - 返信

QUOTE: "capable of holding back a 50 meter column of water"

Really?! I thought the iPhone 7 models were IP67 - meaning they should withstand ingress from 1m of water for 30 minutes

biowizard - 返信

I think I found the baro sensor, it's underneath the lower left mic, sharing the same port.

Tom Chai - 返信

The gasket itself perhaps can hold back a 50m column of water.

Rick Bargerhuff - 返信

Me thinks steps 18 & 19 got swapped

coodie - 返信

Whoops! Fixed, thanks!

Andrew Optimus Goldberg -

  • iPhone 7 Plusの新しい特長として耐水性が挙げられていますが、実際に、何が耐水性を高めているのでしょうか?この証拠はどこにでも見られます。

    • 画像1と2:ゴム製ガスケットが付けられたプラスチック製SIM取り出しプラグ

    • 画像3:SIMトレイ上に装着されたゴム製ガスケット

  • ゴム製のガスケットとプラグは以前からあるテクノロジーですが、電話本体から液体や塵の侵入を防ぐには効果的です。しかし、コストがかかります。コンポーネントを交換する際は、ガスケットが正しい場所に配置され、きちんと留められているか確認が必要です。これは余分かつ面倒くさい手順になります。


  • 背面ケースの発掘をここで中断し、少しディスプレイアセンブリとそのパーツについて点検してみることにします。

  • まずは正面から、iPhones 6 and 6sで取り出した1920×1080ディスプレイに類似しているかに見えますが、幾つかの特筆すべき変更点があります。このディスプレイは広色域ディスプレイを備え、前モデルに比べると25%明るくなりました。

  • また、ディスプレイEMIシールド左端に液体ダメージインジケーターを確認できます。このガジェットはおそらく耐水性でしょうが、電話を持ったまま海に入ってしまったら、このインジケーターを見てAppleは慌てずに対応するはずですー「保証対象外です」と。


  • 何個からの標準プラスネジを外すと、イヤフォンスピーカーが正面カメラの下より取り出せます。

    • この新しくなったイヤフォンスピーカーは2つの役割がありますー通常の機能に加えて、ヘッドホンを耳にあてていない状態でロックを聴いている時、iPhoneにステレオサウンド機能をもつスピーカーとしての役割が初めて付けられました。

  • 正面向きカメラのケーブルアセンブリは少し複雑に絡み合っています。

  • 上部コンポーネントには次の機能があります。

    • 正面向きカメラ

    • マイク

    • 内蔵ステレオスピーカー

    • 近接センサーと環境光センサー


  • さらにここでもホームボタンと LCDシールドプレートにトライウイングネジが留められています。

  • しかし幸いなことに、 LCDシールドプレートに接着剤が付けられていません。そしてケーブルは上手くまとめられています。

  • ここでは特に注目して見るものはありません。シールドプレートを早速取り出してお家(ホーム)へ帰りましょう。言い換えると、次はホームボタンです。

Has the possibility to swap the flat button extender home like the iphone 6s

atlantisgfx - 返信

为什么中国的iPhone7 LCD屏盖板上有粘合剂?把屏幕排线和盖板粘在了一起

FlyingPig - 返信

  • 最後にディスプレイアセンブリ、すなわちホームボタンが残されています。

    • もはやホームタッチセンサーであり、ボタンではなくなりました。

    • Analog Devices AD7149 キャパシタンスセンサーコントローラー

  • 息を殺して待っていた皆さんへ、新しいホームボタンは取り出すことができます。ケーブル上に小さなトライウィングネジと接着剤が少し付けられているため、簡単には取り出せませんが、もう破れやすいガスケットは残っていません。

  • 交換可能なホームボタンであることは良いニュースです。メカニックホームボタンは以前のiPhoneの失敗であると指摘されてきました。iFixitのデータによると6、6sのホームボタンの信頼度は5と5sに比べて向上していると提言できます。しかし、依然として100,000に近い人々が iFixitのホームボタン交換のガイド手順にアクセスしているのです。

  • 加えて、非メカニックボタンに変更したことは全体的な信頼度を高めることができるはずです。そしてホームボタンの交換を必要とする頻度が減るはずです。言うまでもなく、エックス線写真を通して見ると、とても素晴らしく見えます。

How is the home button waterproofed? It looks like it just sits on top of the glass but that can't be right...

Steven Gergus - 返信

The home button acts like a plug, with wedged sides pressing on the screen from above. The screw actually pulls the button in to seal tightly.

Tom Chai -

If it doesn't 'move' for normal operation, why is the home button removable? I'm anxious to feel these in action.

lwwells - 返信

The home button still implements the touch ID circuitry so it needs to be removable in order to replace.

Rick Bargerhuff -

If I recall, not everyone can replace the home button on the previous iPhone because there was a chip on the cable that has some data that's tied to the specific motherboard (apple citing that it was a security feature). Only a reprogram at Apple can "pair" a new home button to a phone. I wonder if this is like that? But without any moving parts, it's a lot more reliable of course.

Ryo Saeba - 返信

  • ガスケットとボタンケーブルが付いたまま呼び出し/サイレントスイッチを引っ張りだすことができました。

  • しかしながら音声とパワーボタンはケースの中で心地よさげに横たわり、通例の取り出しを必死に拒んでいるのです。

  • このデザインは何となく、Appleの耐水性ボタンの特許申請を思い起こさせます。そして少し高度な分解技術が必要です。


  • グランドフィナーレです!iPhone 7 Plus がバラバラになりました。精査のため、この戦利品を並べてみました。

    • しかし、しばらくしないうちにー他の最先端ガジェットがCupertino (シリコンバレー)からやってきているのです。さらなる分解にご期待ください!

  • 最高の分解を行なえるよう、東京にあるオフィススペースを貸してくださった日経テクノロジーの皆様に多大なる感謝を申し上げます!

Did/could you guys put the phone back together into working order. Did ya fix it?!

fullard108 - 返信

  • バッテリーは直ぐにアクセスできます。バッテリーの取り出しには特別なスクリュードライバーが必要で、接着剤除去の技術も要ります。ですが、難しくありません。
  • ソリッドステートの新ホームボタンはこれまで挙げられてきた共通の失敗点を振るい落としました。
  • 改良された耐水防塵プロテクションは環境被害やアクシデントがもたらす液体ダメージによる修理の必要性を大幅に下げてくれます。(しかし同時に、ある修理がもっと困難にもなります)
  • ディスプレイアセンブリは一番最初に取り出せるコンポーネントで、スクリーンの修理は簡単になります。ですが、改良された耐水用処理が施されているため修理の手順はより複雑となりました。
  • トライウィングネジの追加に伴い、多くのiPhone7 Plusの修理には最大4つのタイプのドライバーが必要となります。



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%#*@ i was so eagerly waiting for this ! I'm like ifixit hasn't uploaded the first set of teardown and here we go

yazdanbanaji - 返信

Me too! Love their work.

Colin Baines -

Has anyone tried to remove the home "button" yet? Worried about being able to transfer touch id to replacement screens......

rneeley - 返信

I think the home button is still transferrable to replacement screen based on the screws right under its plate, it should have a small connector to the LCD assembly itself.

iTechshark MO -

That it what I am hoping based on the video that came out Wednesday, but then they did not remove it. I own a repair shop, I am sitting on the edge of my seat here ;)

rneeley -

Same thing here lol

iTechshark MO -

Somebody in China beat ifixit to it and did a full teardown. The home button is transferable.

Tom Chai -

Tom - Do you have a link?

rneeley -

There appears to be a video posted on YouTube of a teardown that took place on the 13th. The video description says it happened in Vietnam. It was obviously obtained illegally due to the obfuscation of the serial and IMEI info on the back of the phone. I wont post the link here but you can search "iPhone 7 Plus Teardown/Disassembly".

Encrypted_Binary -

Re Home "button" replacement. I was under the impression a new "button" still needs to be calibrated to recognize all previous finger prints. I am not completely positive this is still the case. (?)

jchagman -

Are you going to teardown model A1784 to see if it does indeed have an Intel modem?

andrewdavidharvey - 返信

It's all about the modem here. Big thing is for me: if Qualcamm, what model, X12? How many antennas, 4x4?

Nick Roosevelt -

Yes, its Qualcomm LTE Cat 12 modem which is capable of 650Mbps downlink speed. But stupid Apple folks have restricted it to 450 Mbps to match with inferior Intel modem on some models. Intel is Cat 10 modem capable of max 450Mbps

shreyassv123 -

I'd be interested to know if iPhone 7 not sold in Japan contains "FeliCa Type-F NFC contactless technology,"


msulistio - 返信

I second this! Look forward to maybe hearing from you guys.

Sam Lewis -

The same NXP 67V04 chip is installed also in the AT&T model.


koyama -

what is the difference of this iPhone compared to the one they sell in USA?

george allo -

It appears the Home button is screwed in. The LCD shield looks like it will be fun to remove since the display cable is now in the middle left of it instead of at the top.

Kevin Stuckey - 返信

I am zooming in trying to find a cable, so far I can't find one coming off the button. I know the folks at iFixit have to take their time and do a complete teardown (and upload and type out info), I just wish they would skip ahead a little ;) - We all know the logic board will come out ;)

rneeley -

Thats pretty much same layout of LCD/Digitizer in iPad Air located on the lower right side with the addition of another flex for front facing cam on iPhone 7 series.

iTechshark MO -

The cable might be routed under the LCD back plate and thats what I am hoping, Apple will be insane having the home button built in the LCD assembly, maybe next year but not that year lol

iTechshark MO -

Ya, It does have a resemblance to the iPad Mini 4 too (oddly enough did two of those this week, of four total I have seen). We should all know very soon hopefully. We all know the fruit company would like to kill all the small repairs shops off and force people to their stores, but then again I am in a fairly large city with no store for 2.5 hours in any direction...

rneeley -

Will this iPhone have USB 3.0, like the iPad Pro?! Haha.

hyperintel13 - 返信

no, Lightning port on iPhone 7 does not have pins on both sides like iPad Pro 12.9" https://twitter.com/ingulsrud/status/776...

joel -

The flex cable appears to go off on the right of the Home button and there seems to be an extension cable that connects to it near the rightmost screw. You can see a small bubble in the cable between the LCD shield and Home button shield??.

Kevin Stuckey - 返信

You are right, thats what I was saying a minute ago.

iTechshark MO -

Also I am kinda feeling that the home button/touch ID will be easier to transfer than previous model with no adhesive, it seems its just a plate screwed in the button.

iTechshark MO -

Also if you look at the photo closely, there is a flex on the right side of the home button ( its on the left side on the 6 /6S series ) so I am kinda positive that the home button/touch ID is transferrable based on a close up of the photo with a zoom in the right side of the home button.

iTechshark MO - 返信

I agree with you!

Kevin Stuckey -

OK, I see what your talking about. Their is also a little hump on the right that is probably the connection point. Looking at the screw in the center of the button, maybe it comes out the front like the track-pad on a macbook. That shield should be lots of fun, I am betting the LCD flex is glued over.

rneeley -

Yup that sounds right except that the screw is just sitting to hold the button on place and not to adjust its tactile feedback since its not mechanical.

iTechshark MO -

"Two separate sensors, two lenses, and two sets of optical image stabilizers." So OIS on both lenses/sensors?

Holger - 返信

Yes indeed ! You got the right mate ! Despite people's claims on the telephoto lens not having the OiS it's crystal clear from this teardown that it indeed does have one

yazdanbanaji -

Based on Apple , its just one mechanical OIS and the second one is just software controlled so its just one OIS as far as I can tell.

iTechshark MO -

No I don't think so, the electromagnetic coils of the 56mm unit only move the lens back and forth for focusing. The 28mm unit you can clearly see the coils and the magnets that allow it to move side to side.

garyliao2001 -

You are right, didn't notice the coils at all.

iTechshark MO -

I can confirm that the touch ID/home button is screwed in a plate with 3 screws to pull it off and the button itself is screwed to the middle of the shield with one , cheers guys, its gonna be transferrable :)

iTechshark MO - 返信

Good! Now I can sleep soundly tonight knowing I still have a job for the next year :)

Kevin Stuckey -

We all have businesses for another year then Ed :) -- Can not wait to see the pictures, and especially do my own teardown (I am on the east cost of the US, so I have 8-9 hours to wait on Fedex still.)

rneeley -

Haha you are %#*@ right, one more year in repair business lol

iTechshark MO -

Not like many of us get much Samsung business anymore... Most of my customers faint or hang up when I tell them how much to fix an S7 Edge screen... Looking into the freezing technique, but not eager to spend a could grand on a maybe....

rneeley -

Awesome job ifixit. $&@".?

Alber Einsten - 返信

You are always so professional

Dorothy - 返信

Great work!! Can't wait to see the speaker on the top !

Barry Wilson - 返信

Please do provide a detailed review of the new NFC chip that features FeliCa technology exclusively for the Japanese model A1784.


AKari Kamigishi - 返信

Please also tear down the 3.5mm to lightning cable to determine what type of DAC it uses

Pasko - 返信

Yes, please do this someone!

Dan Parsons -

And the earphones ~~ DD

Henryplusone -

Are we sure this uses a DAC and the lightning port isn't just capable of outputting an analog signal?

lwwells -

Indeed I am also dying to know what the DAC situation is!

Foo Bar -

I've had one of these adapters since Thursday -- if I had know it was going to take this long, I would have just torn mine down and published the results on my own blog! The reveal of the third amp is a serious indicator Apple has modified its MFi specs, and now allows analogue output from Lightning. That's a HUGE deal.

Mac 128 -

Yes also very keen to find this info out. Chop-chop ifixit (literally)!

shrike8 -

I'd like to see the SIM tray portion that this mechanism is how to achieve water resistance IPx7.

ao11oaray - 返信

Nice teardown!

How about gyro?

STM or Invensense?

john smith - 返信

I am guessing the rectangular chip besides those front-end modules in step 14 is the gyro/accelometer. It becomes such a weird shape because Apple wants both a low-energy 3-axis and an accurate 6-axis in one module. If my theory is right, the marker on that chip hints STM.

Jie Zou -

It is the latest INVN chip

Someone who knows -

Hey someone who knows why are you so sure? In the 6 there were two separate gyros, a Bosch 3-axis and an Invensense 6-axis: http://www.chipworks.com/about-chipworks... Is this a new part (combo 3 and 6-axis)?

John -

It is 6-axis Invensense and yes, I am very sure for reasons not related to this article.

Someone who knows -

7 and 7 plus accelerometer response is different ,so wonder if 7 still use Bosch acce like iphone 6.

john smith -

It appears to be an invensense chip. You can see it on the Chinese version... http://www.microsofttranslator.com/bv.as...

Geeky1 -

Since the other link is now dead here is another! https://translate.google.com/translate?h...

Geeky1 -

So what is reparability score ?

Fahad Muneeb - 返信

Would like to see what's going on inside the 3.5mm adapter.

Paul Weston - 返信

+1! And there are chips in earphones, too. Crack it!~ DD

Henryplusone -

What is the model number of this phone ?

Sathish S - 返信

model number: A1785.

skemhey -

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24 SoC - made by TSMC or Samsung?

Lets teardown A1784..

skemhey - 返信

100% made in TSMC. That is old news.

Jie Zou -

Wow, amazing. The battery is the same of 6 Plus.

Marco Tini - 返信

I wonder, if I teardown and reassemble again will it be water resistant after re-assembly? as I can see there were some glue while opening the phone.

dhanesh shastri - 返信

Who supplied the gyroscope and accelometer? Traditionally it is near those front-end modules.

Jie Zou - 返信

Any changes to the proximity sensor and front camera?

tohff7 - 返信

%#*@! this is beautiful!

Satyajeet Vishwakarma - 返信

You complimented them.

ayushiagrawal42 -

Are you sure home bouton is transferable : supplier in china send me some photo and it s appear the home home flex is laser soldered on the metal frame

sylvainA FR - 返信

Lets teardown A1784..

skemhey - 返信

How does Apple get stereo from only one speaker? Or does the photo of the speaker in step 19 show a divider in the middle that "separates" two small speakers? If so, how does one call this "stereo" when the two speakers are so close together? And why do the diagrams on Apple's website show lines pointing to the two grilles on the bottom of the phone, with the legend describing them as "Stereo speakers", when the iFixit teardown shows that the left-hand grille doesn't actually have a speaker behind it, contrary to Apple's diagram? And why do some of Apple's own diagrams point to a supposed second speaker towards the top of the phone, though the iFixit teardown found no such speaker there?

johnsawyercjs - 返信

The receiver speaker - that is, the speaker you hold up to your ear when you make a phone call, is the "second speaker" they're using for stereo sound now.

Dan Parsons -

Thanks. It took me a while to figure that out.

So it seems that the second speaker is a beefier version of the ear speaker at the top of the phone, shown above the display in step 5. If so, since this speaker is front-facing, and the speaker at the bottom is downward/side-facing, this might not give a normal stereo image, but it has the advantage of delivering sound along two planes instead of one, so that whether you're facing the front of the phone or its lower end, you'll still have one speaker pointed towards you, which should deliver better clarity than having neither speaker pointed towards you. Of course, if you have the phone sitting on a table and you're facing one of the two sides or the top end of the phone, you won't have a speaker pointed towards you, but you'll still have the front-facing speaker emitting sound up and out, and sound reflecting upward off the table from the bottom-facing speaker, so there will still be good diffusion of sound, and some stereo separation.

johnsawyercjs -

Looks like iPhone 7 Plus has Qualcomm Modem on both CDMA and non CDMA versions !!

shreyassv123 - 返信

But where is the screen teardown??

edenadinar - 返信

It seems more modular than 6s and earlier. Are there more easily replaceable parts?

John Gough - 返信

Unanswered question, what model, if any, uses Intel Modem.

Is there really a specific NFC-F ( Felica ) hardware or is it all software?

K Sec - 返信

Any thoughts about "BENDGATE" - as this phone is lighter than last year's model, will it be bendy, like the original 6-plus? Or pretty rigid, like the 6S-plus? What type of aluminium have they used this year?

biowizard - 返信

It's extremely rigid.

max damage -

Anybody know who makes the 'Proximity sensor and ambient light sensor' shown in step 21?

PrettyFlyWiFi - 返信

What about the 3.5mm adapter? Does it contain a dac?

George Papamichail - 返信

can you measure the different dimensions of the two camera sensors?

simonesala - 返信

This Looks like much easier display-replacement - right?

Naderio LP - 返信

Tear down the adapter please! Dac and amp info needed!

johnarett - 返信

Repairability: Madness

Ivan - 返信

So Felica is available for all iPhone models. I wonder if tourists can use Felica in Japan?

Staubchen - 返信

iFixit! Where can we get hi-res images of these?

mooo - 返信

IPhone 7

Audio ICs

The iPhone 7 still uses the same Apple/Cirrus Logic 338S00105 Audio Codec as in the iPhone 6S, but the Audio Amplifier has changed to the new 338S00220. (previously 338S1285).

We found not just 2 but 3 Audio Amplifiers - we speculate there is one audio amplifier for for each of the two speakers, and the third amplifier is for the headphone via the Lightning port.

The third Audio amplifier is situated next to the Applications Processor Module with 3 black blobs on it. It was discovered during de-soldering of the A10 applications processor. When the blob was scraped off, it was an ‘oh wow, there are 3 audio amps!’ kind of discovery. Chipworks has a Basic Functional Analysis Report of the Apple/Cirrus Logic 338S1285.

Note******** ifixit teardown report only lists 2 audio amps ....Chipworks discovered the third amp


marty - 返信

Could you measure the dimensions of the A10 Fusion chip? That would be very useful calculation die size! Also, high-res photo's of the A10 would be much appreciated :)

Ewout - 返信

anyone knows something about light and proximity sensors?

Gianluca Bertuzzo - 返信

which ram is right for 7plus ?2gb?3gb?

wei wang - 返信

Wow you guys are like display mate for tearing down phones.

rafaelbreban - 返信

"Hopefully Apple didn't remove anything important." haha

Dylan - 返信

Will you guys tear down the 3.5mm adapter?

rafaelgil2006 - 返信

Does anybody know if the 7 plus is using saphire glass? Or is it (like it was shown in a video earlier on the regular 7) only using Gorilla Glass.

han - 返信

You missed a third audio amplifier. Directly above the "A" in "A10" on the processor, there is a chip with 3 black blobs on it. It's the amplifier for the lightning port to headphone adapter.

spaceywilly - 返信

Yes, that third amp is a significant discovery implying a major change to Apple's MFi specs. In which case its a huge reversal of position, and will lead to a flood of cheap analogue audio products previously not possible, not to mention significant confusion as to just exactly what a "Lightning" equipped product means. My adapter didn't work on my SE until I updated to iOS 10. That shouldn't have been necessary as Apple already has published Lightning audio specs -- unless they changed something significant. So suddenly its not an inexpensive digital adapter with a DAC and amp, its a very expensive port connector changer.

Mac 128 -

Great job! Very interesting and informative! Like your lite hearted easy to read writing!

orion2000 - 返信

Nice teardown.... Looks like we have most of the tools available @RadioShack. Ah tri-wings... just like the McDonalds toys.

Radio Shack SLO - 返信

Can somebody help crack my iPhone 6S encryption?? I forgot my passcode and only 2 more attempts before lock out.

hdtv720p - 返信

what is the difference on the 1784 model?

I see everyone asking for a teardown. Is it better than the rest of them?

george allo - 返信

Any idea what the part is between the RF front-end (between the Skyworks part and Avago PAMs)?

Harold - 返信

The stereo speakers function in such a way, that if you do watch a video on your phone or if you tilt your phone sideways, there will be a left and right speaker, both working to create a stereo sound. Most people do use their iPhone sideways to view videos, so this will certainly be noticeable to them.

Jose Toscano - 返信

I'd love to see a review of this. I can't imagine how they are going to make two different speakers sound the same, much less where one faces the listener, and the other points of to the side.

Mac 128 -

What about reassembly? It looks like a lot of the waterproofing is either a) lost, or b) significantly disturbed from the teardown. With reassembly, do we have to completely remove the waterproofing and reapply? If not, does it go back together imperfectly, due to gobs of the waterproofing building up during disassembly?

I wonder if you couldn't spray the entire internals with waterproofing, after the fact? It would make future mods/repairs basically impossible, but would improve/restore the initial waterproofing.

To all the rocket surgeons and techies out there, what're your thoughts?

bsquirdoff - 返信

Can anyone explain why Apple keeps changing their screw heads? I'm genuinely curious to know how this is better than torx or pentalobe.

Ivy Wlrs - 返信

The homebutton is almost the same venkat from harithatech.com

venkatramt - 返信

I was wondering if phones get taken apart for repairability grading, do any of these phones get put back together? :)

Peter Shen - 返信

How about the flash lights? They claimed to be 4 LEDs.

WPG - 返信

why 4 different types of drivers? star for the bottom two screws, tri point for the new type and the obvious normal screw?

Krayzee - 返信

Hello there ,

I have a question , what size are the tri-points screws (Y000, 1 or 2)??

because i have the classic Pro tech toolkit and i just want to make sure if i have the right tools or not!

Thank you guys

Ibrahim - 返信

Did you specify the IMU package?

Is this the new IPS LCD panel from JDI? I have read it uses the second generation Low Temperature Polysilicon backplanes, which in another article fueled a rumor that a higher resolution panel was going to used due to the power savings.

Is the lightening port data throughput the same as the previous iPhone 6s Plus, or the updated standard used in the iPad Pro?

Have you confirmed that there is analog audio available now from the lightning port?

Michael Balzer - 返信

How about the flash lights? They claimed to be 4 LEDs. http://txlcd.com

txlcdsupplier - 返信

I have a question. Did Apple use any technology from printed electronics, like silver ink, in the latest iPhone?

lol - 返信

If history is any guide as ALL Apple products have InvenSense gyros then we will see an integrated single 6 Axis from InvenSense. The Apple Watch must use a single 6 axis for everything to reduce power.

The only question is did Apple use InveSense GPS navigation Software?

Apple obviously has reduced GPS run time and rides the 6 Axis to reduce power consumption by up to 80% off time. This is what InveSense software specializes in and it has to be in the iWatch.

Will Apple do their own dead reconning algorithms or use InveSense SW?

KrisCo - 返信

I found a write up on a Chinese site that shows the Invensense Chip. http://www.microsofttranslator.com/bv.as...

Also here is a pic of its location: http://img.mp.itc.cn/upload/20160919/734...

Geeky1 -

Can anyone confirm if the camera lens cover and Home button are still sapphire? A few people have said, well, that they aren't.

Chris Brighton - 返信

Can a 6+ or 7+ battery suitable on a 6s+

shrini23 - 返信

Porque vocês não me dar um iphone, ao invés de quebrar-lo

fabinhod500 - 返信

Porquê vocês não me dar um iphone ao invés de quebrar-lo

fabinhod500 - 返信

I never understand why it takes so long for folks to figure out the accelerometers / gyros... It's nice to see that others have already identified the InvenSense 773C but I wish iFixit had figured it out first. Is this a living document? Will additional chips and information be added as the rest of the world figures it out? Regardless, great teardown guys! Thank you for doing this year after year!

Bob Powers - 返信

It would be interesting to know who makes the microphone(s). That's a small but important piece that few ever take much notice of.

Bob Powers - 返信

Is the camera sensor same as on 6s plus? I'm asking about the pixel and resolution. Not just the 12 megapixel total resolution. I know there is a new image processor. That's not the question. I want to know if this new sensor resolves for a better image quality than the iPhone 6 s plus. Practically speaking, is it (the 7 plus camera image sensor) a better film? Better pixels? Knowing the optics are improved for better optical resolution.

gwwakim - 返信

Compared a 7+ Jet Black to and 7+ Black and find the lightning connector is not flush on the Jet Black. Has a sharp edge protruding past the phones surface. Is this normal?

Bubs - 返信

If your lightning port is not flush it is not IP67?

Bubs - 返信

is this phone still susceptible to touch IC disease?

Jeremy - 返信

Does anyone know if there is any place that sells the parts of the IPhone 7 plus? I am a new repairer so I want to know where I can find these parts and also the screws and screwdrivers that were used to assemble this. I tried searching this online but most online shops have only iPhone 6s plus parts at the most.


Gypsum Chen - 返信

You are so well on your own way

AbdelHadi - 返信

iPhone 7 and now Google Pixel...which smartphone is best for us?

Just purchased the iphone 7 recently from wantITbuyIT and now im waiting for google pixel. The battery life is good unless you are doing something that involves a lot of processing power.

Jenny Jonson - 返信

More importantly did apple FIX the problem that causes Touch Disease in the iphone 6Plus and 6sPlus? you guys never took close photos of the chips to show if they had the epoxy potting that they should have.

timgray1 - 返信

A question: the power button has the rubber around or something for the waterproofing, like the sim tray?

Michele - 返信

There are indeed gaskets in the buttons, you can see them in the iPhone 7 teardown!

Sam Lionheart -


Gaonan - 返信

Does anyone know what series of aluminum the iPhone 7 plus uses? Thanks.

Albert B. Lopez - 返信

after replacing the touch pad of the 7plus the gps seems to jump around when on google map?

Riaan - 返信

what do I need to change if the phone is icloud lock?

Bin Soud - 返信

Text ok at miniproject.y7@gmail.com ! I'll tell you

Yolo -

I want to know the place of ic Audio plz !?

s12.s13 - 返信

Where is the GPS in the I phone seven

Robert Graves - 返信

Hello, where is the touchscreen phone?

alisovete - 返信

I was replacing an iPhone 7 Plus screen and when I opened the phone up all the screws looked stripped. So I had to figure out any which way to get the screws out. I did and then I replaced the screen. The magnetic cover that covers the phone’s battery/ and screen connectors bent a little. And I noticed that the silver screw female end that is supposed to be attached to the logic board wasn’t on the logic board it was attached to the cover would this cause the phone not to turn on?

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