iPhone SE (2020) made its debut earlier this month. The most recent iPhone by way of its design is claimed to be similar to iPhone Eight whereas its under-the-hood specs resemble that of the flagship iPhone 11. However, does this point out that the components on the brand new iPhone SE are interchangeable with iPhone Eight that got here out in 2017? Properly, a report by DIY restore website iFixit seems to be intently on the two smartphones and highlights their similarities in addition to the dissimilarities.
The teardown evaluation by iFixit, which discovered that the interior show cable design on iPhone SE (2020) is similar to that on the iPhone 8. This basically signifies that the cables connecting the show panel and the logic board inside the 2 iPhone fashions are executed in the identical method.
iFixit additionally factors out that in case the show panels of the iPhone SE 2nd era and iPhone Eight are interchanged, the previous will lose the show’s True Tone performance. The report additionally states that the House buttons usually are not interchangeable because of the Contact ID safety necessities. It is very important be aware that each the iPhone mannequin characteristic a 4.70-inch show.
The report additional notes that the iPhone SE’s cameras, SIM tray, Taptic Engine, and show meeting (together with the microphone and proximity sensor) are “all swappable with iPhone Eight components.” It was added that though the battery seems to be similar in each the iPhone Eight and iPhone SE, they’re sadly not swappable as a result of totally different logic board connectors.
The report concluded saying that the total iPhone SE (2020) teardown is “in progress”, and extra checks are being carried out aside from to examine “components compatibility.” Notably, the report says that almost all iPhones include “zero backwards compatibility,” nevertheless, that is not the case with the newest iPhone SE.
In the meantime, Devices 360 additionally in contrast the specs of iPhone SE (2020) with the iPhone 11, and iPhone 8. Moreover, we have now additionally realized from Apple that the corporate will discontinue the cargo of iPhone Eight and the iPhone Eight Plus (64GB variant) in India. At present, iPhone Eight variants usually are not listed on Apple India web site.
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