The folks at iFixit have begun their Apple product launch ritual: the teardown. Roughly an hour after the iPhone 5 launched in Australia, iFixit began its teardown of the 4-inch device. Reiterating an earlier report about Apple possibly offering iPhone 5 display replacement in-store like it did with the iPhone 3GS, iFixit added, “We’re having iPhone 3GS flashbacks with the easily accessible display assembly.” iFixit further dived into the device, exposing the new A6 processor. It also revealed some more battery specs: “3.8V – 5.45Wh – 1424mAh. Talk time: Up to 8 hours on 3G. Standby time: Up to 225 hours.” Once the teardown was complete, it concluded the iPhone 5 has a repairability score of 7/10—certainly not bad. [iFixit]
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