- The iPhone 14’s redesign, not mentioned in Apple’s keynote, makes the phone easier to repair.
- The iPhone 14 can be opened from the front and back, and the screen is easier than ever to open.
- The iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max don’t have side openings and have the same build as older iPhones.
A small change in the architecture of the new iPhone 14 makes the phone easier to do DIY repairs.
iPhone 14 can be opened from the front and back Just unscrew two screws, according to the how-to site iFixit. These screws secure the rear glass and front screen of the phone.
The design changes are also significant, as the iPhone 14 is the first new iPhone since Apple began its self-repair program, allowing iPhone owners to buy genuine Apple replacement parts and rent the tools needed for repairs directly from the company.
According to iFixit, both sides have Accessible to add other Technical challenges, such as having an extra side to seal against water, and potential issues with RF.
All the internal parts of the iPhone 14 – the parts responsible for the use of satellite signals for 5G, GPS, wifi and Bluetooth – are Install a midframe behind the screen.middle frame also Absorb power If the phone is dropped.
With this redesign, the new iPhone 14 has Improved camera, no SIM card port.
The iPhone 14’s hardware before this redesign was spotted not clearly separated From its iPhone 13 predecessor. Insider’s Antonio Villas-Boas recently wrote that for most people, upgrading from an iPhone 13 to an iPhone 14 could be the pass.
iFixit gives the iPhone 14 7 out of 10 “Repairability Score,” adding that it’s “the easiest iPhone to repair in years.”The site also adds make repairs easier The iPhone 14 “will help it last longer and reduce its overall impact on the planet.”
This change sets the iPhone 14 apart from its siblings, the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max Different Front and rear accessibility.