“Well, that didn’t make any sense, but the point is that some blokes at Sydney, Australia-based iExperts got their hands on some brand new iPhones and did a teardown before the guys at iFixit were able to do the same,” Sande reports. “The team noticed that there’s a special cable that connects the Touch ID sensor on the iPhone 5s to the charging port assembly — not sure of the reason, but I’d speculate that it’s for grounding the sensor when the iPhone is docked and charging.”
Sande reports, “The batteries on the new devices have higher capacities that those of the iPhone 5 (5.45 Whr), with the iPhone 5s coming in at 5.92 Whr and the iPhone 5c at 5.73 Whr. Those batteries, according to iExperts, are made by Apple Japan, something they’ve never seen before on iPhone batteries.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers "Sarah" and "Lynn Weiler" for the heads up.]