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First iPhone XS teardown gives away a smaller battery capacity than the X

September 20, 2018

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Ladies and gentlemen, the first teardown of the new 2018 Apple crop is here, and it is of the 5.8″ iPhone XS. Is it the same inside as the iPhone X, does it sport the same battery capacity, did it blend? All pressing questions which the video above answers with aplomb.

To that middle question – the L-shaped battery is a tad different than the 2716mAh capacity unit that is installed in the iPhone X. The repair guy that did the video and the label on the pack itself say 2658mAh, referring to the actual capacity. This is slightly smaller than on the X, even though there is no visible separator between the eventual battery sections like there is on the X.

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