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What compass/magnetometer is used for the iPhone 5?

I really enjoyed reading about the iPhone 5 teardown, however, I would like to know why the electric compass/magnetometer was not included and where I could find it on the circuit board? Are there any pictures of it?

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Georg

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George Schirmer, see attached image for the location. As for who makes it, Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM) and it is their latest 3-axis compass. not much of a datasheet but a bit more info on here. Hope this helps, good luck.

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