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Released September 21, 2018. Models A1920, A2097, A2098, A2100. Available as GSM or CDMA / eSIM or nano-SIM / 64, 256, or 512 GB / Silver, Gold, or Space Gray. (Pronounced "iPhone 10 S.")

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Foreign object inside factory new iPhone Xs

Yes, no joke.

During a security check at the Airport I had to show the security officer somethings in my luggage on the X-Ray Monitor. I also had my new iPhone Xs X-rayed and the picture was big on the screen.

There is something looking like a SIM needle inside, perhaps a big bigger - above the battery. I bought the iPhone new - sealed, and of cause did not insert a SIM needle inside. There was no cause for repair.

Did someone ever experience something like that. I’m stunned!

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The Xs is in the middle. Where approximately is this "needle"?


I would review the IFIXIT teardown as well iPhone XS and XS Max Teardown


Yes i have googled the i fixit fotos - it looked exaclty like this at the Airport, Colored for different Materials plus this object inside. The object is nearly at the center of the iPhone. transverse to the iPhone Frame but flat on the battery. It looks clearly like a bit bigger Apple sim needle. Next weekend I Fly a gain and maybe the officers let me take a picture. By the way the officer agreed that there is something Strange and Said so you See we even find needle in phones. Very Strange. Apple Support on Twitter did twice Even answer my Story.


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