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[* black] The logic determining what makes a smartphone “Pro” is still up in the air, but one thing isthing's for sure: you don’t have to be a pro to open an iPhone these days.
[* icon_note] Ever since the [guide|48170|iPhone 6S|stepid=107852|new_window=true], the procedure for getting past an iPhone’s screen adhesive has been the same: heat, slice, and repeat—justrepeat. Just watch out for stray cables!
[* black] Luckily, [https://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/igi/2OfqlKhyNnLuiJgR.huge|just like[https://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/igi/2OfqlKhyNnLuiJgR.huge|As on the new Pro phones|new_window=true], the screen assembly's cables are aligned onto one side this yearside, but not as tightly and safely grouped together.
[* black] All that ease, despite the improved IP68 water and dust resistance over the IP67IP67-rated iPhone XR. Very nice! Though(Though, if we're being honest, we'd probably prefer to be able to just [guide|125573|pop offwe're in love with another phone that makes things [guide|125573|even easier|stepid=242817|new_window=true], albeit without the back cover|stepid=242817|new_window=true].water resistance.)
[* black] The logic determining what makes a smartphone “Pro” is still up in the air, but one thing isthing's for sure: you don’t have to be a pro to open an iPhone these days.
[* icon_note] Ever since the [guide|48170|iPhone 6S|stepid=107852|new_window=true], the procedure for getting past an iPhone’s screen adhesive has been the same: heat, slice, and repeat—justrepeat. Just watch out for stray cables!
[* black] Luckily, [https://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/igi/2OfqlKhyNnLuiJgR.huge|just like[https://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/igi/2OfqlKhyNnLuiJgR.huge|As on the new Pro phones|new_window=true], the screen assembly's cables are aligned onto one side this yearside, but not as tightly and safely grouped together.
[* black] All that ease, despite the improved IP68 water and dust resistance over the IP67IP67-rated iPhone XR. Very nice! Though(Though, if we're being honest, we'd probably prefer to be able to just [guide|125573|pop offwe're in love with another phone that makes things [guide|125573|even easier|stepid=242817|new_window=true], albeit without the back cover|stepid=242817|new_window=true].water resistance.)