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[* black] '''Teardown update!''' It turns out this logic board has a secret weapon: tiny seals surround each of the cable connectors. What can it mean?
[* black] Answer: we think those are '''''waterproof silicon seals'''''. They appear to match a [|patent Apple filed back in March|new_window=true] for waterproofing board-to-board connectors.
[* icon_note] When it comes to liquid damage, those cable connectors are among the most vulnerable parts of the phone.
[* black] This would seem to explain [|recent tests|new_window=true] showing the 6s and 6s Plus to be dramatically more resistant to liquid damage.

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