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A little heat (a lot of heat) and a little prying yields two boards for the price of one! We split one of the iPhone 12 boards open to get a look at all that sweet silicon, and if it seems hard to guess which one, you're not alone—the logic boards of the 12 and 12 Pro are nearly identical, apart from a few serial numbers.

Apple APL1W01 A14 Bionic SoC, layered under Micron D9XMR MT53D512M64D4UA-046 XT:F 4 GB LPDDR4 SDRAM (6 GB RAM on the 12 Pro)

KICM224AY4402TWNA12029, 64 GB of Kioxia NAND flash memory.

Qualcomm SDR865 5G and LTE transceiver

Qualcomm SDX55M 5G modem-RF system and SMR526 intermediate frequency IC

USI/Apple U1 ultra-wideband chip

Avago 8200 high/mid power amplifier with integrated duplexer

Apple APL109 4343S00437 PMIC

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