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Edit by killamonkeez

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[* black] Confirming our suspicions, the Lightning connector/headphone jack/microphone ribbon cable is indeed soldered to the logic board.
[* black] This is just another example of how Apple is simplifying and grouping the components in its products. Unfortunately, in doing so, it's inadvertently putting an end to repairability.
[* black] We can't suss out the reason behind the shape of this ribbon cable. Perhaps Apple put it there for sh*ts and wiggles?
[* black] The shape of the ribbon is there for the same purpose as in the ipod touch 2nd generation. Its location helps the part 15 of the fcc rules
[* black] The backside of the logic board.