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Out speaker assembly, out vibrator, out SIM card and tray!

Our testing confirms all these bits are interchangeable with their counterparts from the 5s—same form, same function. They bolt right up, and they work like a charm. Neat!

Rose gold remains SE exclusive though, so you may need to upgrade for proper color coordination.

Also of note: waterproof seals! There be foamy silicone seals surrounding some—but, mysteriously, not all—of the logic board connections.

The front camera, volume controls, and rear camera connectors all get the fancy waterproofing treatment, while the LCD, digitizer, battery, and Lightning connector assembly all seemingly go without.

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