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iPhone mini? iPhone 5se? 5s Plus? After a rather long rumor cycle, we finally have our hands on the new iPhone SE. Billed as a 5s with better specs, we're excited to see the perfect union of existing Apple tech in a new body. Kinda like Taco Bell—same ingredients, new menu item. Let's open it up and spill the beans!

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This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your iPhone SE, use our service manual.

Image 1/2: Apple A9 processor with embedded M9 motion coprocessor Image 2/2: 16 or 64 GB of storage
  • Out with the old, and in with the new—hardware, that is. Here's the skinny on what's hiding behind that oh-so-familiar face:

    • Apple A9 processor with embedded M9 motion coprocessor

    • 16 or 64 GB of storage

    • 4-inch, 1136 x 640 pixels (326 ppi) Retina display

    • 12 MP iSight camera supporting 4K video recording with 1.22 µ pixels, and a 1.2 MP ƒ/2.4 FaceTime HD camera

    • 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi‑Fi + Bluetooth 4.2 + NFC + 19-band LTE

    • Touch ID sensor supporting user authentication and Apple Pay

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Image 1/3: Colors notwithstanding, in a side-by-side comparison, the SE is nearly indistinguishable from its predecessor. Image 2/3: We're not surprised. While the SE represents a substantial performance boost over the 5s, they have the same display and Touch ID sensor, and identical physical dimensions. Image 3/3: One new feature we ''can'' spot is the matte chamfered edges around the display.
  • Shifting our attention to the rose gold rear case, we spot the model number— A1662, never before seen in the wild.

  • Colors notwithstanding, in a side-by-side comparison, the SE is nearly indistinguishable from its predecessor.

    • We're not surprised. While the SE represents a substantial performance boost over the 5s, they have the same display and Touch ID sensor, and identical physical dimensions.

  • One new feature we can spot is the matte chamfered edges around the display.

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  • Now for the step we don't like. Pentalobes: a five-pointed reminder that Apple doesn't really want you opening up your device.

    • Still, these pentalobes are totally cute and come in a matching rose gold.

  • Setting the pretty pink screws aside, we iSclack the top off—and there's no pesky, color-matching display adhesive in sight. Compared to Apple's S-series flagships, this opening procedure is a snap.

    • We had speculated that the display gasketing in the 6s and 6s Plus was added for water resistance or structural reinforcement supporting 3D Touch. Its absence from this model and some preliminary tests suggests it's the latter.

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Image 1/2: For those not in the know, this cable adds a small element of danger to disassembly, as pulling up the display  too far without first removing the bracket and disconnecting the cable could cause accidental damage to the cable. Image 2/2: We're itching to do some comparisons and parts testing—but, safety first. Let's disconnect that battery!
  • Just like in the iPhone 5s, lurking beneath the display of the SE we find the familiar Touch ID cable booby trap.

    • For those not in the know, this cable adds a small element of danger to disassembly, as pulling up the display too far without first removing the bracket and disconnecting the cable could cause accidental damage to the cable.

  • We're itching to do some comparisons and parts testing—but, safety first. Let's disconnect that battery!

This guide would be a lot more useful and accessible if it didn't assume knowledge or pre-reading of past iPhone teardowns.

cromas - Reply

This isn't really meant to be a guide of any kind, it's more of a look-and-see/show-and-tell kind of thing. While some teardowns are perfectly fine for disassembly guide, that isn't really the goal.

Nick Hughes -

Image 1/2: A side-by-side comparison of displays out of the 5s (left) and SE (right) reveals... they're pretty much identical! Image 2/2: The similarities are more than skin deep. After a little testing, we found the 5s display is plug-and-play in the SE—fitment, connectors, and functionality are the same. It fires right up. That means [https://www.ifixit.com/Store/iPhone/iPhone-5s-LCD-Screen-and-Digitizer-Full-Assembly/IF124-000-3|replacement parts|new_window=true] and [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+5s+Display+Assembly+Replacement/30962#s52980|guides|new_window=true] are already available!
  • Off pops the display assembly!

  • A side-by-side comparison of displays out of the 5s (left) and SE (right) reveals... they're pretty much identical!

    • The similarities are more than skin deep. After a little testing, we found the 5s display is plug-and-play in the SE—fitment, connectors, and functionality are the same. It fires right up. That means replacement parts and guides are already available!

Hello, I saw Step 5 second picture,

If iPhone SE installed 5S screen assembly, and then power on, to open the camera app, switch to the selfie shots, and turn on the flash, 5S screen will detect light with pre-flash white balance, and then to 300% brightness light-emitting it? I was wondering whether 5S screen is working? thank you!

Feng John - Reply

Just to confirm, The iphone se can has its screen replaced with an iphone 5s screen? Are they completely interchangeable?

Tony Jackson - Reply

Image 1/3: The Li-ion battery in the iPhone SE comes in at 3.82 V, 6.21 Whr, and 1624 mAh. This offers a minor (but notable) capacity increase from the [https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPhone+5s+Teardown/17383#s52335|1560 mAh|new_window=true] cell in the 5s. Image 2/3: Though it's not quite as capacious as the [https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPhone+6s+Teardown/48170#s107877|1715 mAh|new_window=true] cell found in the larger (and more power-hungry) iPhone 6s, Apple states this battery will provide up to 10 days of standby, 14 hours of talk time, and 13 hours of video playback. Image 3/3: Despite the apparently interchangeable displays, the SE's battery connector differs from that of the 5s. So, no chance to supercharge your old 5s, unfortunately.
  • No need to repeat the mistakes of the past—we've mastered these handy battery tabs!

  • The Li-ion battery in the iPhone SE comes in at 3.82 V, 6.21 Whr, and 1624 mAh. This offers a minor (but notable) capacity increase from the 1560 mAh cell in the 5s.

    • Though it's not quite as capacious as the 1715 mAh cell found in the larger (and more power-hungry) iPhone 6s, Apple states this battery will provide up to 10 days of standby, 14 hours of talk time, and 13 hours of video playback.

  • Despite the apparently interchangeable displays, the SE's battery connector differs from that of the 5s. So, no chance to supercharge your old 5s, unfortunately.

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Image 1/2: While it looks pretty similar to the one in the 5s (left), the SE's camera (right) has far fewer pins on its connector. Image 2/2: Do you think those extra megapixels ever get stuck in connector traffic?
  • Next up, we pluck the upgraded rear-facing camera from its berth.

  • While it looks pretty similar to the one in the 5s (left), the SE's camera (right) has far fewer pins on its connector.

    • Do you think those extra megapixels ever get stuck in connector traffic?

  • The SE's iSight camera gets a resolution bump up to 12 MP, but a decrease in pixel pitch down to 1.22µm from the 1.5µm pitch in the 5s.

  • Since these are the exact same specs as the main camera in the iPhone 6s, we'd hoped the cameras might be interchangeable—but alas, our hopes of creating a complete Apple Frankenphone might be overreaching.

It actually looks like the number of pins are similar between the two camera connectors; I count 32 on the left connector (16 x 2) and 30 on the right (15 x 2).

shawnbarden - Reply

Guys, is it possible to turn rear camera to 90 degrees to record widescreen video with holding phone vertical? Maybe with some cable extender or etc?

It is really annoying that you must always hold phone horizontally to make normal videos, still the camera manufacturers can't make camera which shoot widescreen on any side... or very obvious design flaw by Apple - why they even offer users to make vertical videos with vertical bars? No one needs them.

Alexon - Reply

Do you think I can buy a SE camera and put on 5S ?

robin050 - Reply

Do you think I can put a SE camera into the SE ?

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Image 1/3: Our friends at [http://creativeelectron.com/|new_window=true|Creative Electron] have been getting their teardown on, X-ray style! Image 2/3: We have for your enjoyment, three generations of iPhone 5 configurations. Image 3/3: Really, the only obvious change is the addition of the bi-metal Apple logo.
  • We interrupt this teardown to bring you: more cowbell teardown!

  • Our friends at Creative Electron have been getting their teardown on, X-ray style!

  • We have for your enjoyment, three generations of iPhone 5 configurations.

  • Really, the only obvious change is the addition of the bi-metal Apple logo.

  • That, and the addition of the Touch ID cable between the 5 and 5s (unfortunate placement still intact in the SE, too).

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Image 1/3: 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! Image 2/3: Rose gold remains SE exclusive though, so you may need to upgrade for proper color coordination. Image 3/3: Also of note: waterproof seals! There be [https://ifixit.org/blog/7408/iphone-waterproof/|foamy silicone seals|new_window=true] surrounding ''some''—but, mysteriously, not all—of the logic board connections.
  • 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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Image 1/2: It looks ''just'' like the [https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPhone+5s+Teardown/17383#s52361|5s assembly|new_window=true], but the connectors are a smidge different; we couldn't get a 5s/SE swap to work out. Image 2/2: Maybe a change to allow for USB 3.0? Speculation welcome.
  • We finally wrestle the Lightning connector assembly out of the 5s SE.

  • It looks just like the 5s assembly, but the connectors are a smidge different; we couldn't get a 5s/SE swap to work out.

    • Maybe a change to allow for USB 3.0? Speculation welcome.

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Image 1/3: Apple A9 [http://chipworks.force.com/catalog/ProductDetails?sku=APP-APL1022|APL1022|new_window=true] SoC + SK Hynix  2 GB LPDDR4 RAM as denoted by the markings H9KNNNBTUMUMR-NLH Image 2/3: Qualcomm [https://chipworks.secure.force.com/catalog/ProductDetails?sku=QUA-MDM9625M|MDM9625M|new_window=true] LTE Modem (as seen in iPhone 6/6 Plus) Image 3/3: Qualcomm [https://chipworks.secure.force.com/catalog/ProductDetails?sku=QUA-WTR1625L|WTR1625L|new_window=true] RF Transceiver (as seen in iPhone 6/6 Plus)
  • We pop the pesky rear connector off the logic board, and are free to scan the silicon fields of glory!

    • Apple A9 APL1022 SoC + SK Hynix 2 GB LPDDR4 RAM as denoted by the markings H9KNNNBTUMUMR-NLH

    • Qualcomm MDM9625M LTE Modem (as seen in iPhone 6/6 Plus)

    • Qualcomm WTR1625L RF Transceiver (as seen in iPhone 6/6 Plus)

    • Qualcomm QFE1100 Envelope Tracking IC (as seen in 6s/6s Plus, and 6/6 Plus)

    • Skyworks SKY77611 Quad-band Power Amplifier Module

  • We'd like to extend a huge thanks to our friends at Chipworks for helping us ID all of these chips! Check out their rad teardown of the iPhone SE for even more silicon goodness.

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Image 1/1: Toshiba THGBX5G7D2KLDXG 16 GB NAND Flash
  • There's even more silicon goodies on the reverse!

    • Toshiba THGBX5G7D2KLDXG 16 GB NAND Flash

    • 339S00134 (likely an iteration of the Universal Scientific Industrial 339S00043 Wi-Fi module)

    • Apple/Dialog 338S00170 Power Management IC

    • NXP 66V10 NFC Controller and 1610A3 Charging IC (as seen in iPhone 6s/6s Plus)

    • Skyworks SKY77826 Ultra low-band Power Amplifier Duplexer and SKY77357 2G/EDGE Power Amplifier Module (likely an iteration of SKY77336)

    • Apple/Cirrus Logic 338S00105 and 338S1285 Audio ICs (as seen in iPhone 6s/6s Plus)

    • Qualcomm WFR1620 Receive-only Transceiver (as seen in iPhone 6/6 Plus)

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Image 1/1: Avago [http://chipworks.force.com/catalog/ProductDetails?sku=AVA-ACPM-8020|ACPM-8020 |new_window=true] Mid-band Power Amplifier Duplexer (as seen in iPhone 6 Plus)
  • Chip identification continued...

    • Avago ACPM-8020 Mid-band Power Amplifier Duplexer (as seen in iPhone 6 Plus)

    • Qorvo (TriQuint) TQF6410 Low-band Power Amplifier Duplexer (as seen in iPhone 6 Plus)

    • TDK EPCOS D5255 Diversity Receive Module

    • Qualcomm PM8019 PMIC (as seen in iPhone 6/6 Plus)

    • Qorvo (RF Micro Devices) RF5159 Antenna Switch Module (as seen in iPhone 6/6 Plus)

    • InvenSense EMS-A 6-axis Gyroscope and Accelerometer Combo

    • Broadcom BCM5976 Touchscreen Controller (first seen in iPhone 5)

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Image 1/3: The power button bracket now has some kind of contact cable doohickey, instead of a simple clip, potentially for grounding. Image 2/3: With that, we're down to the rear case—time to wrap this teardown up! Image 3/3: With that, we're down to the rear case—time to wrap this teardown up!
  • Whoa, now—looks like the button cable got a little more complicated since last time.

  • The power button bracket now has some kind of contact cable doohickey, instead of a simple clip, potentially for grounding.

  • With that, we're down to the rear case—time to wrap this teardown up!

Any clear idea where the NFC antenna is? is that it on the back, or the new "inlaid SS Apple logo?"

I've waited YEARS for the iPhone to finally adopt NFC and Qi charging like my trusty Nexus 4, they're halfway there...!

David Spalding - Reply

Im going to say that the extra bit on the power volume flex is the NFC antenna. That is the only reason for Apple to add that extra little bit. All of the other antennas look to be the same from the 5S so this would be the new antenna for NFC.

Alec -

The NFC antenna is the top bezel itself, the connector is the screw post on the top right of the logic board, which connects to the extra piece on the power button flex.

Tom Chai -

Thanks, guys!

David Spalding -

Hi, has anyone heard if you can move a custom colored iphone 5s housing on an SE yet ?

andrebhr - Reply

If you mean a case/cover, the dimensions are the same. So cases for the 5 and 5s will fit the SE.

Was that your question? :}

David Spalding -

No, i mean is the rear case replacement of the Se identical with the iPhone 5s ?

andrebhr -

From the x-ray shot in step 8 the screw placement and parts dimensions are extremely similar so it seems likely that a custom rear housing meant for a 5S would work. However, there are some other variables like screw size that are harder to judge from that image. It would be interesting to know for sure though.

bryancloud -

What material of apple logo ? It is return X-Ray )))

Pavel - Reply

Image 1/2: The display assembly is the first component out of the phone, simplifying screen replacements. Image 2/2: The battery is fairly easy to access, even though it's not technically "user replaceable."
  • iPhone SE Repairability: 6 out of 10 (10 is easiest to repair)

    • The display assembly is the first component out of the phone, simplifying screen replacements.

    • The battery is fairly easy to access, even though it's not technically "user replaceable."

    • The Touch ID cable could be easily ripped out of its socket if a user is not careful when opening the phone.

    • The iPhone SE still uses Pentalobe screws on the exterior, making it difficult to open without specialized tools.

  • The hardest part of any repair is knowing what to do. Thanks to the similarities to the 5s and our repair guides, repairs on the SE are already excellently documented—check it out.

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From your original picture, it appears the on/off switch in on the top. Is this correct? (I HATE the switch on the side).

Gail - Reply

Yup! The power button is in the same top position as it was in the 5s (and older) models.

Evan Noronha -

Thanks for the clarity! I really hate the side on/off button placement on the 6's. Stupid.

Gail -

Can you confirm that the display assemblies are exactly the same? Including the mid frame latches/clips? Would the display right out of an iPhone 5 not only function, but fit perfectly as well?

The Stem - Reply

The display on an iPhone 5 is significantly different from the one found in the 5s, however we've tested and confirmed that the displays that ship with the 5s and SE are interchangeable with respect to fitment and function (and they weigh the same to the nearest .1 g).

Evan Noronha -

Sorry, that was a typo! I meant 5s... so this confirms we should be able to use existing stock of iPhone 5s in the iPhone SE without issue?

The Stem -

Are you able to determine if the glass used on the SE is as durable as the 5S? Had my SE for 2 months now and it's badly marked. My 5S display lasted it's entire lifetime without a scratch.

Iestyn Lloyd -

I can confirm that the displays are in fact different. Using an iPhone 5S screen on an iPhone SE will work, but the screen will be flickering and also have vertical lines all over it (looks like when the touch controller is broken).

Marcus Friberg -

Marcus, they are in fact the same screen. If you have flickering then it could be due to disconnecting the battery without turning it off. If you have lines then you have FPC seating failure. I would double check your screen and quality.

Eddie -

Do you see any water resistance material added to SE?

joshua2o - Reply

No, there is none that I can see.

Eddie -

A superb tear-down, as usual. Thank you :)

I wonder how much caffeine iFixit editors drink before writing up the copy, since the "unfunny-isms" seem to be in place, as usual - failed attempts to be "quirky and witty" fall flat on their faces. If you'd focus on the hardware, there's plenty of comedians in the world, and - sorry to say - you fail at any hope of putting them out of work.

Stick to the tech, kill the quips.

Matt Foot - Reply

Different people have different senses of humor. While the quirkiness doesn't make me laugh outright, it doesn't bother me in the slightest.

If it really bothers you that much, I can only recommend you lighten up.

Ties Koot -

How about the prox/ face camera? Same as 5s? Or different? And volume flex? Looks like 5C

nexusnl - Reply

Prox looks to be the same, but iFixit didn't reveal that part to us.

Power volume flex is a bit different, I believe that it has the NFC antenna on the end of it.

Alec -

They are in fact the same and you will have no issues.

Eddie -

Can anyone confirm if the SE has the same NVME storage controller found in the 6s? That's pretty much the last thing that's holding me back from purchasing the SE as I am pleased with the rest of the components I've seen so far.

Austin - Reply

It may possibly, but I only know of this being used in the higher capacity models of the 6S? Maybe the 64 GB SE has it, but its not a guarantee.

Alec -

Is the chassis the same as/interchangeable with the 5s?

kroboz - Reply

We'll do some further testing to verify, but yes, everything looks like it bolts right up.

Jeff Suovanen -

any news about transplanting the logic board from an SE into a 5S? only difference I found on the Pics was the battery connector.

milankieserling -

No they are different with a few of the standoffs being located differently.

Eddie -

You can install se logic board in 5s chassis, but you'll need to transplant se power button flex ,volume controller flex to 5s too.

Ariunbold Enkhbold -

are the unitbody exchangable between 5s and SE then?

colinshum - Reply

No they are not.

Eddie -

yes they are interchangable

Ariunbold Enkhbold -

I understand that display is compatible with iPhone 5s from the writeup, but does it mean Front Facing Camera Flash is also working when iPhone SE has 5S Display?

Sudev G - Reply

Yes! Of course, the flash is a software feature, it just lights up the screen, no special hardware required.

djlobb01 -

Thank you very much

Bruce - Reply

Keep up the humour, ignore that other guy, you guys are awesome.

Noah O'Donoghue - Reply

Does the new Apple logo act as some kind of antenna?

Ed Chen - Reply

No, it's just a lump of steel.

Tom Chai -

I think I know the answer already... But it is possible to upgrade to a 6s fingerprint sensor/button? Are they interchangeable?

Whitling2k - Reply

That's not likely as there are a number of obstacles to overcome. First, the cable design is completely different. The 6s home button connects to the display assembly and the cable's routed through the top of the display. Secondly, the connector design is significantly different. And, if these weren't issues, you'd still need to calibrate the logic board to the new Touch ID sensor which, as of now, only Apple can do.

Evan Noronha -

The iPhone SE shipped in china seems to have a different screen. The border of the display is yellow which looks not comfortable. One of the explanations is the color temperature mechanism. But the yellow border is not uniform distribution. So l doubt the quality of the low-priced iPhone. Can anyone help me out?

Cen li - Reply

This happened to me in America too, many of the displays are bad. Even after I replaced it I can see a dark area near the top edge on white screens, but not as badly as the first one. Most people speculate that it is a flaw due to LED backlighting yields.

I would replace it if you can, it is a defect and some people have state it can get worse over time.

jase240 -

Has there been any testing of retina flash with use of iPhone 5s display part in iPhone SE?

Is the iPhone 5s FaceTime camera installed in iPhone SE capable of taking live photos?

lukeankrum - Reply

Any info on SE mic/speakerphone and audio/DAC components? I use my iPhone speakerphone for over 90% of my calls, so I'm curious how well it does in terms of speaker volume and clarity at both ends, also how well the DAC does for music playback through decent headphones. How do these components compare to other models? Thanks for your continued informative work!

Philip - Reply

Ummm, wait, same display as 5s? That mean yelowing/ pink issue in all 5 family display gonna happend in SE? thats not good

skywalkercau - Reply

So can I place SE's motherboard into my 5S? I could receive updates even in 2020, if that is possible

froggymate95 - Reply

Wouldn't work, as quite a few of the parts don't swap. Camera, dock connector, etc.

Todd -

Would the new bigger battery from this SE swap into a 5s? Sounds like an easy way to gain a few miliamps...

Todd -

"Despite the apparently interchangeable displays, the SE's battery connector differs from that of the 5s. So, no chance to supercharge your old 5s, unfortunately." No, you would need to swap motherboards in order to do that(

froggymate95 -

Like never before? You mean with removable battery and SD card slot?

ZippyDSMlee - Reply

Hey guys,

Is it possible to replace touch id in iPhone SE with home button from iPhone 4S ? Have you tried that ?

uzza17 - Reply

4s? did you mean 5s? No touch ID is interchangeable for Touch ID function. But as a home button only yes the 5s/SE will work either way.

Eddie -

I'm no apple fanboy but pentalobe screwdrivers are pretty much everywhere. Every screen you buy comes with one. I don't think it has ever ever increased the difficulty of a repair for me.

Rob Etere - Reply

True, but for those that this is their first repair then it can cause a hiccup.

Eddie -

I'm no apple fan boy and i know they are proprietary but pentalobe screws don't make it more difficult to repair. Pentalobe screwdrivers are pretty much in most kits. It's never stopped me replacing a screen. In fact everytime you buy a screen you get another screwdriver.

Rob Etere - Reply

Some don't ship with kits. Just depends on where you buy.

Eddie -

Does anyone know if the Apple used the higher strength aluminum for the SE?

Ed Chen - Reply

In Australia we have great distances between towers and I've found it near impossible to get any specs on receptivity. Anyone help? How do iPhones compare with each other?

San

Stuart - Reply

Has anyone got some specs on reception quality. Are these SE's as good as the 4S on reception ?

Stuart - Reply

Can you provide any info on how strong is the back camera lens cover glued to case? Can it be easily pushed in from the outside?

This happened on my old iPhone 5, when I accidentaly applied a little pressure on camera lens cover with my finger (like the adhesive would give up or something). And I am wondering if iPhone SE is also vulnerable to this (if it has the same design around the camera at all)? If anyone else has/had the similar issue, let me know, thanks.

Mirage - Reply

Does the an iPhone 5s lcd screen fit on the iphone SE?

FixLounge - Reply

yes it does.

Eddie -

I would be curious to see if these parts could fit into this back housing http://www.ebay.com/itm/Back-Rear-Housin...

would be an interesting project and if it works, you'd have an SE the way it should have looked.

timbsales - Reply

Step 9

Do you think they could have put the 5mp front camera from the 6s in?

steelersfan2493 - Reply

hi friends, i have a question

The Touch ID are the same the iPhone 5s, so i see one different --the rubber-- covering the lens between the Tocuh ID and Case of iPhone, this piece that prevents dust and water from entering.

the iPhone SE hasn't ?

thank you for you answer

zaerohell - Reply

Is it possible to stick all the SE insides into a 5c. Looks like 5c runs like a Se

japanthejoelious - Reply

Unfortunately no.

Eddie -

SO the camera is not interchangeable?

Joe - Reply

The front facing camera is interchangeable but the rear camera is different

Eddie -

is it possible to install motherboard iphone se to back cover iphone5s? is them are same?

an le - Reply

i really want to know that, too.

milankieserling -

No it is not the same and can not.

Eddie -

Hi i'm from indonesia. I want to ask you, can the case of iphone se replace on iphone 5s? So it's look like iphone se but the machine is still iphone 5s. Thanks

molisibarani - Reply

the cases for the iphone 5s and the SE will be the same.

Eddie -

I have a damaged SE body with broken screen and im planning on replacing the body and display, as far as you said I can replace the screen with a 5s. Can I buy a body from a 5s and migrate all the components of the SE to the 5s body? As far as i saw are most likely the same but you said no and then the last comment confused me

aguila50003 - Reply

I can confirm that you can a use iPhone 5s housing with Iphone SE inturnals.

simonruddick2 -

what is the screen on the se made out of

Ruben Larrosa - Reply

I keep seeing that the 5S and SE have the exact same display, front camera etc. However iFixit says that the full screen assembly that includes the front camera, ear speaker and everything is not compatible with the SE, just the screen digitizer is. Does anyone know why this is???

robhopkins - Reply

I bought the full screen assembly for 5s trying to put it in my SE. had ease installing the part, however it does not work

Kent Hubbard - Reply

How bout body quality its still same as 5s? Because i see abit different ok se with abit dark colour on space grey. And apple logo also different.

Jack Yui - Reply

Would i be able to put the internals of a 5S into an SE body?

Looking they would fit and be mint but unsure

maddog256 - Reply

alguien sabe si se puede pasar las piezas internas como batería,placa,jack de carga,cámara y pantalla de un iPhone 5s al cuerpo de un iPhone 5se

davidolivares29 - Reply

is i phone se and iphone 5 are compatible? just like the board?

yvonedconcepcion - Reply

Can i use a 5s housing for my iphone se motherboard?

pookiejj08 - Reply

Is is possible to place the internals of an SE in to a 5c case? From the images, it looks like it shouldn't be too difficult...

Nikola Wozniak - Reply

is it possible to put iPhone 7 rear front facing camera in iPhone SE?

kelvin danso - Reply

Hi I have the iPhone SE and have been experiencing issues with network and have done everything suggested up to removing and replacing the SIM card and still saying searching. Would this be a disconnected antenna and is there a way to determine if this is what the problem is? I have all other services and capabilities working aside from the phone use

Tim Steer - Reply

I have the iPhone SE and having problems with phone capabilities of tried everything up to removing the Sim card and reinstalling everything else is working. could this be an antenna disconnect?

Tim Steer - Reply

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