Apple iPhone 14 is the easiest iPhone to repair in years; here’s why

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Apple’s iPhone 14 might not appear to be the greatest improve by the firm whenever you put it subsequent to its predecessor, the iPhone 13, given each the telephones are powered by a model of the identical chipset and a near-identical design. While Apple did level out upgrades like satellite tv for pc connectivity help, one other crucial change in the iPhone 14 is the telephone’s repairability, and we expect individuals aren’t speaking about it sufficient.

Apple’s iPhones in current years have all had physique designs that had been reportedly very laborious and sophisticated to repair. However, a brand new iFixit video reveals that the detachable glass again of the iPhone 14 is a key differentiator when it comes to repairs.

The again glass is simpler to take away and fix, and therefore, is additionally simple to change in case you crack the again of your telephone. This additionally means anybody repairing the telephone has simpler entry to the internals of the telephone in contrast to earlier iPhone variations.

You nonetheless get the identical inflexible construction from the iPhone 13 thanks to the steel body, together with key adjustments that had been launched in final 12 months’s iPhone 13 design. This contains parts like the earpiece and entrance digicam array, which are actually far more accessible after they want to get replaced.

Not all good news for DIY repair fanatics(*14*)

In case you purchase the iPhone 14 and sadly drop and break it, you should nonetheless get Apple’s personal Self-Service-Repair parts, and Apple nonetheless requires customers to activate parts after set up. This could also be a letdown for anybody attempting to repair the telephone, however the silver lining is that changing the components themselves is simpler with the iPhone 14.


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