In an in-depth teardown of the iPhone 14 Professional Max, iFixit supplies a more in-depth take a look at the system’s internals. “Notably, the teardown features a picture of the plastic spacer that changed the SIM card tray on the U.S. mannequin,” experiences MacRumors. From the report: All 4 iPhone 14 fashions bought within the U.S. now not have a bodily SIM card tray and rely solely on digital eSIMs. The teardown confirms that Apple will not be utilizing the interior house freed up by the tray’s elimination for every other part or added performance, and as an alternative stuffed within the hole with a sq. piece of plastic. Exterior of the U.S., all iPhone 14 fashions are nonetheless outfitted with a SIM card tray on this house.
As seen in earlier teardowns, iFixit supplied close-up photographs of the iPhone 14 Professional Max’s logic board, which is supplied with a quicker A16 Bionic chip and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X65 modem that gives each 5G and satellite tv for pc connectivity. Whereas the usual iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus will be opened from the again facet, and have a extra repairable design with an simply detachable show and again glass panel, these design modifications don’t prolong to the Professional fashions. The teardown exhibits that the iPhone 14 Professional Max continues to open from the entrance and doesn’t have detachable again glass. The inner design of the system is essentially unchanged from the iPhone 13 Professional Max.