Monthly Archives: June 2020
June 12, 2020
One of the bigger challenges with our industry is the never-ending struggle to produce stable aftermarket parts that are compatible with the latest and greatest devices. And while manufacturers do an amazing job at meeting demand, it requires a daunting amount of technical aptitude and experience to reverse engineer these products and produce working alternatives. For parts meant for the latest new phone, this typically means high prices and lower yields. Every now and then, however, a phone comes along that makes things easy for us, and sometimes, is even good for our industry. This year, that phone is the second-generation iPhone SE.
Familiar, Pre-Existing Parts
For those of you who are scratching your head, consider the following. Most of the components in the iPhone SE are swappable with iPhone 8 parts. We are currently working to confirm the exact compatibilities, but according to iFixit, these include the front and back cameras, SIM tray, vibration motor, display,