iFixit’s iPhone SE teardown reveals which pieces come from older iPhones
Reviews of the new 2020 iPhone SE are here and so is iFixit’s teardown of the device. While the $400 handset has a design similar to that of an iPhone 8, the teardown reveals that it’s surprisingly modern on the inside.
Specifically, the phone includes an A13 Bionic SoC with a third-generation neural engine. This, according to iFixit, was pulled from the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. That’s significantly more powerful than the iPhone 8’s A11 Bionic chip, and it should enable the product to handle whatever workload you throw at it.
“Apple didn’t have to give the SE their newest A13 Bionic chip—but they did, guaranteeing that this phone lasts for many years to come,” iFixit writes. The SE also appears to include…