IFIXIT Apple Watch Series 4 Teardown #WearableWednesday
Ifixit posted another great teardown. This time they get into the nitty gritty with the new Apple Watch 4. Check out some excerpts:
This year’s iteration of the Apple Watch can be your trainer, doctor, guardian, and now, live-in nurse! How’d Apple fit all these personalities into one watch? Let’s find out why everyone is falling so hard for this watch—with a teardown!
Finally, we get to the core of all things: the Apple-designed S4 system-in-package.
Good news, everyone! The S4 is secured only with screws, and pops right out—a welcome change from the fiercely-glued SiPs of years past.
As always, the package itself is encased in a solid block of resin, meaning most of its secrets will be difficult to extract. Thankfully though, the RF components remain a little more exposed:
Avago AFEM-8087 (likely front-end module)
YY MEH ECE (this looks like a Bosch part, likely the fancy new accel + gyro)
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