Technical information






iPhone specifications (third generation - 3G S)



Size and weight:
Height: 4.5 inches.
Width: 2.4 inches.
Depth: 0.48 inch.
Weight: 4.8 ounces.



Capacity:
16GB or 32GB flash drive.

Display:
3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen multi-touch display.
480-by-320-pixels with a resolution of 163 dpi.
Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating.
Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously.

Cellular and wireless:
UMTS/HSDPA (850, 1900, 2100 MHz).
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz).
Wi-Fi (802.11b/g)
Bluetooth 2.1+EDR

Location:
Assisted GPS.
Digital compass.
Wi-Fi.
Cellular.

Camera, photos, and video:
3.0 megapixels.
Autofocus.
Tap to focus.
Video recording, VGA up to 30 FPS with audio.
Photo and video geotagging.
iPhone and third-party application integration.

Audio playback:
Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz.
Audio formats supported: AAC, Protected AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV.
User-configurable maximum volume limit.

Video playback:
Video formats supported: H.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; H.264 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 3.0 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats.

Headphones:
Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic.
Volume control.
Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz.
Impedance: 32 ohms.

Mac system requirements:
Mac computer with USB 2.0 port.
Mac OS X v10.4.11 or later.
iTunes 8.2 or later.

Windows system requirements:
PC with USB 2.0 port.
Windows Vista; or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 2 or later.
iTunes 8.2 or later.

Environmental requirements:1
Operating temperature: 32 to 95 degrees F.
Nonoperating temperature: -4 to 113 degrees F.
Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing.
Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet.

Connectors and input/output:
30-pin dock connector.
3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack.
Built-in speaker.
Microphone.
SIM card tray.

Power and battery:
Built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery.
Talk time: Up to 5 hours on 3G, up to 12 hours on 2G.
Standby time: Up to 300 hours.
Internet use: Up to 5 hours on 3G; up to 9 hours on Wi-Fi.
Video playback: Up to 10 hours.
Audio playback: Up to 30 hours.




iPhone disassembly guides (third generation - 3G S)



ifixit.com has a disassembly guide. They have also posted several YouTube videos of the disassembly here. iPhone

Rapid Repair.com has a disassembly guide. iPhone






iPhone specifications (second generation - 3G)



Size and weight:
Height: 4.5 inches.
Width: 2.4 inches.
Depth: 0.48 inch.
Weight: 4.7 ounces.



Capacity:
8GB or 16GB flash drive.

Display:
3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen multi-touch display.
480-by-320-pixels with a resolution of 163 dpi.
Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously.

Operating system:
OS X

Cellular:
UMTS/HSDPA (850, 1900, 2100 MHz).
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz).

Wireless data:
Wi-Fi (802.11b/g)
Bluetooth 2.0+EDR.

GPS:
Assisted GPS.

Camera:
2.0 megapixels.

Audio:
Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
Audio formats supported: AAC, Protected AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 1, 2, and 3), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV.
User-configurable maximum volume limit.

Video:
Video formats supported: H.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; H.264 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 3.0 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats.

Headphones:
Stereo earphones with built-in microphone.
Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz.
Impedance: 32 ohms.

Mac system requirements:
Mac computer with USB 2.0 port.
Mac OS X v10.4.10 or later.
iTunes 7.7 or later.

Windows system requirements:
PC with USB 2.0 port.
Windows Vista; or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 2 or later.
iTunes 7.7 or later.

Environmental requirements:1
Operating temperature: 32 to 95 degrees F.
Nonoperating temperature: -4 to 113 degrees F.
Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing.
Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet.

Input and output:
iPhone.
30-pin dock connector.
3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack.
iPhone Dock.
Dock connector.

Power and battery:
Built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery.
Talk time: Up to 5 hours on 3G, up to 10 hours on 2G.
Standby time: Up to 300 hours.
Internet use: Up to 5 hours on 3G; up to 6 hours on Wi-Fi.
Video playback: Up to 7 hours.
Audio playback: Up to 24 hours.





iPhone disassembly guides (second generation - 3G)



ifixit.com has a disassembly guide. They don't tell you how to do it, they just show you the various components. iPhone

Rapid Repair.com has a disassembly guide. iPhone






iPhone 3G component list

Portelligent disassembled the iPhone and identified the components on the circuit board.

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iPhone specifications (first generation - EDGE)



Size and weight:
Height: 4.5 inches.
Width: 2.4 inches.
Depth: 0.46 inch.
Weight: 4.8 ounces.



Capacity:
4GB or 8GB flash drive.

Display:
3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen multi-touch display.
480-by-320-pixels with a resolution of 160 dpi.
Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously.

Operating system:
OS X.

GSM:
Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz).

Wireless data:
Wi-Fi (802.11b/g).
EDGE.
Bluetooth 2.0+EDR.

Camera:
2.0 megapixels.

Audio:
Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz.
Audio formats supported: AAC, Protected AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 1, 2, and 3), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV.

Video:
Video formats supported: H.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; H.264 video, up to 768 Kbps, 320 by 240 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 1.3 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats.

Headphones:
Stereo earphones with built-in microphone.
Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz.
Impedance: 32 ohms.

Mac system requirements:
Mac computer with USB 2.0 port.
Mac OS X v10.4.10 or later.
iTunes 7.3 or later.

Windows system requirements:
PC with USB 2.0 port.
Windows Vista Home Premium, Business, Enterprise, or Ultimate Edition; or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 2 or later.
iTunes 7.3 or later.

Environmental requirements:
Operating temperature: 32 to 95 degrees F.
Nonoperating temperature: -4 to 113 degrees F.
Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing.
Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet.

Input and output:
iPhone.
30-pin dock connector.
3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack.
iPhone Dock.
Dock connector.

Power and battery:
Built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery.
Talk time: Up to 8 hours.
Standby time: Up to 250 hours.
Internet use: Up to 6 hours.
Video playback: Up to 7 hours.
Audio playback: Up to 24 hours.





iPhone disassembly guides (first generation)



Anandtech did a very nice disassembly of their iPhone with many high resolution pictures. iPhone

EE Times Online has an article with some very high resolution images of the internal parts of the iPhone that labels some of the chips and describes them. iPhone

ifixit has a disassembly guide for the iPhone. iPhone

Think Secret has a disassembly guide as well. iPhone






Now wouldn't it be nice if we could all do this?



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