Only a few days after Apple’s new iPod Touch has started shipping, the team over at iFixit has been busy with their screwdrivers once again to reveal to the world the inner workings of Apple’s iPod.
Apple’s fifth-generation iPod Touch is powered by Apple’s A5 processor supported by 512 MB of RAM created by Hynix, and is fitted with a Texas Instruments 27AZ5R1 touchscreen SoC.
iFixit have awarded the new iPod Touch with a poor repairability score of 3 out of 10 with (10 is easiest to repair). Saying:
” While very difficult, opening the case and replacing components is not impossible.”-“Cables connected to the logic board run over the top and connect on the bottom, making it difficult to remove the board or disconnect the cables.”
So if you are thinking of tearing down your new iPod Touch device it might be worth letting the professionals carry out any repair work, unless you feel you have the necessary skills and tools to carry out the work yourself. For more information jump over to the iFixit website for the complete teardown.
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