Apple repair company iFixit is traditionally the first to get inside Apple’s new iPhones every year, and it continued its run today after hosting a live teardown of the new jumbo-sized iPhone 6 Plus. The company is planning to look at the smaller iPhone 6 next.
Its most notable discovery is the phone’s 1 GB of RAM. Of course, iFixit spent time looking at the huge, 2915 mAh battery inside the 5.5-inch device — its nearly double that of the iPhone 5s, and it even surpasses the battery inside Samsung’s Galaxy S5.
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Overall, iFixit gives the device seven out of ten for repairability. It says the display is easier to remove and the fingerprint sensor is located in a more sensible location. But Apple continues to use proprietary screws (iFixit has the gizmos to open them) and doesn’t share repair info with shops or the public — that, folks, is why customers are advised not to open their phones themselves.