Apple iPod Touch 4th Generation (2010) Teardown

Apple iPod Touch 4th Generation (2010) Teardown

Summary: Bill Detwiler cracks open the 4th gen. Apple iPod Touch--released in 2010. See the hardware inside Apple's flagship Multi-Touch music player.

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  • Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

    Caption by: Bill Detwiler
  • The volume button contacts are covered with a think metal shield. I removed it to ensure that it wouldn't block the logic board's removal.

    Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

    Caption by: Bill Detwiler
  • As the front panel is still connected to the logic board with two extremely thin ribbon cables, I'll need to be extra careful when I start prying out the logic board.

    Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

    Caption by: Bill Detwiler

Topics: Mobility, Apple, Hardware, iPhone

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