Tearing down the iPhone 4S (photos) Summary: Bill Detwiler cracks open the Apple iPhone 4S and finds a design nearly identical to that of the iPhone 4, but also significant hardware updates. By Bill Detwiler | October 16, 2011 -- 12:23 GMT (05:23 PDT) Follow @billdetwiler Previous | Next Image 26 of 59 Disconnecting the rear-facing camera. Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic Caption by: Bill Detwiler Topics: Smartphones, Hardware, iPhone, Mobility Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.