There’s some extra intrigue this time round, as some have insisted that Apple was attempting to allow Galaxy S10-ish bilateral charging on its newest telephones, solely to disable the function late within the course of. Apple unequivocally instructed us that’s not true, however iFixit is taking a peek anyway.
Upon opening the gadget, they did discover a second battery connector that is new, and did not duplicate options of the “main” charging cable seen in earlier telephones. The telephone nonetheless labored with out the second cable plugged in, and will cost through Lightning however not wirelessly. It could possibly be an unrelated revision to the iPhone 11’s charging setup, or it could possibly be one thing extra — we do not know for certain but.
The teardown remains to be in course of, and as normal iFixit can be keeping track of how simple will probably be for the DIY-minded to carry out repairs on their very own. Stay tuned for extra footage and the ultimate outcomes.