BYTE's colleagues at UBM TechInsights are tearing down the Verizon iPhone 4, the CDMA version of the iPhone that Verizon began shipping to its own customers late last week. Beginning from the out of the box experience, the following photos show the process of taking this baby apart, step by step. This is a full tear down, so you can get a real look at the ICs and the design decisions engineers made. In this case, we were particularly interested in the CDMA aspect of the phone, comparing the desi
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Comparing the Verizon edition of the iPhone 4 (top) with the AT&T GSM version (bottom) -- notice the change to the antennae design. Notice also the additional breaks to the phone enclosure. This indicates a change in the antennae methodology.
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