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iPhone 8 teardown reveals big upgrades under a familiar hood

From chips to charging, Asian suppliers provide an array of new technologies

The iPhone 8's overall appearance. The back panel is made of reinforced glass and, unlike previous models, there is no white antenna running along the panel. (All following photos are those of the iPhone 8, unless otherwise noted.)

TOKYO -- At first glance, Apple's new iPhone 8 series bears a strong resemblance to the American tech giant's earlier smartphones. But taking the cover off reveals some noteworthy tweaks and new technologies.

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