Apple’s swanky iPhones can suffer chip failures that can render the touchscreen unusable.
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The issue commonly begins with gray bars appearing on the screen or touch features not working occasionally. Because coque huawei honor 5c marbre of this, iFixit says, the problem can incorrectly be attributed to coque huawei p8 lite livraison rapide a faulty touchscreen.
In reality, however, the issue is coque huawei p10 lite resistante caused coque huawei y6 2018 chat by failures in the U2402 “Meson” and U2401 “Cumulus” chips, both of which are soldered onto the main board coque huawei p8 batman and act as controllers to handle the touch features on Apple’s smartphone.
The issue is limited to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, as the newer 6S phones moved the controller chips off the logic board and onto the display itself.
A close up shot of the bad IC chips [Image via iFixit]
“These two chips translate your finger mashing on the coque huawei y5 basket display into information your phone can actually use,” iFixit writes.
“When the Touch IC chips go bad, you can jab, tap, coque huawei y6 fnac and poke the screen all you want your phone can’t correctly process the information. coque huawei nova 3e At least, not until the bum chips are replaced with new ones.”
The problem, says iFixit, is that repairing the issue is not possible without doing soldering work on the board itself. This means that Apple’s coque huawei p10 lite basket Genius Bar technicians would not be able to repair the issue on their own and the logic board itself would need to be handed back to Apple (or replaced).
Apple did not respond to a request for comment on the report.
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“And they coque huawei p8 lite hakuna matata can do it a whole lot cheaper than the cost of a new logic board or an out of coque huawei y5 2 pokemon warranty phone replacement.”
It bears noting at this point that iFixit, which sells DIY toolkits and repair guides, has long been critical of Apple’s policies on limiting third party repairs of its tablets and smartphones. …