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iPod nano 7G torn down, 220 mAh battery inside

iFixit has completed its teardown of the seventh-generation iPod nano, discovering that the device contains a 220 mAh battery, a Texas Instruments touchscreen controller, and 16 GB of Toshiba NAND flash. The previous generation nano had a 105 mAh battery, which is to say that the new battery has over twice the capacity—though also a much larger screen to power. Many components within the new nano are soldered to the logic board, including the battery, Lightning connector, and volume controls.

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A plastic opening tool and Phillips screwdriver are all that are needed to open the new 1.1-ounce nano. The device earned a 5 out of 10 repairability score from iFixit, which means it’s easier to repair than the fifth-generation iPod touch, which earned a score of 3.

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Comments

1

128GB?

Posted by Michael on October 16, 2012 at 10:50 AM (CDT)

2

@1: I know, and my $400 5G touch gets saddled with 512MB, totally ridiculous ;-)

This is a case where case (heh) matters, in the original article it’s 128Gb (Gigabits), or only 16MB.

Posted by Code Monkey in Midstate New York on October 16, 2012 at 11:42 AM (CDT)

3

Thanks, we’ve corrected the article.

Posted by Phil Dzikiy on October 16, 2012 at 3:01 PM (CDT)

4

Doh, and I’m apparently as bad as anyone with my 16MB above while I poke fun at Gb vs GB /hangs head in shame :)

Posted by Code Monkey in Midstate New York on October 16, 2012 at 10:44 PM (CDT)

5

What is there audio chip?

Posted by Tom on November 12, 2012 at 12:09 PM (CST)

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