[Follow-up] Chinese Fake iPhone Dissected
Click to enlarge. The "ciphone" is mounted with MediaTek Corp's chipset. The parts layout of the ciphone (a). A microSD card slot and a Li-ion secondary battery (probably made in China) are seen inside the chassis. Lexar Media Inc's 2-Gbyte card was inserted in the microSD card slot. Unlike mobile phones sold in Japan, these parts cannot be removed from the outside. Most of the major parts, such as the RF circuit and the baseband processing circuit, are mounted on one side of the main board (b). The names of the parts manufacturers and the usages of the parts were presumed by Nikkei Electronics.