iPhone X OLED Screen Total Teardown Analysis

REWA 11/23/2017

As a new product of OLED combined with 3D Touch function, iPhone X screen has surprised all of us with its features. REWA LAB works with iPhone X screen teardown and presents its novelty, disassembly difficulties and structure analysis.


iPhone X OLED Screen Total Teardown Analysis


Laminating process of iPhone X OLED screen is much complicated than LCD screen. Laminate OLED with TP first, then OLED with 3D Touch. The whole process counts more than 15 procedures.


iPhone X OLED Screen Total Teardown Analysis


iPhone X OLED Screen Total Teardown


Screen Testing


Test the iPhone X screen before tearing down. Run function test - Display; Touch; 3D Touch and Swipe-up. All going well.


iPhone X OLED Screen Total Teardown Analysis


Bezel Removing


Place the OLED Screen Assembly on the Heat Platform. Remove bezel slowly with Pry Piece and Glue Cleaner. Cut a plastic horn of the bezel with the blade if necessary and then remove bezel with Pry Piece and Glue Cleaner carefully. Be careful with flex cables when removing bezel in the flex cable area.


iPhone X OLED Screen Total Teardown Analysis


The Pry Piece accidentally damages flex cables when removing the bezel. Which may result in the abnormal display.


Test the screen again. Run function test - Display; Touch; 3D Touch and Swipe-up. Touch, 3D Touch, and Swipe-up work normally while there are two vertical lines on the display.


iPhone X OLED Screen Total Teardown Analysis


Glass Separating


Place the OLED Screen Assembly on the Heat Platform. Separate the glass lens from OLED with cutting wire. We are working with one OLED flexible screen, so be careful with your handwork.


iPhone X OLED Screen Total Teardown Analysis


Test again after separating. Run function test- Display; Touch; 3D Touch and Swipe-up. Touch, 3D Touch, and Swipe-up work normally while there are two vertical lines on the display.


iPhone X OLED Screen Total Teardown Analysis


Glue Removing


Glue removing for iPhone X screen can be applied with hand tearing.


iPhone X OLED Screen Total Teardown Analysis


3D Touch Layer Removing


Different from Samsung smartphones, iPhone X has its 3D Touch module adhered to OLED backplane.


Different from all iPhone previous versions, the 3D Touch module of iPhone X is bonded to the OLED panel.


To fully analyze its structure, we take a disruptive disassembly of the 3D Touch module.


iPhone X OLED Screen Total Teardown Analysis


The 3D Touch and TP flex bonding are separated completely after the disassembly.


iPhone X OLED Screen Total Teardown Analysis


Let's take a clear view of the whole structure of iPhone X OLED Screen.


iPhone X OLED Screen Total Teardown Analysis


For more details on iPhone X OLED Screen Total Teardown Analysis, please go to REWA YouTube channel.




Tools


0.1mm Gold LCD Cutting Wire - 500M

Manual LCD Separator - (Vacuum pump built-in) - Type 2


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