INFOGRAPHIC: Where Your iPhone Comes From, And Where It Goes Before It Gets To You

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Everyone knows that iPhones are made up of lots of tiny parts. Not everyone realises that while your phone was designed in Cupertino, CA, the parts were manufactured all over the world before coming together to create a gadget that many Americans rely on every day.

From the antenna switch module to the battery, your iPhone likely has roots in places like Texas, Korea, and Japan.

Once it’s assembled, the iPhone doesn’t just appear at your doorstep. We took a look at the long journey from the China assembly line to you. The journey is more complicated than you might expect.

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