How I Made My Own iPhone - in China

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How I Made My Own iPhone - in China

I built a like-new(but really refurbished) iPhone 6S 16GB entirely from parts I bought in the public cell phone parts markets in Huaqiangbei. And it works! How much did it cost? Answer here: I've been fascinated by the cell phone parts markets in Shenzhen, China for a while. I'd walked through them a bunch of times, but I still didn't understand basic things, like how they were organized or who was buying all these parts and what they were doing with them. So when someone mentioned they wondered if you could build a working smartphone from parts in the markets, I jumped at the chance to really dive in and understand how everything works. Well, I sat on it for nine months, and then I dove in. More details at: My Gear: I shot it on this camera: And also with this: And recorded sound on this: Collaborative editing software: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Email Newsletter: Special thanks to everyone that helped:Ian Lesnet (dangerousprototypes.com), Jin Lin (dangerousprototypes.com and flylin.co), Helen, Frank, David, Wyman from G-Lon Cell Phone Repair School (facebook.com/wyman.liu.1), Charles Pax (paxinstruments.com), Patrick O'Doherty, Matt Turzo, Richard Littauer, the EFF, Bunnie Huang (bunniestudios.com), Sean Cross (xobs.io), all the rest of my friends in China that have been supportive, and most importantly all the Huaqiangbei market sellers that were so generous with their time and advice! StrangeParts iPhoneAdventures China

Comments to the video: How I Made My Own iPhone - in China

Strange Parts 1 year ago
How much did it cost? Answer here:
knockle number #315 3 months ago
Broo i need one logic board an you send me one and me pay you.i dont speak much inglish
Daniel Guerrero 3 months ago
yo soy de colombia del norte de santarder y veo q toda la tecnologia y fabricacion es de china interezante la fabricacion de celulares y relojes yo aca tengo un iphone 6 made china y ando buscando todo completo el repuesto y no se consigue aca
Embudund 3 months ago
i agree
Sai Kiran 3 months ago
It's just because of your videos I want to visit China!!
Jhun Awel 3 months ago
Make the iphone XR have 3d touch
coldkeyes 3 months ago
I wish, I could find away to make a special note 9 with 8gb ram, and put a 1tb storage and put a zero lemon like battery to have wireless charging ability
Mirage Mashud 3 months ago
So what is different about this iPhone
Hidari Legara 3 months ago
introduction is good. the whole video worth to watch
brutalbrital 3 months ago
bloody cool video mate really had fun watching that and learned a bit as wellthanks
jeremie manninen 3 months ago
can the phone be activated through a cell phone service like ATT or Verizon?
gn tg 3 months ago
how I wish I can do that
The Dream Dynasty 3 months ago
I didn’t know you can speak Chinese
The Random Tube 3 months ago
What is the name of the board at 10:34
aris oreta 3 months ago
you did not made it, you let others make it for you
Hasib Mrz 3 months ago
nyc
treefingers 3 months ago
$5 at that one store 🤣
Malika Sen 3 months ago
? Nachine 😂
Malika Sen 3 months ago
This is the path of visibility to compost on the epidermis
Malika Sen 3 months ago
You look like you're decomposing among weird creatures lol
knuthf 3 months ago
They track you in the payment, and give you receiptØ the weChat entry. The main skill needed is people skills - willingness to interact with others and learn, and as you did: go back to the market and ask.
Bdiri Sadok 3 months ago
That was impressive. It's all about perseverance and vision.
HyperSonic2006 hi 3 months ago
0:00 An actual legend was born.
Tyrone Bunne 3 months ago
Be careful near those lasers bouncing from the aluminium! Will blind you in a moment. How much - then?
Tyrone Bunne 3 months ago
The song your trying to name? Embrace - 'Gravity' Or BT - Monster soundtrack Your welcome
Linda en China 3 months ago
HUAQIANGBEI is famous for fake iphones and high tech stuff. I have been there many times. I should take some videos next time.
王生 3 months ago
cool i want one
derek storey 3 months ago
How do I get rid of that fake smile HELP!
Paul Ng 3 months ago
Cool....
sxmolin 3 months ago
Very cool, great job!
Meng Pant 3 months ago
Apple will love this! I hope he will have a safe fly back into the states without plane vanishing crap as we seen lately a few
loca lello 3 months ago
so if I take my iphone 6s apart and assemble it back. I made my own phone? @_@
ZY x KM 3 months ago
Awesome!!!
frisco baculio 3 months ago
how much is the price of factory unlock main board of an 5s ?
MsRajfriend 3 months ago
If I went to Mars, I would hire a bunch of these geeks to be my technical support team; I know they can repair anything. They are mission impossible proportions handy.
Emmanuelle Catubig 3 months ago
Bro can you make me iOs gaming phone? Plsss! Subs already! Thanks!
Oscar Chang 3 months ago
That's so crazy ha. and so cool
Feather Light 3 months ago
0:59 guy: iphone 6s Girl: sex? Be subtle girl 😂
monsieur délire 3 months ago
Iphone 6s Sex? 6s
Elfin4 3 months ago
Can you advise on how and where to buy a genuine OEM replacement iPhone battery for a 5s phone. Just concerned about unsafe fake or replica batteries.
Seong Kim 3 months ago
i wonder, why are you do that? i am sure your time wasting there already worth over a brand new iphone
Mohammed Mujtaba 3 months ago
total price how much
fightcancer 3 months ago
Remove Bubble Machine
Mic Gir 3 months ago
Really amazing! Thank you.
Michael Mckesson 3 months ago
First American to assemble a smartphone ever. Let's see if Donald Trump can remedy that issue.😉
AVirusP 3 months ago
Долбоеба кусочек! Тебе заняться нечем?
HUMZA Official 3 months ago
You did a lots of hard work bro.appreciated
kaimide sharkrn 3 months ago
华强北水很深,他们造的高仿机蒂姆库克都看不出来是假的
Akash Pawar 3 months ago
Chinese people don't look so friendly. (you are cleaver to hide your camera.) They don't want to exchange their technology with others, they want to overtake every country.(In aspects of technology) some of the goods imported from china are really good. (But some of them) We in India usually say about Chinese goods that (Either to moon (for long time) or not even till evening)
콜라노란 3 months ago
와 진짜 이런 콘텐츠는 좋은것같다.한국 유튜버도 이런걸 따라해야지.
Izzul Hazwan 3 months ago
China is the future
Image lush 3 months ago
Build a Tesla
Mike Money 3 months ago
How much in all?
周跃曜 3 months ago
深圳华强北可不是闹着玩的,各种电子配件都有
David Jordan 3 months ago
Very Blade Runner-ish …
Avanish Soni 3 months ago
Thats probably my favourite tech vids by far and beleive me ive seen a lot 🙏👍 great work man keep up
Erick Lima 3 months ago
Como ser preso em menos de 1 hora
GAMER307 3 months ago
You are showing us how to make copy mobile lol
Art Zdy 3 months ago
g
蔡呈悅 3 months ago
I am from Taiwan,I think you are great! I am still learning to assemble a computer. (I am just a 12-year-old boy. Try to talk to you with Google Translate!)
jai 3 months ago
Very Good.
Christian Henriquez-Tant 3 months ago
She thought he was trying to take her to his hotel lol @ 0:54
butterfinger 00 3 months ago
What about buying an IPhone😉
used tobe a sweetboys 3 months ago
Sex? Nooo, six S
Bhopgoose 3 months ago
What sub nr does i got? :)
Comprei e Testei 3 months ago
How much is your time? Let me tell you something. Mine is very expensive to build an iPhone starting to zero, compared to a purchased one. How much time do you think that you will spend on it? No doubt that it’s cool, but not less expensive. 🤔
lucas handekyn 3 months ago
like how you installed it
lucas handekyn 3 months ago
how did you boot ios?
Darlianede Souza 3 months ago
Made in china
Mekdatsingh Tarachand 3 months ago
Give me an iPhone
Dinamika pariwara 3 months ago
nice video, great work bro
331SVTCobra 3 months ago
Hmmm, travel to the other side of the planet, spend a week haggling with people you don't know in a language you barely understand to track down every last part. If you spent that same amount of time working a minimum wage job you'd have money for a refurbished phone and some ice cream.
KEVIN ESTUARDO IBARRA BARRERA 3 months ago
En español porfavor 😁
Cunningcreeper 3 months ago
What was that egg food!?
Toto Apuestas 3 months ago
And what about touch ID? Why you didn't show that doesn’t work?
青鳥 3 months ago
如果是我想拼凑一部IPHONE,我会把自己的现在用的这部iPhone拆成也许8大块,然后去找他们的集成块。毕竟、复制是最快的,最省时的,但也意味着丧失了创新~
jianhua chen 3 months ago
花了多少钱
WWE TAMIZHAN 3 months ago
I hope one day you will become, get to higher placer
Bleh 3 months ago
Okay youtube i watched it. jeez.
呵呵專打各種台獨綠蛙 3 months ago
这么弄出来的电话还是iPhone6s吗?这个东西估计拿软件测一下得分肯定很完蛋。
Daili Elow 3 months ago
Great that you did it.
Ecie Cie 3 months ago
Nice work.i cant even remove my iphone battery
chocograph 3 months ago
Remember this when you're paying hundreds of dollars.lol.
ZargoyX 3 months ago
Imagine building a phone with the best parts of the best. Your one unique flagship.
Game Plays 3 months ago
Could you increase iPhone ram
no use 3 months ago
this guy is fake is buy new iphone and show it is created iphone
horrnett 3 months ago
what is the music used at the starting of the video
horrnett 3 months ago
I want that bubble removal machine , I don't know for what but I just want it.
eksine 3 months ago
why not just buy it prebuilt from china on alibaba or something?
Artha Graha 3 months ago
for testing
Artha Graha 3 months ago
woww. its cool man. Make Your own iPhone, can i buy one?
SHJ HSN 3 months ago
China has been copying the foreign products for so long time, and recently start to make their originals. its so amazing. its their age for next 25 years at least.
Logu J 3 months ago
How did you get operating system? Does it come along with logical port ?
the life of Faisal 3 months ago
I love the editing you’ve done on this video proper high quality editing
shadow 3 months ago
1:00 when he said iPhone 6s did she think he said sex or did I just hear it wrong? 😂
Draco Shooter 3 months ago
dude you should negotiate prices more. It's accepted in China and doesn't look rude
Aurora 3D Printing Co 3 months ago
Next time, go to a website called ebay, it'll save you a lot of time.
Dohn Joe 3 months ago
China is 200 years ahead of the USA. They also work 10 times more than a lazy American. You are OWNED by China.
proxy 3 months ago
Frank looks dead inside
Ivan Perez 3 months ago
Its way cheaper to buy a phone. Also a phone has lots of parts not just 4. wtf
严萱 3 months ago
我想知道指纹识别坏了可以修好吗?
Haytham Dalank 3 months ago
Thats was awesome ! subscribed sir !
Reptos Blizzare 3 months ago
Assembling a phone is not a big deal but WHT you managed to port IOS on that device?
Edward Montan 3 months ago
Great job