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A tech geek recently set out on the ultimate DIY project, trying to build his own iPhone 6s piece by piece using only parts he could scrounge up from the sprawling Huaqiangbei electronics markets of Shenzhen. A few months later, it was mission complete.

Scotty Allen, the creator of the YouTube channel Strange Parts, documented his journey in a nearly 24 minute long video that is now nearing 2 million views. While the video is fascinating, it should be noted that some tech media outlets have expressed a bit of skepticism about Allen's incredible feat.

"There’s a chance this guy is messing with us and bent the truth," Gizmodo writes.

Of course, there's also the chance that he did not. If you want to build your own iPhone as well check out the video below for a start. Apparently, all it takes is a lot of technological know-how and even more patience.


Because there were more than a few bumps on the road, Allen estimates that he spent "well over" $1,000 on tools and components he never actually put to use. But, he claims that the parts he used to build the phone itself cost about $300 in total. On the official Apple store, an iPhone 6s retails at $549.






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Post time 2017-4-16 07:34:27 |Display all floors
I wonder if this is a real story?

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Post time 2017-4-16 12:25:31 |Display all floors
dusty1 Post time: 2017-4-16 07:34
I wonder if this is a real story?

Most likely it is a fun story to encourage techs!
Reason is the software of iPhone has codes that could recognize each part and may reject concerted unison operation. Each iPhone is factory tested completely before a special code is installed to make it works.

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Post time 2017-4-16 14:04:29 |Display all floors
This post was edited by 1584austin at 2017-4-16 15:37

Congming



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Post time 2017-4-17 05:16:25 |Display all floors
GhostBuster Post time: 2017-4-16 12:25
Most likely it is a fun story to encourage techs!
Reason is the software of iPhone has codes that  ...

One of the reasons why

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Post time 2017-4-18 06:49:18 |Display all floors
Anyone can make a mobile phone in a very short period of time. Buy Mediatek chipset and other components from internet. Then install either Android or Linux software.

Because it is so easy, the price of phones have collapsed and it is very difficult to make money. The only one making profits is Apple.

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Post time 2017-4-19 05:16:54 |Display all floors
just buy the rejected parts and build your self a Iphone. Does it work 100% no
Round Up is good for developing the mind

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