Right to repair iPhone 12? Not if Apple has anything to say about it…

Right to repair iPhone 12? Not if Apple has anything to say about it…
(Image credit: Apple)

The iPhone 12 hasn't even officially hit the shops yet, but that hasn't stopped repair site iFixit from breaking down the iPhone 12 to explore how technicians will be able to repair the latest release from Apple. Unfortunately, after extensive testing, it appears that third-party technicians won't be able to fix the iPhone 12's camera modules. 

This means that iPhone 12 users will have to rely on official Apple technicians if their iPhone 12 camera is faulty or becomes damaged. If your phone isn't covered by AppleCare, then this could end up costing you a pretty hefty chunk of cash. 

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.