iPhone terminator: Apple's Daisy teardown robot can rip your phone apart in 18 secs

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Two years after unveiling Liam, the robotic iPhone disassembler, Apple has developed a smaller, smarter and more flexible successor called Daisy.

Daisy can disassemble 200 iPhones per hour or around one every 18 seconds, which is six seconds slower than Liam’s teardown time. However, the newer robot is capable of disassembling more iPhone models than its predecessor with high precision, according to Apple.

Daisy will be deployed first in the US and Europe to disassemble iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus devices destined for the graveyard through AppleCare or a…

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