Help is at hand from repair specialist iFixit, who have taken the smartphone to bits in their usual inimitable style.
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The 26-step guide shows that it's surprisingly easy to dismantle the iPhone 4.
A peek inside shows that Apple does indeed use a Samsung-manufactured 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 CPU, positioned to the right of the three-axis gyroscope.
iFixit goes on to confirm that the iPhone is endowed with 512MB of onboard memory, double that of the iPhone 3GS, ships with a 3.7V, 1,420mAh battery, and has frame-mounted aerials for mobile communications.
Rather than steal all their thunder for a job well done, head on over to here for the full breakdown.