News tagged: Repairability

Essential PH-1 Handset Almost Impossible To Repair

After numerous delays, Essential has finally started shipping its first smartphone, the Essential PH-1. Since that happened, it was only a matter of time before someone decides to open it and reveal the inside of the phone as well as how hard would it be to repair it.

iFixit Also Gets Their Hands On Surface Pro

Aside from tearing down the new Surface Laptop, iFixit folks have also got their hands on a new Microsoft Surface Pro, but the repairability is not much better. The Surface Laptop received 0 for repairability, and although the tablet was better, it was only by 1 point.

PlayStation 4 Pro Gets Disassembled, Easy To Fix

It was only a matter of time before iFixit gets their hands on Sony's gaming console. While not much is different compared to the original PlayStation 4, we are still eager to find out how the console looks from the inside and more importantly how hard is it to fix it.

LG G5 Very Easy To Open, Repair

iFixit's teardown of the LG G5 has found the phone is very easy to disassemble and repair. It's particularly easy to access some parts of the phone because of its modular design, which lets you attach components to the device and get at its included battery module.

iFixit Disassembles Sony Xperia Z5

A member of iFixit community has decided to disassemble Sony Xperia Z5. This isn't the standard iFixit teardown, and since it wasn't disassembled by iFixit's officials, there won't a repairability score. Regardless of that, we still can see how the phone is built.

Google Nexus 9 Repairability Score Is A Poor 3/10

iFixit's teardown of the HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet revealed that Google's new tablet will be a tough gadget to fix, if damaged. One of the reasons for this is because the LCD is fused to the display and the glass, making it easy to replace the entire frame, than repair it

Amazon Fire Phone Isn't Easy To Repair

iFixit took apart the Amazon Fire Phone over the last week. Fire Phone is Amazon's first efforts to tap into the Smartphone market, with a product that basically serves as gadget to buy stuff on Amazon. Anyway, enough about that. iFixit performed a full tear down...