News tagged: Repairability
After we had a chance to see iPhone X in a teardown video, professionals from iFixit have got their hands on the smartphone and posted a complete, detailed teardown of Apple's latest flagship device. Surprisingly, the handset isn't that hard to repair and has received 6 out of
As Galaxy Note 8 went on sale, the popular teardown site iFixit has managed to get their hands on one unit and revealed more on the inside of Samsung's flagship smartphone. The phone is harder to pull apart than some other flagship smartphone and bagged itself a 4/10
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.
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.
If someone knows how to disassemble a device, it's iFixit. But even they had a tough job when it comes to Microsoft's latest Surface Laptop. Since the laptop uses Alcantara fabric, which means to open the device, you need to peel the fabric. Once you take off the panel, reaching
The popular repair website has just got their hands on Samsung's latest flagship smartphones - the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. Both models have been torn down by iFixit to find out how hard or easy it is to repair the phones and to learn more about its design.
Microsoft's all-in-one desktop computer looks great, but if you run out of warranty or want to upgrade something inside the computer, you will find that very hard to do. Actually, the latest teardown shows that almost nothing is upgradeable, except for hard drive.
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.
Sony's virtual reality headset is finally out in the wild and can be purchased for $399. The popular teardown team iFixit has managed to get their hands on one unit and opened it to see how easy it is to repair. According to their findings, the PS VR isn't hard to repair.
We have already seen the inside of iPhone 7 Plus, but the guys at iFixit are just number one when it comes to teardowns. As the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus start hitting the stores, iFixit have wasted no time tearing them down so you could see what is inside them.
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.
It is always interesting to read and watch iFixit's teardowns. The latest device they have decided to open is the Apple's iPad Pro 9.7. Repairing some devices are extremely hard due to complex designs and if you ever have to repair the smaller iPad Pro, you will find out why.
Smartphones and other devices have become more complex over the past few years, and a problem like cracked display could cost almost as purchasing the new phone. The popular teardown website iFixit has got their hands on the latest Galaxy S7 and the outcome isn't nice.
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.
High-end devices are quite expensive and there is nothing worse when something breaks and you have to pay almost a full price to fix it. Thanks to iFixit and its teardowns, we can take a look inside the device. Today, we can take a look inside the OnePlus 2.
iFixit has completed their customary teardown of the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung's new flagship Smartphones. Considering that the new Galaxy S6 handsets don't have removable batteries, we expected the repairability score to drop slightly.
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
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...
iFixit took apart the new Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch, discovering in the process that this tiny piece of hardware is pretty easy to open up and screw back on. The IP67-certified Smartwatch scored 8/10 on the reparaibility index, meaning there's a high chance that if...
Joining the HTC One (M8) and Samsung Galaxy S5 is the teardown of yet another flagship. The Sony Xperia Z2 might look like a solid block, but it is in fact beautifully engineered hardware that is easy to remove, with the right tools, and thus, has a fair scope of...