Tag Archives: Teardown

iPhone 7 Teardown Reveals That 3.5mm Audio Jack Is Replaced by Barometric Vent

Apple is known to remain discreet on specification details in every iPhone keynote, and this year is no different. The company does not unveil RAM and battery size, and teardowns done later reveal the exact innards. After the iPhone 7 Plus, the iPhone 7 has also been ripped apart by do-it-yourself repair site iFixit to see if Apple delivers on ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Teardown Suggests It’s Very Difficult to Repair

Samsung’s latest Galaxy Note 7 phablet has undergone its first proper teardown, and the smartphone scores poorly due to difficult repairability. Teardown experts at iFixit cracked open the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to reveal its innards as well as to see how easy was it to repair the handset. The Galaxy Note 7 scored 4 out of 10 which was ... Read More »

LG G5 Teardown Gives the Modular Smartphone a High Repairability Score

LG’s latest flagship G5 smartphone has received its first proper teardown where it scores well due to its easily repairability. Teardown experts at iFixit cracked open the LG G5 to reveal its innards as well as see how easy was it to repair the handset. Unlike the Samsung Galaxy S7, the LG G5 scored a repairability score of 8 out ... Read More »

LG G5 Teardown Gives the Modular Smartphone a High Repairability Score

LG’s latest flagship G5 smartphone has received its first proper teardown where it scores well due to its easily repairability. Teardown experts at iFixit cracked open the LG G5 to reveal its innards as well as see how easy was it to repair the handset. Unlike the Samsung Galaxy S7, the LG G5 scored a repairability score of 8 out ... Read More »

What’s Inside the iPhone SE? Teardown Reveals Exact Specifications

Apple says the newest addition to its smartphone lineup – the iPhone SE – is largely the same as last year’s iPhone 6s, only in a 4-inch form-factor. It has detailed a few specifications of the iPhone SE, but characteristically, not all. If the little information we had wasn’t good enough for you, good thing the hard-working souls at Chipworks ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 Costs Roughly $255 to Make: IHS Teardown

Samsung launched the Galaxy S7 smartphone in India at a price point of Rs. 48,900 earlier this month. But do you know how much that device must have cost Samsung to put together? A lot less. According to an estimation, the components used in Samsung’s new flagship smartphone cost a total of $255 (roughly Rs. 17,200). According to research firm ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 Gets Teardown Treatment, Receives Poor Repairability Score

Samsung might not be able to please DIY (do-it-yourself) enthusiasts with its flagship Galaxy S7 smartphone. While the South Korean technology conglomerate’s handset has been receiving praises from many for its aesthetics and performance, when it comes to self-repairing the device, you’re mostly out of luck – reveals its first proper teardown. Gadgets repair website iFixit cracked open the Samsung ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Teardown Pictures

Xiaomi launched its Redmi Note 3 smartphone in India last week. The handset will be available in Dark Grey, Champagne Gold, and Silver colours starting Rs. 9,999. The Chinese tech company says the smartphone is its third ‘Make in India’ offering in the country. Gadgets 360 recently sat down with Xiaomi Vice President Hugo Barra to get a sneak-peek of ... Read More »