Posts Tagged ‘ teardown ’

HTC One Android Smartphone Teardown (Image Gallery)

March 29, 2013

While many consumers are waiting for the HTC One to go on sale in their respective markets, the folks at iFixit have already disassembled the flagship Android smartphone for all to see what’s under the hood. As you may recall, the One features a 4.7-inch 1080p Full HD Super LCD 3 display, Qualcomm Snapdragon...
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Sony Xperia Z Reverse Teardown (Video)

January 17, 2013

Sony decided to not only teardown the Xperia Z Android smartphone, but they also reverse engineered it back together. If the ticker in the corner is any indication, we’re pretty sure the handset will score highly on iFixit’s repairability rating system. Watch the complete build-up in the video below.
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Google Nexus 4 Teardown (Images)

November 19, 2012

The Google Nexus 4 by LG received a repairability score of 7 out 10 by the guys at iFixit, as it was torn down this past weekend in the name of science. The Nexus 4, which was recently released and runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, rocks a 4.7-inch WXGA IPS display (1280×768 pixel resolution,...
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Sony Xperia Tablet S Gets Teardown Treatment (Video)

September 10, 2012

Teardowns of smartphones and tablets are typically orchestrated by the folks at iFixit these days, but the makers of the Xperia Tablet S decided to take this one into their own hands. In the time-lapsed video below, you will see Sony engineer Takuya Inaba rip apart the new Android tablet and put it back...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Teardown (Images)

August 20, 2012

Thanks to the fellas at iFixit, we can now take a look inside the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Android tablet through a series of teardown photos. Recently announced at a press event in NYC and released in the US on August 16, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich-powered Galaxy Note 10.1 features a 10.1-inch...
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Google Nexus Q Teardown (Images)

July 5, 2012

The folks at iFixit tore down the Google Nexus 7 tablet earlier in the week, so it’s only fitting that they also ripped apart the Nexus Q social streaming media player – both were unveiled at Google I/O 2012. If you recall, Google was proud to announce that the Nexus Q was designed and...
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Google Nexus 7 Tablet Gets Teardown Treatment (Images)

July 3, 2012

In the image gallery below, the Google Nexus 7, manufactured by Asus, gets its proper teardown treatment, courtesy of the guys at iFixit. The Nexus 7 is highly regarded as the best 7-inch Android tablet and it’s available to purchase now with shipments due to arrive in mid-July. The $200-250 priced tablet is the...
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Samsung Galaxy S III Teardown Images

June 2, 2012

The Samsung Galaxy S III Android smartphone wouldn’t be complete without getting its proper teardown treatment. In the pic-by-pic gallery below, courtesy of Chipworks and iFixit, you can see what components make up the popular Android handset. Head over to iFix for the relevant context and commentary for each image, if interested. Features: Android...
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Motorola DROID 4 Gets Teardown Treatment (Images)

February 13, 2012

Interested to see what’s behind the 5-row, LED edge-lit QWERTY keyboard on the Motorola DROID 4? If so, you’re in luck because the guys at iFixit have posted a gallery of teardown images for the 4G LTE-enabled Android smartphone from Verizon Wireless. Check out the pic-by-pic teardown process below, and head to iFixit for...
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus teardown (images)

November 29, 2011

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus wouldn’t be official without a proper surgical teardown by the guys at iFixit. The following pic-by-pic teardown gallery below shows what it looks like when you rip open the first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich-powered smartphone. The Galaxy Nexus features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 4.65-inch 720p HD Super AMOLED display,...
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Motorola DROID RAZR teardown (video, pics)

November 11, 2011

Just by its name alone, you know the Motorola DROID RAZR is super-thin. In fact, at 7.1mm at its thinnest point, it’s considered the World’s thinnest smartphone. So, how did Motorola finally manage to make an Android smartphone so thin after releasing many thicker devices? That’s where the video above and photos below come...
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Samsung Epic 4G Touch teardown process (images)

September 20, 2011

We’ve already seen the original Galaxy S II get ripped apart, but here’s a pic-by-pic gallery of the Samsung Epic 4G Touch getting the teardown treatment from the guys at iFixit. Key features of the Epic 4G Touch include: a 1.2 GHz dual-core Exynos processor, 4.52″ Super AMOLED Plus display, 1 GB RAM, 8...
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Motorola Droid Bionic ripped apart in teardown (images)

September 9, 2011

The Motorola Droid Bionic is officially out and that only means one thing for the guys at iFixit – tear it down. The Droid Bionic is Verizon Wireless’ first dual-core Android smartphone with 4G LTE connectivity, so it should prove to be a worthy teardown subject. Other specs of the device include: a 1GHz...
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iFixit rips Motorola Droid 3 Android to shreds

July 18, 2011

The guys at iFixit are at it again, this time with a teardown of the Motorola Droid 3 Android smartphone from Verizon Wireless. As usual, the aftermath of the destruction shows off the device’s guts, display, and other parts not usually seen by the average consumer. Anyway, here is a reminder of the Droid...
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Samsung Galaxy S II teardown (step-by-step images)

July 11, 2011

The Samsung Galaxy S II is arguably the king of all Android smartphones right now, so why not rip it apart to see what makes the popular device tick? That’s exactly what the folks at iFixit have done. In the step-by-step teardown photos below, you’ll get a chance to see the Galaxy S II’s...
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