The folks over at iFixit managed to get a hold of a Google Nexus 7 five days after being officially unveiled at Google I/O – in fact they did score a white version, the kind that was handed down to all attendees of the developer conference – and they did what they do best, tear it to pieces.
We have already covered the Nexus 7 extensively since the first Google I/O keynote, so you should be pretty familiar with its specs and features, release dates, international launch announcements, rooting, custom ROMs and default OS version. So let’s take a look at some of the things revealed by this “official” teardown:
If you’re curious to see more high-resolution images of the Nexus 7’s internal components, head down to iFixit to check them out. The online publication has given the device a 7/10 repairability score, compared to the 8/10 score the Kindle Fire received, not that it really matters to most users, who are certainly not going to pry open their Nexus 7 units in order to replace any faulty components.
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