iFixit have taken apart the new OnePlus One, to investigate how well the company’s debut smartphone is built and how easy it would be to repair.
The UBREAKIFIX team has gone ahead and taken it all apart, showing us all its components and giving us an idea of how easily repairable it is.
Chipworks have taken apart the new Samsung Galaxy S5, and have compiled a list of virtually everything inside Samsung’s latest flagship handset.
Last years’ HTC One (M7) scored an ignominious 1 on iFixit’s scale, so are things any better with the new HTC One (M8)? A teardown gives us some clues.
iFixit found that the Nexus 5 is highly repairable thanks to its modular design, which makes it easy to replace just the faulty components, and repair-friendly assembly methods, including plastic clips, standard Phillips screws, and just a smidge of adhesive.
iFixit has put together a leaderboard of the devices that it torn down over the years, sorted by their reparability score. We take a look at the top and bottom performers.
The Moto X costs $221 to build, a new teardown apparently reveals, although the number is not confirmed by Motorola.
iFixit notes that the handheld console appears to be solid and well built, which is great news for any device designed to be used on the go.
The hardware experts at iFixit tore the new Nexus 7 to pieces to show the world what’s inside. While the teardown revealed no surprises, the device scored a moderately good repairability score.
The Chromecast has been torn down and the insides were actually surprising. The device contains no complicated parts at all and is really simple underneath.