teardown

iFixit Galaxy Buds teardown: AirPods these are not

If you make a habit of following iFixit’s phone teardowns, then you know that things are often pretty dire for the do-it-yourselfers of the world.

iFixit Galaxy S10 teardown has great news for folks who love a challenge

In this era of super expensive flagship phones, questions of repairability are more relevant than ever. After all, if you’re going to shell out $900,

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 teardown reveals slider phone’s magnetic tricks

Before foldable phones and buttonless phones became the center of attraction of the mobile market, there were slider phones. Honor, Lenovo, and, of course, Xiaomi

The Great 400mm f/2.8 Teardown Competition. Part 1 – The Canon 400mm f/2.8 L IS III

We tend to not publish tear-downs of super-telephoto lenses. They’re big and heavy, always well made and well engineered, like you would expect in something that

Honor Magic 2 teardown reveals its magic tricks

Vivo and OPPO have started the elevating camera trend but it seems that they have also ended it with the NEX S and Find X,

The latest Apple teardowns have surprisingly good news

Fans of DIY gadget repairs haven’t had much good news over the past few years, but there are signs the tides may be changing –

OnePlus 6T teardown reveals under-screen camera secrets

As magical as fingerprint on displays or FoDs might sound, they are not so different from their regular optical sensor counterparts. They are practically just

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Teardown

Introduction Right in the middle of the grand finale of this year’s flagship smartphone season, Huawei throws their last big fighter into the ring: the

LensRentals Nikon Z7 Teardown: “The best built mirrorless full-frame camera we’ve taken apart”

“The best built mirrorless full-frame camera we’ve taken apart.” This is how Lensrentals describes the Nikon Z7 in their newly-published teardown. These are very strong words

Lensrentals Canon EOS R teardown: What’s inside Canon’s new full-frame mirrorless camera?

For Canon fans in particular, the announcement of the new full-frame mirrorless camera, the Canon EOS R, was met with a lot of excitement. For Roger

Acer Predator X27 review: 4K, 144Hz G-Sync HDR is the Holy Grail of gaming monitors, with quirks

The Acer Predator X27 is one of the first G-Sync HDR displays and checks every box you could ask for despite some bleeding-edge quirks and

Google Pixel 3 rumors – UPDATED : Wireless charging, a giant screen, and no more secrets

The third generation of Google’s Pixel flagship phone is due to land this fall, and we already know a lot about it. The year of

Surface Go teardown reveals one saving grace

Microsoft’s Surface Go may be cheap, but you pay for that in dire repairability and hardware that’s practically disposable, a teardown of the tablet has

Google Pixel 3 rumors: A giant notch, big bezels, and an intriguing dock

The third generation of Google’s Pixel flagship phone is due to land this fall, and we already know a lot about it. The year of

Galaxy Note 9 S Pen: Fans obsess over new details

Apparently the Galaxy Note 9 is coming with a new S Pen, one that’s advanced beyond the past several generations of the smartphone. It’s not

OnePlus 6 teardown reveals real water resistance rating

The newly launched OnePlus 6 has already been torn down once, and that didn’t exactly end on a high note. That said, iFixit’s process was

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Teardown

Introduction While phone makers and operating system developers of dubious numeracy skip straight from eight to ten, Samsung stays strong and gives us the Samsung

Xbox One X Review

PROS High quality console performance Form factor smaller and more slick than predecessors Backwards compatible with a wide variety of games Compatible with previous Xbox

Essential PH-1 review: A beautiful blank slate

Andy Rubin was disillusioned. He helped build the Android operating system. He watched as Google acquired the company, and he steered development on the mobile OS

Hands On with ASUS ROG Avalon : A Teardown Video

During Computex 2016, as part of their 10-Years of the Republic of Gamers’ celebrations and showcase, ASUS surprised me with a new take on the

The Hoverboard You Should Get (So Far)

Whether hoverboards are this year’s Tickle Me Elmo or the beginning of a true movement in, well, movement is yet to be seen. Either way,

Surface Pro 4 iFixit teardown earns a terrible score of 2

It’s hard to deny that the latest Surface Pro 4 is Microsoft’s most beautiful device yet, but you do know what they say about beauty

Galaxy Note 5 teardown reveals difficult to repair LCD

For the most part if your smartphone display breaks odds are you will be taking it somewhere to get the screen replaced. If you are

Google OnHub teardown reveals low repairability

Google’s OnHub router has been given the teardown treatment, and the conclusion is that if you must repair something in the device, you’ll probably find

Sony Xperia Z5 using dual heat pipes to curb thermal woes

Perhaps miracles do happen. Although the recently revealed Xperia Z5basically has the same specs as the Xperia Z3+/Z4, it might not have one of its

iPod touch 6th gen gutted by iFixit, scores low for repairability

  iFixit has been taking apart just about every new gadget that comes along for years now. The gutting of the devices is under the

Trying the iOS 9 public beta is easier than you think

Apple isn’t releasing iOS 9 until this fall, but if you can’t wait for a taste of the new iPhone and iPad software, the public

iFixit’s LG G4 teardown gets 8 out of 10 in repairability

iFixit is back with what they do best: another teardown and analysis of a new mobile device. This time they’ve tackled the new LG G4,