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 the sort who prefers to DIY the repairs a new teardown has landed of the Galaxy Note 5 smartphone. Whether or not you ever plan to open your own Note 5, it’s always interesting to see that our gadgets look like on the inside.

The entire teardown spans 22 steps and some parts of it are listed as very difficult, specifically getting the LCD off the frame. The teardown lists that task alone at a difficulty rating of 5 out of 5. The adhesive used is very strong and the LCD is rather fragile so this step may be the hardest of the entire process.

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