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, offering a detailed look at each part, as well a few X-ray views of several components. If you’re a new G4 owner and are wondering how well it did, iFixit ranked it a 8 out of 10 in repairability, a very good score! If you’re still thinking of picking one up after this, be sure to check out our review to see what makes it one of the best Android devices available right now.
Among the big reasons the LG G4 scored so well was because of its ease of opening and user-replaceable battery, something that has become less common over the last year in Android smartphones, especially with Samsung’s latest Galaxy S6s. iFixit notes there is a notch that allows the plastic back panel to pop off with little effort, and the battery can just slide out, no tools needed.
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