teardown

Huawei Mate 20X teardown reveals chinks in Huawei’s 5G armor

Huawei’s future has been in question ever since it has been put on the US’ blacklist, depriving it of access to US hardware and software.

Nokia 9 PureView teardown reveals phone’s excesses

HMD Global’s Nokia phones are best known for their affordability and pure Android experience but seldom can they be considered exciting or exceptional in features

Hands-on: NZXT’s compact H510 Elite blends sleek RGB-infused looks with easy building

The newest addition to NZXT’s popular H-series cases keeps the iconic minimalist look while adding more tempered glass and RGB lighting. The NZXT H510 Elite’s lineage

Xiaomi Mi A3 official teardown suggests repairs will be easy

Almost every high-profile phone gets one form of teardown or another. Sometimes it’s for the sake of discovering what’s inside. Others, like iFixit and JerryRigEverything,

OPPO Reno Teardown reveals a lot of surprises

Smartphones have almost become boring affairs when it came to teardowns but not in a good way. Most of them tout increased durability and ruggedness

New 13-inch MacBook Pro teardown finds improved battery and non-upgradable SSD

Apple’s new 13-inch MacBook Pro has been given the teardown treatment over at iFixit, with some interesting revelations concerning the battery, keyboard, SSD and more.

MacBook Pro 13-inch 2019 teardown reveals one bright spot

There’s a new MacBook Pro in town, and the first teardown has some not-so-great news for those looking to repair or update hardware on their

ASUS ZenFone 6 teardown is full of strange surprises

We’ve seen all sorts of party tricks OEMs have used to have a more or less completely bezel-less screen. Those ranged from popup cameras to

Google Pixel 3a teardown confirms its repair-friendly design

If you’re looking for the best-looking smartphones in the market, Google’s Pixel phones might not make it to the top of the list. Especially the

OnePlus 7 Pro teardown reveals more secrets, good and bad

The OnePlus 7 Pro is supposed to be the company’s big bet for 2019 but, just like Samsung’s Galaxy Fold and Honor’s 20 Pro, things

Apple improved the 2019 MacBook Pro keyboards after all, iFixit uncovers

Apple didn’t just improve the processors within its existing MacBook Pro models, but apparently the company has also improved the keyboards that these refreshed laptops

LG G8 ThinQ teardown reveals one giant repair problem

LG’s phones are good, sometimes even great, but often get swept aside by more sensational phones from Samsung, Apple, Google, and even OnePlus. That doesn’t

Pixel 3a and 3a XL iFixit teardown bodes well for repairs

The Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL were everything we expected them to be from leaks. That said, there were also some disappointing details we

Samsung asks iFixit to take down Galaxy Fold teardown

It has barely been three years since the Galaxy Note 7 started catching fire and here is Samsung again trying to fend off one of

Samsung Galaxy Fold iFixit teardown exposes fragile phone’s big problem

Many of you have probably figured this out by now, but the Galaxy Fold is a delicate device. After a number of reviewers reported problems

The Huawei P30 Pro’s 50x Periscope Zoom Camera Looks Amazing Inside

The periscope zoom camera in the new Huawei P30 Pro (or the Oppo Reno) blows our mind. It feels like magic to have this power in a phone, and its

Huawei P30 Pro teardown shows periscope-style camera guts

People are getting mad, and rightfully so, over the “accidentally” breaking $2,000 Galaxy Fold phone but price doesn’t seem to be enough of a deterrent

Teardown shows how tough the Galaxy Fold will be to repair

If the idea of cracking open a $2000 piece of hardware to see what makes it tick fills you with a sense of dread, then

Huawei P30 Pro iFixit teardown reveals interesting design choices

Smartphones today, especially the expensive flagships, have become more powerful and sophisticated but the literal price to pay is increased cost and difficulty in repairs.

iFixit iPad Air 3 teardown is disappointingly familiar

A day after ripping the 5th-generation iPad mini to pieces, iFixit is back and doing the same thing to the new iPad Air. Announced alongside

Teardown Shows New iPad Air Is Essentially an Old iPad Pro

If you thought the newly reborn iPad Air seemed familiar, you’re not wrong. A new report shows that the slate features plenty of similarities with Apple’s 10.5-inch iPad

iFixit iPad mini 5 teardown finds its mortal enemy inside

After many years of waiting, Apple has finally refreshed the iPad mini line with a new device for 2019. As always, that means the folks

iFixit AirPods 2 teardown is just as ugly as the first

When the original AirPods first released, iFixit did what it usually does and cracked them open to find out just how repairable they are. The

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