Teardown Reveals that Nexus 6P is one of the Hardest phones to Repair

It would be fairly appropriate to say that Nexus 6P is the hottest smartphone in the market right now. In fact, the interest is almost at the levels of the good old iPhones, for the first time in a Nexus device, such has been the popularity of the Nexus 6P. And one of the reasons for this to happen has been the premium design language and the materials that the Nexus 6P uses. Add to it the vanilla Android performance that a Nexus phone promises, the Nexus 6P has pretty much overshadowed the Nexus 5X in every department except one.

Nexus 6P

Teardown experts, iFixit, who take it upon themselves to tear and open every phone apart to check how easily a phone is repairable, has given the Nexus 6P a paltry 2 out of 10. This is in contrast to the Nexus 5X which has received a generous 7. The reason for the low score seems to be the problem with finding the screws to unhook the phone which are located right below the glass visor housing the camera module of the device, which in itself is a task to take off as it has been planted over the body thanks to the excessive usage of adhesive.

The phone in itself uses a lot of glue to put the parts together, which is a part problem why the scores of repairability are low as disassembling and assembling them later on can be a major problem. You can catch the details of the teardown right here.

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