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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Gets minimal Repairability Score in iFixit Teardown

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Gets Low Repairability Score in iFixit Teardown

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features a big 4,000mAh electric battery.

Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 9 at a conference in New York early in the day this thirty days, therefore the smartphone came with small updates to its design, upgraded specifications, and a better S Pen. Samsung’s Galaxy Note range is renowned for its reduced repairability score, and iFixit did a teardown regarding the Galaxy Note 9 to see in the event that technology giant had made any modifications now. Sadly, upon dissection, iFixit discovered issues with electric battery replacement, opening up the telephone, and screen repairs aswell and for that reason gave it a reduced repairability score of 4 off 10.

iFixit notes the Galaxy Note 9 is glued as well as powerful glue, and they needed to show it temperature, usage suction, and slice the panel available. When exposed, they found the huge 4,000mAh electric battery become glued straight down, rendering it hard to change. Also, iFixit notes that the battery weighs a lot more than what it weighed in the Galaxy Note 8. Even the S Pen ended up being tough to open without harm.

The DIY restoration site gave the Galaxy Note 9 the lowest repairability rating due to the trouble in replacing battery pack, and maintaining also a small element requires the engineer to ‘painstakingly un-glue (and soon after re-glue) the cup rear panel.’ In addition, ‘display repair works need changing the complete framework or tediously breaking up the gluey cracked cup.’

iFixit has some positives to express concerning the Galaxy Note 9 aswell. It promises that the elements are more modular for simple elimination, and also the screws used tend to be standard Phillips screws rendering it very easy to unscrew all of them. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price in Asia starts from Rs. 67,900 when it comes to 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage space variation, whilst 8GB RAM/ 512GB storage space variation expenses Rs. 84,900

Posted at Tue, 28 Aug 2018 05:30:31 +0000