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分解難易度が満点のデバイスは分解が容易でサービスマニュアルがあるため、比較的安価で修理ができます。評価のポイントはデバイス本体の分解のしやすさ、本体留め具のタイプ、本体内部の主要部品を取り替える際の難易度を基につけられています。また、アップグレードのしやすさ、専用の工具がなくても修理可能か、部品のモジュール性についても評価されています。

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Samsung Galaxy Note10 Plus 5G
  • Every repair starts with painstakingly un-gluing the fragile glass rear cover.
  • Replacing the glued-down battery is tougher than ever, especially with board interconnect cables to work around.
  • Equally-sized Phillips fasteners means you only need to bring one driver for repairs.

3

Shift 6m
  • Battery and screen repairs are prioritized.
  • Throughout the phone only one type of screw head and length.
  • Manufacturer provides a few repair guides and a screwdriver is shipped with the phone.

9

Huawei Mate 20 X 5G
  • 接着剤で固定されたフロントと背面がガラス製の構造は、ひび割れの可能性が高くなります。そして修理始めに取りかかる作業が、複雑になります。
  • スクリーンを交換するには、デバイス全体を解体に近い状態にしなければなりません。
  • 多くのコンポーネントがモジュールで、個別で交換が可能です。

4

Google Pixel 3a XL
  • 多くのコンポーネントがモジュールで、ディスプレイアセンブリを外せば簡単にパーツの交換ができます。
  • 修理しやすい延伸剥離タイプの接着剤がバッテリーを固定しています。
  • 内部コンポーネントを繋ぐ、長くて薄いリボンケーブル周辺での作業は最適とは言えず、誤ってケーブルを切断してしまいやすいでしょう。

6

Google Pixel 3a
  • 多くのコンポーネントがモジュールで、ディスプレイアセンブリを外せば簡単にパーツの交換ができます。
  • 修理しやすい延伸剥離タイプの接着剤がバッテリーを固定しています。
  • 内部コンポーネントを繋ぐ、長くて薄いリボンケーブル周辺での作業は最適とは言えず、誤ってケーブルを切断してしまいやすいでしょう。

6

Samsung Galaxy Fold
  • The mechanics involved in the fold are likely to wear over time, causing stress to hinges and display, necessitating eventual replacement.
  • The lack of protection and fragility of the main display mean you'll almost certainly be replacing the screen before long—a pricey repair.
  • Battery replacements are possible, but unnecessarily difficult—solvents help, but risk damage to the display supports.

2

Samsung Galaxy S10
  • バッテリーの交換は可能ですが、不必要に難しい作業です。
  • 接着剤で固定された両面ガラス構造は、ひび割れのリスクが高くなり、最初の修理が難しくなります。
  • プラスネジ用ドライバー1本のみで、修理ができます。

3

Huawei Mate 20 Pro
  • Glued-down front and back glass means greater risk of breakage while making repairs difficult to start.
  • Screen repairs require a lot of disassembly while battling tough adhesive.
  • Many components are modular and can be replaced independently.

4

iPhone XR
  • ディスプレイから開口する方法、簡単にバッテリーにアクセスできるデザイン
  • 壊れたディスプレイは最小限のハードウェアを取り出すだけで交換が可能です。そしてFace IDも簡単に保存できます。
  • フロントとバックをガラスで覆われているということは、ひび割れの確率が倍増します。壊れたバックガラスの修理はカシス全体を交換しなければなりません。

6

Google Pixel 3
  • ディスプレイ修理は前モデルよりも難易度が増しました。デバイス全体の解体が必要です。
  • コンポーネントを交換するには、ガラス製リアパネルに付けられた接着剤を剥がさなければなりません。(そして修理後、接着剤を付ける作業が待っています)
  • 唯一使用されている標準型ネジはT3トルクスファスナーネジです。

4

Google Pixel 3 XL
  • ディスプレイ修理は前モデルよりも難易度が増しました。デバイス全体の解体が必要です。
  • コンポーネントを交換するには、ガラス製リアパネルに付けられた接着剤を剥がさなければなりません。(そして修理後、接着剤を付ける作業が待っています)
  • 唯一使用されている標準型ネジはT3トルクスファスナーネジです。

4

iPhone XS
  • 最も修理の必然性が高いディスプレイとバッテリーはiPhoneのデザインにおいて配慮されています。
  • 生体認証システムFace IDハードウェアを取り出さずに、壊れたディスプレイの交換ができます。
  • デバイス本体を落下してしまうと正面と背面ガラスのダメージが倍増します。背面ガラスが割れてしまうと、全コンポーネントを取り出して、シャーシ全体を交換しなければなりません。

6

LG G7 Thin Q
  • Front and back glass make for double the crackability, and strong adhesive on both makes it tough to access the internals for any repair.
  • Screen repair, the most common type repair, is not prioritized, requiring an almost complete disassembly while battling tough adhesive.
  • Lots of components are modular and can be replaced independently.

4

OnePlus 6
  • 多くの修理に共通することですが、デザインにディスプレイの交換は配慮されていません。そのため交換作業にはかなりの労力が必要です。
  • フロントと裏面のガラスはひび割れの確率が倍増します。ー例えば、ワイヤレス充電機能の便利さがないとしてもです。
  • バッテリーはデバイス本体を開けると直接アクセスできます。バッテリーには少量の接着剤しか付けられていません。その上、便利なバッテリー用プルタブが付いています。

5

Huawei P20 Pro
  • Double the risk for breakage with glass front and back.
  • Replacing the screen requires going through at least two layers of adhesive and some disassembly.
  • Many components are modular and can be replaced independently.

4

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
  • 前面と背面のガラスが接着剤で固められているので破壊してしまうリスクがあり、さらに修理を始めることを難しくしています。
  • スクリーンの修理を行うには強固な接着剤と戦う一方で、多くのパーツを分解しなければなりません。
  • 多くのコンポーネントがモジュール化されており、独立して交換することが出来ます

4

Samsung Galaxy S9
  • 両面ガラスが接着剤で固められているため、修理の際にはガラスを割ってしまう可能性があります。このため修理の第一段階が困難です。
  • スクリーンの修理は多量に付けられた接着剤と格闘する一方で、沢山のパーツを解体しなければなりません。
  • 多くのコンポーネントがモジュール式で個別に交換が可能です。

4

iPhone X
  • ディスプレイとバッテリーの修理はiPhoneの中で最も優先順位が高いパーツです。
  • ヒビが入ってしまったディスプレイは生体認証機能のFace ID ハードウェアを交換せずに修理ができます。
  • ケーブルが複雑なアセンブリの中に分け目なく繋がっています。ーこれを交換するには経費が重なり、交換作業は困難です。

6

Google Pixel 2 XL
  • 多くの部品がモジュール式で、ディスプレイアセンブリを取り外すと交換できます。
  • ねじはすべて#00プラスねじで、9本しか使用されていません。
  • バッテリーからプルタブ粘着剤が消えたことと、固い壁で囲まれた取り付け方式により、取り外しがかなり困難になっています。

6

Google Pixel 2
  • フロントパネルはとても簡単に取り外し、交換ができる。
  • 標準型ネジが全体に使用されています。
  • ケーブルの配置により、バッテリーの交換が必要以上に困難になります。

6

Huawei Mate 10 Pro
  • A damaged front camera means switching the whole display including the frame, or damaging the display while trying to remove it.
  • And replacing the display—the most common repair—means taking out almost every component.
  • Despite the IP67-rated seals, the back cover is fairly easy to open.

4

iPhone 8 Plus
  • 適切な知識とツールがあればディスプレイとバッテリーはすぐにアクセスできます。
  • ワイヤレス充電の導入により、壊れやすいLightning ポートが消耗しにくくなりました。
  • 言われてきた耐久性とは異なり、バックパネルのガラスは壊れやすく、ひびが入ってしまうと交換はほぼ不可能に近いです。

6

iPhone 8
  • 最もよく修理されるコンポーネントのディスプレイとバッテリーは標準ツールと適切な知識があればすぐにアクセスできます。
  • ワイヤレス充電の導入により、壊れやすいLightning ポートが消耗しにくくなりました。
  • 背面ガラスの耐久性については時間が経過しなければ判断できませんーしかし、交換の場合は非常に困難な作業となります。

6

Samsung Galaxy Note8
  • 全ての修理にはガラスのリアパネルを外さなければなりません。この作業は多量の圧着剤との戦いになるため困難です。
  • ディスプレイの交換はガラスのリアパネルとディスプレイを外さなければなりません。どちらも壊れやすい上に、頑丈な圧着剤で固定されています。
  • 使用を続けると疲弊する多くのコンポーネントがモジュール式で、個別に交換が可能です。

4

Essential Phone
  • USB-Cはマザーボードに半田付けされており、外付けしないかぎりヘッドフォンジャックはありません。
  • とても見えにくいシームと多量の圧着剤によって、修理という行為が同時にダメージをもたらすいう負債を負ってしまいます。
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1

Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition
  • 正面/背面ガラスで覆われているため、クラック(ひび割れ)の可能性が倍になります。背面ガラス上に留められた頑丈な接着剤がデバイスの開口を妨げます。
  • カーブしたデザインのスクリーンのため、ディスプレイの破壊なしでは正面ガラスの交換が不可能と思われます。
  • 多くのコンポーネントがモジュール式で個別に交換が可能です。

4

OnePlus 5
  • 全て標準ネジが使用されています。
  • OnePlus 5のディスプレイは、再利用可能なプラスチックのクリップで簡単に固定されています。
  • ディスプレイとガラスは融合されており、ホームボタンはディスプレイアセンブリに組み込まれています。そのため、ディスプレイ、ガラス、ホームボタン全ての修理は複雑な作業となり、修理費は高額になります。

7

Samsung Galaxy S8
  • 正面と背面のガラスが合わさっているため、作業中にひびが入ってしまう可能性が倍増します。そして両側に留められた頑丈な接着剤によって、修理の必要な内部パーツへのアクセスを阻んでいます。
  • カーブしたスクリーンのため、ディスプレイを壊さないで正面ガラスを交換することは極めて困難です。
  • コンポーネントの多くがモジュルー式です。そのため、個別に交換が可能です。

4

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
  • 全面ガラス張りのため、ひび割れの確率が倍増します。そして両側に留められた強力な接着剤が修理のための内部アクセスを困難にします。
  • なめらかな曲線をもつスクリーンのため、ディスプレイを壊さないで正面ガラスを交換することは極めて困難です。
  • 多くのコンポーネントがモジュラータイプのため、個別でパーツを交換できます。

4

LG G6
  • Front and back glass doubles the crackability, and strong adhesive on both makes it tough to begin any repair.
  • Components adhered to the back of a fused display assembly.
  • Many components are modular and can be replaced independently.

5

Huawei Mate 9
  • Replacing a broken display, one of the most common repairs, will be one of the most difficult ones on this phablet.
  • The battery is trapped behind some flex cables and is glued tightly into place, but still can be swapped out when its power starts to fade away.
  • Most of the components—like both camera units, the loudspeaker, and the USB board—can be replaced. Even the proximity sensor and the NFC antenna are modular.

5

Google Pixel
  • バッテリーは取り外し可能で簡単に交換できる接着タブで装着されています。
  • 多くのコンポーネントはモジュール式であり、別々に交換することができる。
  • フューズされた画面は薄く不安定で、他のコンポーネントにアクセスするには取り外さなければなりません。

7

Google Pixel XL
  • Many components are modular and can easily be replaced once the display assembly is removed.
  • The battery has a removal tab and is adhered by a modest amount of adhesive, making its removal painless.
  • The opening procedure requires prying up a thin, poorly-supported display assembly making it difficult to open the phone without damage.

7

iPhone 7
  • バッテリーは直ぐにアクセス可能です。バッテリーの取り出しには特別なスクリュードライバーが必要で、接着剤除去の技術も要ります。ですが、難しくありません。
  • 新しくなったソリッドステートのホームボタンはこれまで挙げられてきた共通の失敗点を振るい落としました。
  • トライウィングネジの追加に伴い、多くのiPhone7の修理には最大4つのタイプのドライバーが必要となります。

7

iPhone 7 Plus
  • バッテリーは直ぐにアクセスできます。バッテリーの取り出しには特別なスクリュードライバーが必要で、接着剤除去の技術も要ります。ですが、難しくありません。
  • ソリッドステートの新ホームボタンはこれまで挙げられてきた共通の失敗点を振るい落としました。
  • トライウィングネジの追加に伴い、多くのiPhone7 Plusの修理には最大4つのタイプのドライバーが必要となります。

7

Sony Xperia X Compact
  • Modular design allows for replacement of many individual components.
  • Battery is fairly easy to access and remove, but requires removal of the delicate NFC antenna to replace.
  • Adhesive used throughout will need to be replaced during reassembly, and may never be as waterproof again.

6

Moto Z
  • Pull-tab on battery, easy to access once you have the device open.
  • Modular assembly allows independent replacement of many components
  • Charging port soldered to the motherboard means a common repair will be very expensive.

7

Samsung Galaxy Note7
  • Front and back glass make for double the crackability, and strong adhesive on the rear glass makes it very difficult to gain entry into the device.
  • Because of the curved screen, replacing the front glass without destroying the display is probably impossible.
  • Many components are modular and can be replaced independently.

4

Asus Zenfone 3 Max
  • Battery is easily accessible and removable.
  • Parts could be more modular, especially mechanical/high wear components.
  • The opening procedure is extremely tough, clips are stiff and likely to be broken, and the SIM slot bends easily.

6

Meizu MX6
  • The display assembly is the first component out, simplifying screen repairs.
  • Modular components with spring contacts, large screws, and thoughtful cabling all make repair cheaper and easier.
  • The MX6 uses Pentalobe security screws on the exterior, requiring a specialty screwdriver to open the phone before any repair.

7

LG G5
  • The user-removable, slide-out battery is a huge boon to phone lifespan.
  • No glue and few screws make for a relatively simple opening procedure.
  • The fused display assembly will need to be replaced if the LCD or glass breaks, increasing costs.

8

Vivo X7 Plus
  • Battery is fairly easily accessible and removable.
  • Parts could be more modular, especially mechanical/high wear components.
  • The single unit display assembly is annoying to reach, and will be a costly part.

7

Vivo X7
  • Battery is fairly easily accessible and removable.
  • Parts could be more modular, especially mechanical/high wear components.
  • The opening procedure is extremely tough, clips are very stiff and likely to be broken.

6

Huawei P9
  • Modular components with spring contacts, thoughtful cabling, and minimal adhesive all make repair cheaper and easier.
  • The battery is straightforward to access. Removing it requires knowledge of the adhesive removal technique, but is not difficult.
  • The display assembly is a fused unit, and replacement requires near complete disassembly of the phone.

7

Xiaomi Mi 5
  • The motherboard and battery can be replaced independently and easily.
  • Most components are modular and can be replaced independently.
  • The display is difficult to replace, requiring complete disassembly and purchasing consumables.

6

iPhone SE
  • ディスプレイアセンブリはデバイス本体から一番最初に取り外れるコンポーネントです。スクリーンの交換は簡単です。
  • バッテリーは技術的には”ユーザー自身で交換できる”と扱われていませんが、とても簡単にアクセスできます。
  • 修理中、デバイスを開口する際に十分注意していなければ、Touch IDケーブルが簡単にソケットから切断してしまいます。

6

Oppo R9m
  • Battery is fairly easily accessible and removable.
  • Most components are extremely modular making for cheaper repairs.
  • The opening procedure is extremely tough, clips are very stiff and likely to be broken.

7

Samsung Galaxy S7
  • The display needs to be removed (and likely destroyed) if you want to replace the USB port.
  • Front and back glass make for double the crackability, and strong adhesive on the rear glass makes it very difficult to gain entry into the device.
  • Many components are modular and can be replaced independently.

3

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
  • The display needs to be removed (and likely destroyed) if you want to replace the USB port.
  • Front and back glass make for double the crackability, and strong adhesive on the rear glass makes it very difficult to gain entry into the device.
  • Many components are modular and can be replaced independently.

3

Lenovo K5 Note
  • Battery is replaceable with just a couple of tools.
  • A single Phillips 00 driver takes care of all the screws.
  • Replacing the display assembly requires removing every other component from the device first.

6

Fairphone 2
  • The most commonly failing components, battery and display, can be replaced without tools.
  • Internal modules are secured with Phillips #0 screws and simple spring connectors.
  • Individual modules can be opened, and many components can be individually replaced.

10

Huawei Mate 8
  • Many components are modular and can be individually replaced.
  • Opening the phone requires only a Torx screwdriver and a prying tool (No adhesive holding it together).
  • A tamper evident sticker must be removed when disconnecting the battery.

6

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
  • Despite no external screws, the rear case is fairly easy to remove.
  • Battery is easy to access and remove.
  • Display assembly is a single fused component, that requires disassembling the entire phone to replace.

8

Wiko Pulp 4G Phone
  • Replacing the battery is easy as pie with the swappable back cover.
  • This phone doesn't use excessive glue nor proprietary screws—we found only Phillips throughout the entirety.
  • Unfortunately, the components on the daughterboard are soldered on, making a repair on an individual component difficult.

7

iPhone 6s
  • ディスプレイアセンブリはこれまで通り一番最初に取り外せるパーツで、スクリーンの修理は簡単です。
  • バッテリーへのアクセスは直接できます。バッテリーを取り出すにはApple独自のペンタローブネジ用のドライバーが必要で、接着剤除去の技術を熟知していなければなりません。
  • iPhone 6sの外ケースにApple独自のペンタロープネジが使用されています。取り外しには特殊なドライバーが必要です。

7

iPhone 6s Plus
  • このモデルもディスプレイアセンブリが一番最初に取り出すパーツです。このデザインはスクリーンの交換を比較的簡単にしてくれます。
  • バッテリーへのアクセスは直接できます。バッテリーを取りだす際にはApple独自のペンタローブネジ用ドライバーが必要で、圧着剤除去の技術を知っている必要があります。しかし、難しくはありません。
  • iPhone 6s PlusもApple独自のペンタローブネジが外付けケースに使用されています。そのため、このネジを取り外す際には専用のドライバーが必要です。

7

Nexus 5X
  • Many components are modular and can be replaced independently.
  • Standard Phillips screws means a driver is easy to find.
  • Fused display assembly—glass and LCD will need to be replaced together if one or the other breaks.

7

Nexus 6P
  • It's very difficult—although not impossible—to open the device without damaging the glass camera cover. Because of the unibody design, this makes every component extremely difficult to replace.
  • The display assembly cannot be replaced without tunneling through the entire phone. This makes one of the most common repairs, a damaged screen, difficult to accomplish.
  • Tough adhesive holds the rear cover panels and battery in place.

2

OnePlus 2
  • A single (non-proprietary) screw head decreases cost of tools for repairs.
  • Many components are modular and can be replaced independently.
  • The LCD and digitizer glass are fused together and must be replaced as a single part; heat is required to remove it from the midframe.

7

Shift 5.1
  • Cover and battery are easy to remove and can be swapped without using tools.
  • No excessive glue and no proprietary screws are used, only Phillips #000.
  • Lots of components and connectors are soldered to the motherboard. They could be soldered by hand if needed but this makes repairs more difficult.

6

LG G4
  • Rear panel and battery can be removed with no tools.
  • Many components are modular and can be replaced independently.
  • Fused display assembly—glass and LCD will need to be replaced together if one or the other breaks.

8

Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Front and back glass make for double the crackability, and strong adhesive on the rear glass makes it very difficult to gain entry into the device.
  • Replacing the glass without destroying the display is probably impossible.
  • Many components are modular and can be replaced independently.

4

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
  • Front and back glass make for double the crackability, and strong adhesive on the rear glass makes it very difficult to gain entry into the device.
  • The battery is very tightly adhered to the back of the display, and buried beneath the midframe and motherboard.
  • Many components are modular and can be replaced independently.

3

HTC One M9
  • The battery is buried beneath the motherboard and adhered to the midframe, hindering its replacement.
  • The display assembly cannot be replaced without tunneling through the entire phone. This makes one of most common repairs—a damaged screen—very difficult to accomplish.
  • Intense adhesives make many components difficult, and even dangerous, to remove and replace.

2

Nexus 6
  • Pressure contacts and cable connectors make the modular components (cameras, buttons, headphone jack) easy to replace.
  • The Nexus 6 uses a single kind of screw, although it's a fairly uncommon size (T3).
  • Several components (vibrator, SIM slot, speaker, USB port) are soldered directly to the motherboard and will be more difficult to replace than if they were connected by cable.

7

iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone 5シリーズのデザインを継承しています。ディスプレイアセンブリがデバイスから一番最初に外れるため、スクリーンの交換は簡単です。
  • バッテリーは直接アクセスできます。バッテリーを取り外すには専用のペンタロープネジ用ドライバーが必要です。また同時に圧着剤の取り外しの技術が求められますが、難しくありません。
  • iPhone 6 Plusでは依然として専用のペンタロープネジが外付けケースに使用されています。このネジを外すには専用のドライバーが必要です。

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iPhone 6
  • iPhone 5シリーズからのトレンドを継続して、ディスプレイアセンブリはiPhone本体から一番最初に外れます。スクリーンの修理は難しくありません。
  • バッテリーは直接アクセスができます。Apple独自のペンタローブネジ用ドライバーが取り外しに必要です。圧着剤を除去する技術を知る必要がありますが、この作業は難しくありません。
  • 変わらずiPhone 6はApple独自のペンタローブネジが外付けケースに使用されています。このネジに対応できる特別なドライバーが必要です。

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha
  • The display assembly is held in with a significant amount of adhesive and requires very careful prying and a considerable amount of heat to remove without cracking the thin glass or cutting cables.
  • Replacing anything other than the battery requires first removing the display, risking extra damage on the way to a repair.
  • The battery is incredibly easy to remove and replace.

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Amazon Fire Phone
  • Tons of cables and connectors make disassembly tedious and reassembly difficult.
  • The four Dynamic Perspective cameras are encased in glue. Replacement will mean heat and cutting.
  • External, non-proprietary screws means no adhesive holding the device together, and an easier time getting in.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
  • Replacing anything other than the battery requires first removing the display, risking extra damage on the way to a repair.
  • The display is now one of the first components out, making its replacement a little faster. However, it is held in with a significant amount of adhesive and requires very careful and persistent prying, as well as a considerable amount of heat to remove without cracking the glass or cutting cables.
  • The battery is incredibly easy to remove and replace.

5

OnePlus One
  • With its connector trapped under a plastic panel and several screws, the battery is more of a chore to replace than necessary.
  • The LCD and digitizer glass are fused together and must be replaced as a single part, and they require heat to remove from the midframe.
  • No proprietary screws and only one screw head type decreases cost of tools for repairs.

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Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Replacing anything other than the battery requires first removing the display, risking extra damage on the way to a repair.
  • The display is now one of the first components out, making replacements a little faster. However, it is held in with a significant amount of adhesive and requires very careful and persistent prying and a considerable amount of heat to remove without cracking the glass or cutting cables.
  • The battery is incredibly easy to remove and replace.

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HTC One M8
  • It's very difficult—although no longer impossible—to open the device without damaging the rear case. This makes every component extremely difficult to replace.
  • The battery is buried beneath the motherboard and adhered to the midframe, hindering its replacement.
  • The display assembly cannot be replaced without tunneling through the entire phone. This makes one of most common repairs, a damaged screen, very difficult to accomplish.

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Fairphone 1
  • The battery can be replaced without any tools.
  • It's very easy to open and access the internal components.
  • Several smaller components are soldered to the motherboard, increasing repair difficulty (front-facing camera, vibrator motor, LED flash, and headphone jack).

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Nexus 5
  • Very modular design allows independent replacement of several wear-prone components—like the headphone jack and speakers.
  • Only very mild adhesive holds the battery in place, making it fairly easy to safely remove and replace.
  • The glass and LCD are fused to the display frame. Fixing broken glass will be either expensive or very difficult.

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iPhone 5s
  • Just like in the iPhone 5, the display assembly is the first component out of the phone, simplifying screen replacements.
  • The battery is still fairly easy to access, even though it's not technically "user replaceable."
  • The fingerprint sensor cable could be easily ripped out of its socket if a user is not careful while opening the phone.

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iPhone 5c
  • Just like in the iPhone 5, the display assembly is the first component out of the phone, simplifying screen replacements.
  • The battery is still fairly easy to access, even though it's not technically "user replaceable."
  • Adhesive on the antenna connectors hinder disassembly.

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Motorola Moto X 1st Generation
  • Pressure contacts and cable connectors make the modular components (cameras, buttons, headphone jack and speakers) easy to replace.
  • The Moto X uses a single kind of screw, although it's a fairly uncommon size (T3).
  • Sticky adhesive on the back cover is annoying and will slow opening the phone.

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Samsung Galaxy S4
  • The battery can be replaced in seconds, without any tools.
  • Very easy to open and access internal components.
  • The glass is fused to both the display and the display frame, increasing repair costs.

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HTC One
  • Very, very difficult (possibly impossible?) to open the device without damaging the rear case. This makes every component extremely difficult to replace.
  • The battery is buried beneath the motherboard and adhered to the midframe, hindering its replacement.
  • The display assembly cannot be replaced without removing the rear case—this will make the most common repair, a damaged screen, nearly impossible.

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BlackBerry Z10
  • The battery can be replaced without any tools.
  • Motherboard and display come out with little difficulty and are held in place with little adhesive.
  • Smaller components (headphone jack, camera) are modular and can be replaced individually, but have somewhat strong adhesive holding them in place.

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Nexus 4
  • Removing the back cover requires nothing more than a common screwdriver, a plastic opening tool, and some patience.
  • The entire device only contains four different length screws—all common screw types—for a total of only 15 screws.
  • The battery is stuck to the frame with a lot of adhesive, so removing it without puncturing the battery can be difficult.

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Samsung Galaxy Note II
  • バッテリーは簡単に交換できる。
  • 簡単に内部部品にアクセスできる。
  • 部品がディスプレイ画面背後に溶接されている。

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iPhone 5
  • We're quite happy that the glass/display is the first thing that comes off the iPhone 5. The majority of iPhone repairs are due to a shattered front glass.
  • The battery comes out with a bit of prying once the front panel is removed.
  • The iPhone 5 still uses Pentalobe screws on the exterior, making it more difficult to open the device.

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Samsung Galaxy S III
  • The battery can be replaced without any tools.
  • Very easy to open and access internal components.
  • The glass is fused to both the display and the display frame, increasing repair costs.

8

Motorola Droid 4
  • Keyboard contacts are located on the motherboard, making keyboard replacement costly and difficult.
  • Tons of glue adheres the glue that is securing the glue to the glue that holds the phone together.
  • The lack of security or proprietary screws is a welcome sight.

4

Samsung Galaxy Nexus
  • Battery replacement is incredibly simple thanks to the removable rear panel.
  • Minimal adhesive makes removal of the motherboard and other components a snap.
  • Removing the rear case to access the motherboard and other internals requires a lot of careful prying and guitar-picking.

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Motorola Droid RAZR
  • The front panel is adhered to the AMOLED display, so they must be replaced as one expensive unit.
  • All plastic frames and casing proved to be incredibly tedious to remove, and felt like they would break at any moment.
  • Once the battery and motherboard are within reach, replacement is easy—no soldering required.

4

iPhone 4S
  • The iPhone 4S is still held together primarily with screws and limited adhesive.
  • The rear panel and battery are both easy to remove and replace (provided you have the correct screwdriver).
  • Apple is again using Pentalobe screws to secure the rear panel and keep people out

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Samsung Galaxy Note
  • バッテリーは簡単に交換できる。
  • 簡単に内部部品にアクセスできる。
  • 部品がディスプレイ画面背後に溶接されている。

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Motorola Droid Bionic
  • No tools are necessary for changing the SIM and microSD cards.
  • The battery can be removed in seconds.
  • The phone is held together with a limited number of screws and plastic clips. Adhesive is minimally used in its construction.

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Motorola Droid 3
  • There were no security screws in the entire device.
  • The battery was not soldered to anything and was easy to replace.
  • There is a lot of adhesive holding things together, making disassembly and reassembly difficult.

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Samsung Galaxy S II
  • バッテリーは簡単に交換できる。
  • 簡単に内部部品にアクセスできる。
  • 部品がディスプレイ画面背後に溶接されている。

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Samsung Galaxy S 4G
  • Removing the rear panel to replace the microSD/SIM cards and the battery requires no tools.
  • Attaching components like the headphone jack to separate cables makes their replacement less costly than replacing the entire motherboard.
  • The front panel is adhered to the AMOLED display, so they must be replaced as one expensive unit.

6

iPhone 4 Verizon
  • The iPhone 4 is held together primarily with [lots of] screws, sans tabs, and limited adhesive.
  • The rear panel and battery are both easy to remove and replace (provided you have the right screwdriver).
  • Apple is using Pentalobe screws to secure the rear panel and keep people out.

6

Motorola Atrix 4G
  • The LCD is separable from the glass front panel, making them independently replaceable.
  • The phone is held together with a limited number of screws and plastic clips. Adhesive is minimally used in its construction.
  • The battery can be removed in seconds.

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Nexus S
  • Battery is very easily replaceable -- just remove the back cover to swap it out.
  • The motherboard comes out easily once you're inside, as it's held in place by regular screws and connectors.
  • Front panel is attached with adhesive instead of screws, so it's harder to take off than on the iPhone.

7

HTC Surround
  • Unable to access the internal MicroSDHC card without voiding the warranty.
  • It is very difficult to access the front panel and LCD for replacement.
  • Relatively easy to remove the rear case to replace the battery.

5

Nokia N8
  • The battery, although considered by Nokia not to be user-serviceable, can be easily removed.
  • The AMOLED display easily comes apart from the glass, which means that you can replace the glass and the display independently.
  • Removing the cameras is near-impossible, and requires tedious, potentially detrimental steps.

8

iPhone 3GS
  • LCD and front glass are not fused and can be replaced individually.
  • Standard Phillips screws used throughout.
  • Battery is buried under the logic board, making it difficult to replace.

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iPhone 3G
  • LCD and front glass are not fused and can be replaced individually.
  • Standard Phillips screws used throughout.
  • Battery is buried under the logic board, making it difficult to replace.

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iPhone 1st Generation
  • 隠れさたクリップにダメージを与えずにリアケースを開口することはほぼ不可能にしています。
  • 半田付けされたバッテリーは交換がとても困難です。
  • スタンダードなプラスネジがデバイス全体に使用されています。

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