Samsung Galaxy S21 Teardown Suggests Easy Reparability, Difficult Battery Removal

Samsung Galaxy S21 has undergone a comprehensive-blown teardown and the phone’s reparability is assessed along with. The teardown online video displays the internals of the new Samsung flagship, detailing all the elements the company has crammed into the body and whether or not it is complicated to exchange the battery or not. The teardown reveals that there are foam balls built-in into the major and bottom speaker modules to amplify the seem output even much more. There are rubber protections on the microphone and speaker openings as effectively. The phone’s battery is glued onto the body with adhesive, and there are no built-in pull-tabs.

YouTuber PBKreviews has printed the initially Samsung Galaxy S21 teardown online video on his channel. The online video reveals that the mobile phone has a plastic back again panel that desires to be taken out using heat and a pry decide on. At the major, you will find a wireless charging cable that can easily be disconnected. The YouTuber goes on to get rid of the two 5G mmWave antennas on the sides and displays what the major and bottom speakers appear like. The triple rear digicam set up has optical impression stabilisation (OIS) on the two bottom sensors.

To get rid of the battery, the YouTuber had to utilize some heat from the display screen facet to loosen the adhesive and use pry picks to last but not least get rid of it from the display screen body. He mentions that pull-tabs had been missing on Samsung Galaxy S21 to help the restore person to utilize strain and ease the removing system of the battery. The online video displays that the battery is taken out with some problems but with out creating any injury to any sections on the mobile phone. The moment the battery is taken out, the fingerprint reader is disclosed, and it is viewed to be glued to the screen.

Samsung uses a 3D layered graphite product to dissipate heat from the mobile phone, as a substitute of any copper or vapour chambers. The YouTuber suggests that this does the position “as very good as” other approaches. PBKreviews provides a reparability score of 7.5 out of ten to Samsung Galaxy S21. He suggests that most of the sections are replaceable and the back again plate, in individual, is uncomplicated to get rid of.

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