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Nexus 9 Torn Down, Not Very Repair Friendly

Nexus 9 Blown Up 980 image credit - iFixit

iFixit did their typical tear down of new hardware, and this time they tore down the new HTC Nexus 9 from Google and found it to be very repair unfriendly.

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Amazon's Fire Phone, Not Very Repair Friendly

Fire Phone iFixit

iFixit recently tore down Amazon’s supposedly wildly innovative phone. However, they actually had quite a hard time tearing it down. The only phone that beats the Amazon Fire Phone in terms of unrepairability is the HTC One M8. That phone scored a lowly 2 in terms of repairability, but even so, Samsung’s lowest scoring phone (The Galaxy S5) still managed a score of a 5. Repairability will determine how expensive repairs for your phone will cost and whether or not you can do them yourself. On certain phones, some components are simply too bonded together or impossible to take apart and as a result, get

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