The iPhone X is Apple’s most premium iPhone to date, but it is still just as easy to repair as any iPhone.
iFixIt published its teardown of the iPhone X, and it earned a surprisingly solid repairability score of 6. That matches the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus’ score and tops the score of 4 for the Galaxy S8 (and Note 8).
Taking the iPhone X apart is just like any other iPhone; you start by unscrewing the two screws flanking the Lightning port. From here, you’ll have to slowly pry the display apart with a suction cup. Once off, the display will still be connected via two ribbons, so you’ll have to be extra careful not to tear them.
One of the main compartments that is accessible right away is the dual camera module that’s secured to the rear with adhesive. After removing a few other parts, including the logic board, you get to the all new dual-cell 2,716mAh battery.
Next will be removing various parts like the True Depth camera, Taptic engine and Lightning port before you get to the wireless charging pad on the back.
Overall, the removing all the parts from the iPhone X is not any harder than the iPhone 8, hence the same repair score from iFixIt. Given how expensive it is to repair the iPhone X, it’s good to know you can do some repairs yourself.
Add magic to your living space with these string lights
String lights add personality and soft light to your living space. Here are some of the best.
Disguise your little one with the help of a themed costume
From avocado halves to hoppy bunnies, costumes speak to every child's unique spirit. And we've collected our favorite options.
The Galaxy S20 Ultra's Space Zoom camera is amazing and a bit creepy
The Galaxy S20 Ultra supports up to 100X zoom, which Samsung calls Space Zoom, but is it any good? Can a phone really product usable photos at 100x zoom? We've got our Galaxy S20 Ultra already so join us to find out!
Find the right wall charger for your new iPhone 12
The new iPhone will not come with a wall charger in the box. If you are looking to buy the phone you will need to buy a charger as well. We've got you covered.