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[* black] iPhone 5 Repairability: '''7 out of 10''' (10 is easiest to repair)
[* green] 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.
[* green] The battery comes out with a bit of prying once the front panel is removed.
[* yellowred] The iPhone 5 still uses Pentalobe screws on the exterior, making it more difficult to open the device.
[* yellowred] The iPhone 5 still uses Pentalobe screws on the exterior, making it more difficult to open the device.
[* red] The front glass, digitizer, and LCD are all one component, thereby increasing cost of repair.
[* red] Lots of smaller components are soldered to one ribbon cable, increasing the cost of repairing just one component.