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[title] Final Thoughts
[* black] Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 earns a '''1 out of 10''' on our repairability scale (10 is the easiest to repair):
[* green] To the extent that screws are used, they are all standard Torx fasteners.
[* yellow] This tablet still has a headphone jack, which is modular and replaceable, if you can get to it.
[* red] All repairs require first removing the display assembly—which is stubbornly glued in place, expensive, and prone to shattering.
[* red] The battery is firmly glued in place, with its connector pinned under the motherboard—requiring near-total disassembly for service.
[* red] Once upon a time, Surface Pro storage was removable—but not in this version.
[* red] Complex construction makes all disassembly and reassembly tedious in comparison to other tablets.