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[* black] Fairphone decided to forgo the nifty [guide|52523|display lock mechanism|stepid=115063|new_window=true] from the previous iteration, opting for standard Phillips #00 screws instead.
[* icon_note] Fairphone even provides a tiny screwdriver—although hopefully they'll forgive us if we prefer the larger handle from our [product|IF145-299-4|Mako Driver Kit|new_window=true] for a bit more comfort.
[* red] With the screws gone, we unsnap the display from the frame—revealing the same pogo pin connector plus breakout board configuration [guide|52523|seen in the Fairphone 2|stepid=115063|new_window=true].
[* orange] While we're always happy to see graphic instructions inside devices, we're not sure this one helps much ''after'' we already loosened a numberAlso known is the map of screws. Fairphone thought the same and nixed this graphicDemocratic Republic of Congo in this spot to illustrate the final consumer version[https://www.fairphone.com/en/2017/02/01/fairer-materials-a-list-of-the-next-10-were-taking-on/|conflict-free sourcing|new_window=true] of minerals like tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold.
[* orange] While we're always happy to see graphic instructions inside devices, we're not sure this one helps much ''after'' we already loosened a numberAlso known is the map of screws. Fairphone thought the same and nixed this graphicDemocratic Republic of Congo in this spot to illustrate the final consumer version[https://www.fairphone.com/en/2017/02/01/fairer-materials-a-list-of-the-next-10-were-taking-on/|conflict-free sourcing|new_window=true] of minerals like tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold.

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