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Edit by Andrew Optimus Goldheart

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[* black] iPhone 5s Repairability: ***6 out of 10*** (10 is easiest to repair)
[* green] Just like in the iPhone 5, the display assembly is the first component out of the phone, simplifying screen replacements.
[* green] The battery is still fairly easy to access, even though it's not technically "user replaceable."
-[* red] The battery has lost the 5's convenient pull tab, and gained more resilient adhesive—it now requires heat and prying to remove.
[* red] The fingerprint sensor cable could be easily ripped out of its socket if a user is not careful while opening the phone.
[* red] The iPhone 5s still uses Pentalobe screws on the exterior, making the 5s difficult to open.
[* red] The front glass, digitizer, and LCD are all one component, thereby increasing cost of repair.