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[* black] DetachingWith the display cable trapped under a screwed-down bracket, our path is clear.
[* black] Some delamination action. (IfWe like to say that we break things so you don't have to. That's what happened here today. Our product teardowns are our opportunity to learn about how a new device goes together, so that we can develop guide with a repeatable nondestructive procedure for everyone else to use.
[* black] In this case, the OLED panel separated from
the digitizer glass a little too easily for our liking. Super-thin components and no frame or bezel behind the display can be safely separated, this means cheap parts! But so farmake it looks like removingextra sketchy to remove.
[* red] Riding on the back of
the display is pretty damaging)
[* black] Display chips/cables
panel: Synaptics ClearPad [http://www.synaptics.com/company/news/clearpad-touch-solutions|S3708|new_window=true] touch controller
[* black] DetachingWith the display cable trapped under a screwed-down bracket, our path is clear.
[* black] Some delamination action. (IfWe like to say that we break things so you don't have to. That's what happened here today. Our product teardowns are our opportunity to learn about how a new device goes together, so that we can develop guide with a repeatable nondestructive procedure for everyone else to use.
[* black] In this case, the OLED panel separated from
the digitizer glass a little too easily for our liking. Super-thin components and no frame or bezel behind the display can be safely separated, this means cheap parts! But so farmake it looks like removingextra sketchy to remove.
[* red] Riding on the back of
the display is pretty damaging)
[* black] Display chips/cables
panel: Synaptics ClearPad [http://www.synaptics.com/company/news/clearpad-touch-solutions|S3708|new_window=true] touch controller

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