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[* black] Our path to victory is clear: remove the Torx screws, free the display, win. A [product|IF145-299|64 bit kit|new_window=true] driverBit Driver Kit|new_window=true] makes short work of the bracket.
[* black] Our path to victory is clear: remove the Torx screws, free the display, win. A [product|IF145-299|64 bit kit|new_window=true] driverBit Driver Kit|new_window=true] makes short work of the bracket.
[* black] We like to say that we break things so you don't have to. That's what happened here today. Teardowns are our opportunity to learn how a new device goes together, so we can develop guides 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 make it extra sketchy to remove, but we'll be working on a better way to get it out next time.
[* icon_note] The Samsung-manufactured display bears the part number AMS546KD09.
[* red] And riding on the back of the display panel: Synaptics ClearPad [http://www.synaptics.com/company/news/clearpad-touch-solutions|S3708|new_window=true] touch controller