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[title] Final Thoughts
[* black] The Pixel XL earns a '''6 out of 10''' on our repairability scale (10 is the easiest to repair):
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green] Many components are modular and can easily be replaced once the display assembly is removed.
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green] The battery has a removal tab and is adhered by a modest amount of adhesive, making its removal painless.
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[*
green] All of the screws are T5 Torx screws.
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[*
red] The opening procedure requires prying up a thin, poorly-supported display assembly making it difficult to open the phone without damage.
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[*
red] In addition to screws, the midframe is secured by snug, press-fit notches that make its removal (and subsequent repairs) laborious.
[* black] The Pixel XL earns a '''6 out of 10''' on our repairability scale (10 is the easiest to repair):
[*
green] Many components are modular and can easily be replaced once the display assembly is removed.
[*

[*
green] The battery has a removal tab and is adhered by a modest amount of adhesive, making its removal painless.
[*

[*
green] All of the screws are T5 Torx screws.
[*

[*
red] The opening procedure requires prying up a thin, poorly-supported display assembly making it difficult to open the phone without damage.
[*

[*
red] In addition to screws, the midframe is secured by snug, press-fit notches that make its removal (and subsequent repairs) laborious.