Skip to main content

Changes to Step #16

Edit by CChin

Edit approved by Adam O'Camb


Step Lines

[* black] While the display glass was held down with some easy-to-slice foam adhesive, the rear glass is a different story.
[* icon_note] We're happy to see that Google still hasn't [guide|97482|given in|stepid=179021|new_window=true] to the full glass back trend. This little bit of glass seems to bridge the gap between durability and antenna transmissivity.
[* black] We suspect this thick pad of sticky adhesive is here as a shock absorber to protect the glass from falls. Whatever the reason, we had to bring plenty of heat to extract it.
[* black] This little antenna-laced cover pops off to reveal the front sensor cable, accessible only from the back after removing the glass.
+[* icon_note] Two Knowles MEMS microphones are found on the flex cable attached to the back of the phone