Two ribbon cables must be disconnected before attempting battery removal.
After difficulty with the display, this pull tab is a welcome sight. Pull tabs make battery removal safer and easier, as prying can damage the battery or other components.
Unfortunately the tab was super delicate, and pulling broke it. We had to resort to prying after all.
Removing the battery, we discover a second pull-tab, previously unseen as it was folded under the battery. Had the second tab been accessible, we might have avoided prying.
Whether the faulty tab was a result of poor quality assurance, we can't say. But two strips of pull-tab adhesive are good marks for repairability.
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