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iPhone 5 Repairability: 7 out of 10 (10 is easiest to repair) We're quite happy that the glass/display is the first thing that comes off the iPhone 5. The majority of iPhone repairs are due to a shattered front glass.
  • iPhone 5 Repairability: 7 out of 10 (10 is easiest to repair)

  • We're quite happy that the glass/display is the first thing that comes off the iPhone 5. The majority of iPhone repairs are due to a shattered front glass.

  • The battery comes out with a bit of prying once the front panel is removed.

  • The iPhone 5 still uses Pentalobe screws on the exterior, making it more difficult to open the device.

  • The front glass, digitizer, and LCD are all one component, thereby increasing cost of repair.

  • Lots of smaller components are soldered to one ribbon cable, increasing the cost of repairing just one component.

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