After the motherboard, there isn't much left in the barrel. That's not a bad thing, especially when each part comes out easily and in one piece.
First we fish out the fingerprint sensor, complete with its wavy tail flex cable.
Next, these plastic rails—serving dual purposes as both cabling routers and brackets which press the squeeze sensors in place.
Down at the bottom edge, we find a modular USB-C port! This is a welcome design for this high-wear component, especially since the 3a does not offer wireless charging.
The headphone jack also makes a cool modular comeback.
Down south we also spot the vibration motor—a small, round LRA (Linear Resonant Actuator) as found in just about every smartphone not made by Apple or Google. No fancy precision haptic motor for this Pixel.
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