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Fire HD 6 Repairability Score: 8 out of 10 (10 is easiest to repair).

The rear case is very easy to open, granting trouble-free access to the internals.

All the fasteners found inside are T5 Torx screws—one non-proprietary screwdriver is all you need.

Simplistic design and limited functionality means fewer components and less headache for disassembly.

Battery adhesive is much stronger than necessary, which makes disassembly hazardous.

The glass panel is fused to the front plastic frame, meaning a heat gun is required for replacing cracked glass (or you have to replace both components together).

Lack of available replacement parts has limited repair options in other Kindle models. We can only hope this model doesn't share the same fate.

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