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Verizon iPhone 4 Repairability Score: 6 out of 10 (10 is easiest to repair)

The iPhone 4 is held together primarily with [lots of] screws, sans tabs, and limited adhesive.

The rear panel and battery are both easy to remove and replace (provided you have the right screwdriver).

Apple is using Pentalobe screws to secure the rear panel and keep people out.

The LCD and glass are fused together, making repairing a cracked front panel more costly.

During disassembly, your finger oils interfere with the iPhone 4's RF grounding contact points, so we recommend you wear gloves while performing any repairs.

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