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BlackBerry PlayBook Repairability Score: 7 out of 10 (10 is easiest to repair)

The rear cover comes off easily with a couple of pries from the plastic opening tool.

The LCD is not fused to the glass, making the glass repair easier on the wallet.

You have to dig through the entire device if you need to replace your cracked glass, but the mid-plane assembly comes out easily with all components attached.

Other components (cameras, headphone jack, etc.) come out easily. However, there are usually two or three components attached to the same ribbon cable, increasing replacement cost if only one component fails.

You'll need to remove the motherboard if you'd like to replace the battery -- which is glued to the mid-plane assembly.

Front glass panel has a metal frame glued to it, which you'll need to separate with a heat gun if the glass cracks.

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