teardown

Xperia Tablet S pulled apart, put back together in Sony teardown

Normally when we talk about teardowns here on Android Community, they're conducted by a third party organization and are meant to give us not only a better idea of the hardware inside, but also the price of all the parts included in the device. That isn't the case with this teardown of the Xperia Tablet S, as Sony has decided to conduct the teardown itself. As a result, the company won't be telling us the combined price of all of the components, but we still get a close look at the tablet's innards nonetheless.

Nexus 7 gets the iFixit teardown treatment

If you're the type that love to see the insides of your device yet don't dare do the deed yourself, iFixit has you covered. In their usual fashion they've cracked open the brand new Google Nexus 7 Tablet to reveal everything under the hood. Showing us that this clean design also has clean innards -- and a huge battery. More pictures provided below.

Samsung Galaxy S III gets the teardown treatment

Rumor, leak, speculation, pre-announcement, announcement, release, root, recovery, custom ROM, waiting for new software releases, replacement. Such is the life cycle for a modern Android phone (though not necessarily in that order). For major phones, a teardown from the dedicated folks at iFixIt has also become pretty commonplace, and the latest to get the treatment is the Galaxy S III.

Motorola DROID 4 cracked open by iFixit

In the familiar and usual iFixit fashion we have another Android device tear down. This time around the Motorola DROID 4 gets cracked open, and tore down to reveal everything under the hood of Motorola's fourth DROID slider. From the CPU to the 4G LTE chip and more we can see everything and how it works from the images and details provided.

Here’s what the Verizon Galaxy Nexus looks like on the inside

These days it's a rite of passage for every new and high-profile gadget: the moment when its tender casing is torn from its frame and all its silicon guts are spilled for the world to see. That time has already come for the HSPA+ version of the Galaxy Nexus, and ZD Net has given Verizon's LTE version the teardown treatment as well. If you're wondering what the inside of the very first Ice Cream Sandwich phone looks like, well, here it is.
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