teardown

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.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus receives the iFixit teardown treatment

In the usual iFixit fashion today they've been nice enough to share the details on the innards of the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus flagship Android smartphone. Like they always do, today they've tore it down and they give us a look at every little piece inside this new device. Plenty of pictures are available after the break. I'm just sad I don't have one yet while they are shredding it to pieces already.

DROID RAZR torn down by iFixIt and Motorola

Have you been wondering how Motorola crammed so much high-end hardware into the DROID RAZR's slim frame, especially considering its beefy battery and LTE radio? Well so have the folks at iFixIt, only they have the expertise to tear apart that Kevlar case without destroying the goodies within. They've done their customary teardown, albeit with some non-standard tools - I'm told on good authority that that wicked little tool below is a Japanese carpentry saw called a dozuki.

Acer Iconia Smart S300 4.8″ smartphone clears the FCC, gets a teardown

The Acer Iconia Smart has just cleared the FCC and is headed our way soon. Spotted at the FCC getting a little teardown we now get to see a few of the internals of this huge 4.8" phone-tablet hybrid from Acer. It was first announced back in February and we even have some hands-on video from MWC2011 of the device, it's a unique smartphone that is for sure. Back in May it was delayed and the last we heard it was slated for a September release. At least it's finally hitting the FCC, we can expect a release shortly I'm assuming.

Sony Tablet S teardown: wedge shape reveals unique hardware

The Sony Tablet S was built in the shape of a wedge to fit the hands of users and to provide them with a form factor that they would be comfortable with using for extended periods of time. The center of gravity of the hardware is focused more heavily towards the thicker edge, where the user's palm would be when holding the device. The teardown of the device reveals some structural differences from the typical Android tablet to accommodate the design.

Samsung Epic 4G Touch gets the iFixit teardown treatment

iFixit is back with another teardown of an extremely popular smartphone, that being the Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch (aka SGSIIE4GT). They tear out that beautiful 4.52" AMOLED display and get down to the goods under the beautiful design of the Galaxy S II. From Wi-Fi radios and internal flash storage and more here is where you get to see if the inside is as beautiful as the outside. Check out all the photos after the break.

Motorola DROID Bionic gets shredded in an iFixIt teardown

Now that this week as well as the past month we've seen every side and angle imaginable of the Droid Bionic how about we take a look at the inside. I've always wanted to inside of something that "rules all machines" and today thanks to the popular iFixIt we have a full teardown treatment of the DROID Bionic.
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