"Fused front panel, display, and internal frame: At one time, I criticized manufacturers for fusing a devices LCD panel to the front glass. If one component broke, you had to replace both. But having spent too much time removing tiny pieces of dust from between the two, Ive changed my mind."
Not to mention that cementing the two components together noticeably reduces loss of image contrast caused by reflections off of any air-glass interfaces inside the screen. One of the first devices in which they were fused was the Nook Color, which is known for having an unusually contrasty display.
Keep Up with TechRepublic