Mobility

Dell Aero Smartphone Teardown

Without the battery cover

With the back cover removed, we can see the space for the battery, SIM card slot, and MicroSD card slot. Luckily, we can also see several Torx T5 case screws--a good sign for any cracking open job.

Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

Caption by: Bill Detwiler

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...