After Hours

NOOKcolor Teardown

Metal frame and display assembly

With the internal metal frame separated from the display assembly, we get our first good look at the NOOKcolor's printed circuit board (PCB). Before going any further with the display assembly, let's finish our examination of the metal frame and remove the battery.

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