Cracking open the Galaxy Note 4
From the outside, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 looks a lot like the previous model, but Samsung has made several subtle design changes that make the device more difficult to disassemble and repair than previous Notes.
In this teardown gallery, Bill Detwiler walks you through disassembling the Note 4 and shows you the hardware inside. To read his complete hardware analysis, check out his article, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 teardown: New design hampers repairs.
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Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief 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 support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.