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In pictures: Inside Samsung's Galaxy Note8

If you're thinking of dissembling your Samsung Galaxy Note8, don't!

In pictures: Inside Samsung's Galaxy Note8
A teardown by iFixit shows that a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 can be dissembled in 10 quick steps, but putting it back together proves more challenging. To save you from taking apart your phone, take a look at the Note8 insides here.
In pictures: Inside Samsung's Galaxy Note8
iFixit shows that Samsung moved away from its traditional component layout, but the new design is difficult to repair.
In pictures: Inside Samsung's Galaxy Note8
Most of the components found within the Galaxy Note8 are modular and can be replaced independently, revealed iFixit.
In pictures: Inside Samsung's Galaxy Note8
After the Note7 fiasco, Samsung placed the battery in the centre of the Note8 and also moved the vibration motor to the bottom-right to provide the cell with extra space, in case it heats up and expands.
In pictures: Inside Samsung's Galaxy Note8
The 3,300mAh battery has been subjected to an extensive eight-point Battery Safety Check, and has also been tested by Underwriters Laboratories.
In pictures: Inside Samsung's Galaxy Note8
iFixit shows the motherboard, along with the Note8’s four cameras.
In pictures: Inside Samsung's Galaxy Note8
iFixit assigned the Galaxy Note8 a repairability score of four out of ten.