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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.
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iFixit shows that Samsung moved away from its traditional component layout, but the new design is difficult to repair.
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Most of the components found within the Galaxy Note8 are modular and can be replaced independently, revealed iFixit.
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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.
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The 3,300mAh battery has been subjected to an extensive eight-point Battery Safety Check, and has also been tested by Underwriters Laboratories.
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iFixit shows the motherboard, along with the Note8’s four cameras.
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iFixit assigned the Galaxy Note8 a repairability score of four out of ten.