The latest device to go on iFixit's surgery table is the Google Nexus 5X. The LG-made device scored a solid 7 out of 10 on their repairability scale. Here's a quote with their summary, but be sure to hit up the source link for their full video and writeup:
They must have performed their dissection on October 21st, because they playfully included several "Back to the Future" DeLorean toys in their screenshot. Clever and funny!Nexus 5X Repairability Score: 7 out of 10 (10 is easiest to repair).
- Many components are modular and can be replaced independently.
- Standard Phillips screws means a driver is easy to find.
- The battery isn't immediately user accessible but isn't too challenging, or too adhered, to replace.
- Fused display assembly—glass and LCD will need to be replaced together if one or the other breaks.