Samsung S5 iFixit

One of the first things that goes along with the release of a new device is of course a good teardown video, and iFixit has offered one up again, this times for the Samsung Galaxy S5. In addition to rehashing the basic specs we already know, we get to see all the goodies that make the S5 tick.

The easy part is getting the back door of the S5 open, under which lies the 2800 mAh battery. From there is took a bit of effort to get a look at the rest of the hardware, namely the 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 that lies at the heart of the S5. Other hardware geekness is a'plenty, so if you want to see just what the S5 is packing, check out the video above for the full scoop.

Source: iFixit


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Samsung Galaxy S5 has its private parts analyzed by iFixit


Someone let Adam know his headline is missing the required snark for all ifixit teardowns ;)

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Just curious of what the manufacturers think of videos like these. I mean did the first couple videos get threatened with patent infringement fights or do the manufactures welcome them with open arms and gladly sell repair manuals to the videographers?

I would think they don't care. You open it up like this and the warranty is void so they are off the hook

You really should see the crap I don't post. Sorry if honesty offends you

Patent infringement fights? Assuming you mean a cease and desist order, no. You can tear just about anything about and rebuild it (or not rebuild). They're not copying anything.

You have the right to tamper with your own possessions. Otherwise Samsung would sue everyone who tries to remove the battery from their phone.

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Most of the time they get these items before they are even sold to the public. The manufacture's must have arrangements with them.

I'm still on the part. .of why and what's the point of opening these phones to see what's inside? It's a phone and it works..leave it alone..

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Why don't you just take it to get fixed or stop being cheap and pay your carrier for a item protection plan..duh!

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It's good to live in a world where you own the things you purchased and where there are people with engineering minds and not just consuming. Also to have publicly available information that can help you fix your device in case you don't have warranty or out of warranty or want to modify your phone got some reasons. Just saying.