Pixel 7 professional teardown reveals Google nonetheless cares little or no about repairability

it is as repairable as a Pixel 6 professional, which mustn’t be saying a lot

Google has lastly launched the Pixel 7 and the Pixel 7 professional. it is carrying pretty a pair of inner upgrades similar to a outcome of the mannequin new Tensor G2 SoC, and, inside the case of the Pixel 7 professional, a mannequin new, improved zoom imaging system. it is virtually sure to earn a spot in all people’s shortlist of the best Android telephones. however for of us who wished to have a extra in-depth have a look on the inside workings of the cellphone earlier than it reaches your fingers, you presumably can, due to a mannequin new teardown video. however spoiler alert: for of us who’re anticipating it to be simpler to restore than its predecessor, you are going to be sorely disenchanted.


YouTube channel PBKreviews has torn aside Google’s latest flagship smartphone, displaying its guts for the world to see. And for of us who ever noticed a Pixel 6 professional being disassembled, it is a terribly comparable story. The cellphone opens from the entrance, revealing a motherboard protected by a steel shield.

in truth, that is not unusual in any respect — in spite of the whole lot, the Pixel 6 professional and Pixel 7 professional are very comparable telephones in each seems to be and even some internals, so it ought to not come as a shock that additionally they seem comparable on the inside.

All-in-all, this YouTube channel is giving the Pixel 7 professional a 5.5/10 by method of reparability. In breaking down the rating, the reviewer notes that visual display unit replacements are comparatively simple and so is discovering parts for the machine. Battery replacements might very effectively be a bit superior, although, and changing completely different parts simply like the charging port may be troublesome as a outcome of the charging port is soldered into the motherboard.

it is not inconceivable to restore, however it reveals Google hasn’t improved issues in any respect for the motive that Pixel 6 professional, which has the exact identical 5.5/10 rating as its successor. rivals like Samsung’s Galaxy S22, nonetheless, are simpler to restore, as that cellphone acquired a 7.5/10 rating in the identical teardown. We’re hoping for extra enchancment on this regard as quickly as the Pixel eight comes round.


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