Motorola Razr undergoes iFixits most complicated teardown yet
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iFixit has posted a detailed teardown of Motorolas foldable Razr, giving us our best look yet at the the inside of the device and its complicated mechanical hinging mechanism. Although iFixit praises the numerous feats of engineering that the company pulled off with its design, it says that its complexity made the Razr the most complicated phone-based contraption its ever taken apart.
There were several reasons for this. Motorolas gratuitous use of glue makes the device tricky to open in the first place, and even then there are plenty of flex cables that are easy to accidentally snap, creating booby traps for would-be repairers. Its so complicated that iFixit says its surprising that Motorola is able to offer screen repairs for…