IFixit evaluated maintainability Google Pixel C

IFixit evaluated maintainability Google Pixel C

iFixit evaluated maintainability device 4 out of 10, telling that the components are held together by a «thick, sticky glue». Battery Connector closed two cables and a piece of tape, while the battery cells themselves «very firmly glued». This not only complicates the disassembly Pixel C, but also access to other components.

Although it took some time, but the team still iFixit got their hands on the Google Android-tablet, Google Pixel C (released in December 2015) and disassembled it in the name of science. Although the device is quite productive and received several interesting pieces, when it comes to maintainability, things are not so smooth.

IFixit evaluated maintainability Google Pixel C

iFixit evaluated maintainability device 4 out of 10, telling that the components are held together by a «thick, sticky glue». Battery Connector closed two cables and a piece of tape, while the battery cells themselves «very firmly glued». This not only complicates the disassembly Pixel C, but also access to other components.


Antennas are glued on the column, it means that the replacement of the latter will take longer and increase the risk of damage. In addition, the heart of Pixel C – motherboard – glued to the bottom, without screws for easy separation.

Besides the enormous amount of glue, the tablet received from Google integers magnets 17 that extended across the side of the plate in order to connect it to his keyboard. Full disassembly process you will see a link in

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