The Pixel 4 lineup is making its method to extra markets and this brings extra alternatives for a teardown. The of us over at PBKreviews went forward and opened up the smaller Pixel 4 on video, giving us our first detailed have a look at the phone’s internals.
Getting inside requires the normal technique of eradicating the SIM tray and slicing by way of the adhesive holding the glass again to the body. Theres a number of T4 Torx screws that maintain a canopy over the battery connector. After the battery is disconnected we are able to see the wi-fi charging pad on the within the again cowl. We additionally see the two optically stabilized digital camera sensors.
Several extra brackets, connectors and screws later and the battery is lastly prepared to be eliminated by way of the three yellow stretch-release adhesive tapes. Going again to the cameras and extra exactly above them, now we have a complete bracket with the front-facing cameras and sensors all of that are dealing with in the direction of the display.
The model new Soli chip is housed in a separate board alongside the earpiece. Replacing the display would require disassembling the phone which is all the time a tedious course of.