Huawei P9: Teardown has good repairability – and similarities to the iPhone 6s

The new Huawei P9 is finally landed at iFixit and dusty emphasizes this solid rating in terms of repairability from. However, the similarity is criticized for iPhone 6s.

The colleagues at iFixit also take no mince words: The Huawei P9 (test) is obvious and proven modeled on the iPhone 6s from Apple.

This is, of course, a part of the external design of the smartphone, which if the metal casing and the antenna strip has undeniable similarities with the current iPhone.

However, the interior in the style of Apple seems to be maintained. “From the opening, on the adhesive strips on the battery, to the Pentalobe screws on sides of the USB port” remember everything being too after the iPhone, says the blog post by iFixit.

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Nevertheless, the Huawei P9 cuts off surprisingly well, in terms of repairability. For this award iFixit namely solid 7 out of 10 points, as the smartphone has a modular design to a large extent.

So the battery is, for example, although glued, but still without circumlocution accessible – edge the Galaxy S7 about the exchange of the energy storage made much more difficult. So bottom line, it must be noted that the Huawei P9 is fortunately relatively easy to repair, but Huawei should emancipate also a short distance from Apple.

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